Groups Working to Address Minority Care Disparities
Maki, Aisling (2011) Groups Working to Address Minority Care Disparities. The Daily News, 126 (140).
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Disparities in minority health continue to be a major health care issue in Memphis, but a determined group of health care, academic, government and faith-based entities is working diligently to address those disparities. The Consortium for Health Education, Economic Empowerment and Research is a health-equity research initiative housed at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Working to develop, share and implement research aimed at impacting minority health and reducing inequities, CHEER partners with LeMoyne-Owen College; Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare; the Memphis and Shelby County Health Department; Memphis Housing Authority; First Baptist Church Lauderdale; and Mustard Seed Inc., a faith-based…