Health Disparities Panel Discussion

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Resources from the Health Disparities Discussion Panelists 

Three Chicago experts (bios provided below) that are working in the health care field to study and address disparities in health care access and outcomes visited NEIU. They discussed and presented their work, the goals they are working to achieve and their career paths.

Some of the resources are listed below. 

 

Chicago Health Disparities (Peer Navigators & Participatory Research by Dr. Pat Corrigan at Illinois Institute of Technology)

 
Chicago Cancer Health Equity Collaborative (CHEC), which involves Northwestern University, University of Illinois at Chicago and Northeastern Illinois University whose goal is to advance cancer health equity through meaningful scientific discovery, education, training, and community engagement.
 
 
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health, a non-profit organization that promotes health equity and social justice through partnerships between communities and academic institutions. 
 
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), a non-profit organization in Washington, DC, helps people make informed healthcare decisions, and improves healthcare delivery and outcomes, by producing and promoting high-integrity, evidence-based information that comes from research guided by patients, caregivers, and the broader healthcare community.
 
City of Chicago, Department of Public Health, Healthy Chicago Agenda