In the latest Fairness First “Health Equity Voices” podcast, Deborah Harris told host Alexandra Samarron Longorio that a friend had given her a pendant engraved with, “For such a time as this.”
That inscription aptly defines… Read more
The differences in health status and disease burden (e.g., lower quality of life, financial costs, and death) exist among specific populations based on social or demographic factors such as race and income.
The conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age (e.g., air quality, schools, parks, jobs, housing conditions, etc.).
Health equity is when every person has a fair and equal opportunity to be as healthy as possible and no one is… Read more
The Center for Health Equity Research and the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative congratulate spring 2022 graduates who each assisted on a variety of CHER and SHERC projects.
Graduates include: Sklyer James Bordeaux, Chassity Begay, Amy Gelatt, Shawndeena George, DeeDee James, Tressica Johnson, Ashley Lazaro, Stacey Litson, Bethany Robinson, Kate… Read more
May 2, 2022
When Alexandra Samarron Longorio was in her… Read more
Carmenlita Chief and Alexandra Samarron Longorio have devoted their careers to ensuring that every person, especially the most underrepresented and underserved, has a fair and just opportunity to be as healthy as possible.
It was this commitment to health equity that sparked the senior research coordinators at the Southwest Health Equity Research Collaborative’s Community Engagement Core to create their recently released Fairness First Campaign.
Through… Read more
What are the root causes of health inequity and how do they affect the social determinants of health?
According to the recently released 2020 Regional Health Equity Survey Report (RHES), a key component to the root causes of health equity lies in the paths that create the problem — the unequal… Read more