Hopkins Center to Eliminate Cardiovascular Health Disparities
Our main goal is to eliminate racial disparities in cardiovascular health outcomes for persons living in Baltimore, Maryland, through a multi-pronged approach which includes studies aimed at improving health and medical care for patients with hypertension.
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health - Health Policy and Management, Dr. Thomas La Veist, B.A., Ph.D.
Dr. Thomas LaVeist has been featured in Newsweek, Newsday, Black Enterprise, and the Baltimore Sun, as well as on CNN, National Public Radio, and other national media outlets. He has written numerous articles that have been published in scientific public health and medical journals. His latest book, Minority Populations and Health: An Introduction to Health Disparities in the United States, was released in 2005. His edited volume, Race, Ethnicity and Health: A Public Health Reader was published fall 2002.
Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities
The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities envisions a state in which health care services are organized and delivered in a manner designed to eliminate health disparities among all populations, thereby leading to health equity for all Marylanders.