At the University of Nebraska in Lincoln, the Minority Health Disparities Initiative (MHDI) is committed to breaking down traditional academic silos, and adopting an interdisciplinary and translational approach that includes science, policy, practice, and training to better the health and well-being of all Nebraska residents. This volume of collected essays is a product of our third annual writer’s retreat. The goal of this retreat is to disseminate and translate research updates from the field faster and more efficiently to community partners & organizations committed to addressing the needs of minority and underserved populations throughout the Central Plains. Buy the book.
UNL Office of Research and Economic Development recently published a news article that features Graduate Student Marissa Cardwell and undergraduate research assistants working with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Sociology Professor Kirk Dombrowski on his NSF funded project: Social Network Analysis for Solving Minority Health Disparities. Learn more.
The 2018 Minority Health Disparities Summer Research Program is now in full swing. Our program, funded by the National Science Foundation, provides six students, each summer, with basic approaches to network science and social network analysis and then they practice these skills while conducting NIH- and NSF-funded research projects in the lab. Learn more.
At the 2018 Nebraska Minority Health Conference, MHDI was presented with the 2018 Outstanding Minority Health Community/Corporate Organization Award. Learn More.