Services

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RESEARCH:
The Center for Reducing Health Disparities is a partner in research endeavors focusing on underserved or health disparate populations including minorities and rural populations. The Center is available to provide a number of services to facilitate research including: consultation on study design of projects targeting underserved communities, Spanish translation services for IRB approved research related documents, and promotion and enrollment into research studies.

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT:
The Center seeks to engage communities in reducing health disparities, and the Center is available to participate in and provide workshops, presentations, and limited health screenings. Some workshop/presentation topics include:

  • Latino Health Disparities
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Tobacco
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Community Advocacy & Organizing
  • Positive Self-Esteem
  • African-American Health Disparities
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health
  • Secondhand Smoke 

The Center has a conference room that is available for use by community organizations and groups for meetings, gatherings, and events. To schedule conference room, please contact Stephon McNeil at (402) 559-9660.
 
EDUCATION:
The Center will provide educational opportunities for students, faculty, and staff on health disparities including service-learning opportunities.
 
For more information on services, please contact Athena Ramos, Program Coordinator, at (402) 559-2095 or via email at aramos@unmc.edu