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THE MINORITY HEALTH DISPARITIES INITIATIVE STUDENT-POWERED BLOG

THE MINORITY HEALTH DISPARITIES INITIATIVE STUDENT-POWERED BLOG

The Undergraduate Research Assistants at MHDI are a collaborative group of individuals seeking to highlight various minority health disparities on a local and state-wide scale. Through research and use of various multimedia platforms they have created a blog that provides intriguing, informative posts for leisure, personal learning and educational uses. Check out the blog!>>

NEW BOOK ON HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE MIDWEST

NEW BOOK ON HEALTH DISPARITIES IN THE MIDWEST

This volume of collected essays is a product of the 2016 Minority Health Disparities Initiative writing retreat at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The goal of University of Nebraska’s MHDI is to disseminate and translate the research of affiliated university faculty to our community partners and organizations, as part of a larger goal to address the needs of minority and under-served populations throughout the Central Plains. These essays discuss ongoing research on language and health outcomes, communication and social “space”, communication and community-level engagement, and effective communication in health campaigns and programs. Check out the book>>




Lookingpastskin

LOOKING PAST SKIN: REFOCUSING IMMIGRATION, AGRICULTURE, & OUR WELL-BEING

Looking Past Skin: Refocusing Immigration, Agriculture, & our Well-being, An Interactive Exhibit @ The Nebraska History Museum (3rd Floor) is an evidence-based art exhibit that is part of a larger effort to wed art & research. Join us for an informative session on how to engage your students using these installations. Questions? Contact kmatthews2@unl.edu.  View event schedule>>