Center for Health Equity Research
The Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) is committed to finding solutions to end health disparities regionally, nationally, and globally by engaging researchers, healthcare providers, and communities in new ways that are culturally relevant and respectful. Our collaborative work provides solid information that our partners can use for their work to improve health and well-being for all.
CHER’s statement on anti-racism
Our hearts break for the millions of families who have experienced the everyday violence, trauma, and terror that reverberates from institutionalized racism, white supremacy and forces of settler colonialism.
We condemn the relentless racial profiling, surveillance, harassment, degradation and excessive use of force performed by law enforcement on Black, Indigenous, Latino, and other people of color, and the complete and utter failure of our justice system and other institutions to provide retribution and solace to these victims of state sponsored violence. Read more …
Our mission and vision
- Collaborate with communities to build foundations and environments that support health and well-being.
- Be a trusted partner and leader in research and action to attain the highest level of health for all people.