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  • Resilience Screening Event

    Resilience Screening Sold Out! Big Hit!

    June 29, 2017, 12:39 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    CEHD co-hosted the screening of RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS AND THE SCIENCE OF HOPE on June 28th, 2017 at Rosenberg Library. 110 people attended the film screening.
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  • Resilience Screening

    Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

    June 5, 2017, 15:18 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    June 28 - Join CEHD & the Adverse Childhood & Community Experiences (ACEs) Collaborative for a FREE screening of the film, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," at Rosenberg Library in Galveston. Networking, lunch, screening (12-1pm) & Campfire Session about the great work happening in our community.
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  • Ken TMC Grant Presentation

    TMC Health Policy Institute Inaugural Grant Winners Present Findings

    April 10, 2017, 14:30 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    Article by Shanley Chien on April 5, 2017. The Texas Medical Center Health Policy Institute hosted Tuesday evening a conversation between the inaugural winners of the Grant Program in Collaborative Health Policy Research and a panel of experts. Students, faculty, doctors, nurses and other members of the health care community attended the event where researchers presented the culmination of their yearlong research endeavors. FULL ARTICLE AT:
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  • HDEART 2017 Flier 02-13-17

    Health Disparities Education, Awareness, Research & Training Consortium

    February 22, 2017, 14:19 PM by Dylan Lancaster
    This is the 15th Annual Disparities in Health in America: Working Toward Social Justice Workshop, which will take place from June 19th to June 24th at the Texas Medical Center (Shell Auditorium). You can register early to take advantage of the discount. More information will be available soon. UTMB is a sponsor:
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  • Refugee Migrant Health Boy

    Child Migrant Health Report

    February 10, 2017, 10:21 AM by Dylan Lancaster
    Funded through a grant from the Texas Medical Center (TMC) Health Policy Institute, this research report uncovers government policies, agency practices and environmental factors associated with the health of child migrants fleeing violence from Central America and Mexico and their ability to receive adequate healthcare in the United States. A cross-disciplinary research team from four TMC institutions (University of Texas Medical Branch, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children’s Hospital, and University of Houston Clearlake) produced this report.
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Get to Know cehd:

Since its inception in 2003, the Center to Eliminate Health Disparities (CEHD) has been involved in a number of projects designed to address health inequities through advancing Health System solutions and addressing the Social Determinants of Health, two core areas of work for the CEHD. Recognizing that long term solutions require vastly increased attention to and capacity for effecting change at the micro and macro levels, Global Health and Leadership Training have emerged as additional core work areas for the CEHD. We develop new, innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to address health inequities and implements them through building partnerships with a variety of stakeholders across sectors; and offers technical assistance to others implementing those approaches.