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Health Disparities Research at UC Merced

As defined by the CDC, health disparities are preventable differences in the burdens of disease, injury, violence, or opportunities. UC Merced researchers across disciplines are addressing health disparities and developing innovative solutions.

There are also opportunties for both undergraduate and graduate students to receive further training in this area of research. 

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Opportunities for Students
Find out more about health disparities research opportunities for students
Recent publications
Professor Jennifer Hahn Holbrook examines differing breastfeeding rates among American women 

Featured News

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October 8, 2019

Professor Clarissa Nobile has been named the newest Kamangar Family Endowed Chair in Biological Sciences and will be honored at a private ceremony with the donors this fall. “I am so...

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July 16, 2019

By Brenda Ortiz, UC Merced  Fourth-year Public Health doctoral student Tashelle Wright won UC Merced’s first Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) Predoctoral...

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June 3, 2019
UC Merced Undergrad Alumna Wins Fulbright, Will Study Health Disparities Among Indian Women
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