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Research Center of Excellence on Minority Health Disparities

The Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE) strives to ensure that all Americans have an equal chance to lead healthy lives.  Through research enterprises, community outreach, and education programs, the M-CHE acts across the state and the nation to eliminate racial and ethnic health disparities and achieve equitable health status and health care for all...  more »

 

 

Collegium of Scholars

September 10
October 8
November 12
December 10

12noon -1:30PM

Location:
Maryland Center for Health Equity
Conference Room; 3rd Floor, School of Public Health

Please join us for a presentation and interactive discussion.

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Maryland Center for Health Equity Newsletter
Summer 2014

  • Message from the Principal Investigators
  • Research Updates
  • Research Training and Education & Community Outreach and Engagement
  • Student and Staff News  
  • Upcoming Events &
    News Worth Reading
     

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MCHE Associate Director Craig S Fryer part of team awarded R21 to assess risk perceptions for flavored small cigars/cigarillos among young adults

Craig S. Fryer, Assistant Professor in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health and Associate Director of the Maryland Center for Health Equity is a co-investigator on a recently awarded R21 funded by the FDA through the National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI), titled Assessing Risk Perceptions for Flavored Small Cigars/Cigarillos among Young Adults.

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Maryland Study Defines Typology of Researchers Based upon Strategies used to Retain Minority Participants in Clinical Trials

The equitable inclusion of racial and ethnic minority participants in research, including clinical trials, remains elusive for many investigators, and retaining participants in a study after successful recruitment presents unique challenges.  A recent study conducted at the University of Maryland Center for Health Equity (M-CHE), however, has uncovered new information concerning characteristics of researchers and methods used to retain study participants.   


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