College of Health and Human Services

Health Equity Research Center (HERC)

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The mission of the HERC is to advance health equity and social justice through innovative, interdisciplinary research and community-engaged scholarship.

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The vision of the Health Equity Research Center is to advance health equity through an organized program of interdisciplinary public health, social science, and policy-based research activities. We envision using our expertise to study health inequities and to develop interventions that improve health equity. Our collaboration aims to create an interdisciplinary synergy, bringing new innovative methodological approaches and intervention strategies to addressing current and upcoming population health challenges.

Upcoming events

interdisciplinary research seminars on health equity

Coming Soon: Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series on Health Equity 2022-2023


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Last Updated: 6/21/22