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Research Lab Results for health disparities

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  • Deidra Crews Lab

    Principal Investigator:
    Deidra Crews, M.D.
    Medicine

    Dr. Crews’ team focuses on health disparities in chronic kidney disease. We have studied how so...cial determinants of health, such as poverty and healthful food access, affect disparities in kidney disease outcomes. Our research on end-stage renal disease includes studies of the best timing and environment to initiate dialysis among vulnerable populations. view more

    Research Areas: poverty, chronic kidney disease, health disparities
  • Kelly Gebo Lab

    Principal Investigator:
    Kelly Gebo, M.D., M.P.H.
    Medicine

    Work in the Kelly Gebo Lab focuses on topics such as evidence-based practice, health utilizatio...n, policy generation, health disparities in patient access to health care, HIV/AIDS, aging and hepatitis. As part of the HIV Research Network (HIVRN), our lab gathers clinical and demographic data on HIV-infected patients to help develop a single, nationwide research database. In addition, our ongoing research explores evidence-based practice in relation to the management of hepatitis C as well as HIV/AIDS in mentally ill patients. We also investigate racial and gender disparities in patients who receive highly active antiretroviral therapy. view more

    Research Areas: Hepatitis, AIDS, HIV, aging, health care policy, evidence-based medicine, health disparities
  • Kristin Riekert Lab

    Principal Investigator:
    Kristin Riekert, Ph.D.
    Medicine

    Work in the Kristin Riekert Lab focuses on methods for improving health care quality and delive...ry, particularly among underserved and disadvantaged populations. Our research covers a range of important topics, including health beliefs, treatment adherence, doctor-patient communication, self-management interventions, mobile health initiatives, health disparities and patient-reported outcome methodology. We also work with the National Institutes of Health on multiple intervention trials focused on improving adherence and health outcomes in asthma, chronic kidney disease, cystic fibrosis (CF), sickle cell disease and secondhand smoke reduction. view more

    Research Areas: health care quality, treatment adherence, cystic fibrosis, patient-provider relationships, chronic illnesses, health disparities
  • Michelle Eakin Lab

    Principal Investigator:
    Michelle Eakin, Ph.D., M.A.
    Medicine

    The Michelle Eakin Lab conducts research on behavioral science and adherence and asthma outcome...s in inner-city children. Our studies into behavioral science have included exploring the impact of medication adherence on lung health outcomes in patients with cystic fibrosis, disparities in anti-hypertensive medication adherence in adolescents and other key topics. We also investigate methods for improving asthma care and treatment as well as health disparities among various ethnicities, particularly in pediatric patients. view more

    Research Areas: cystic fibrosis, asthma, behavioral medicine, health disparities
  • The Boss Lab

    The Boss Lab's research focus is on patient experience, health disparities, and surgical outcom...es and utilization. Studies include shared decision-making, communication, and patient/parent-reported outcomes for elective surgery in children; patient satisfaction metrics, outcomes, and health correlates in surgery and pediatrics; patient and family-centered care and communication in surgery and pediatrics; racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic disparities in pediatric surgical care utilization and outcomes; and quality and safety in pediatric surgical care view more

    Research Areas: communication, quality and safety in pediatric surgical care, disparities in pediatric care, pediatric surgical care, family-centered care
  • Wendy Bennett Lab

    Principal Investigator:
    Wendy Bennett, M.D., M.P.H.
    Medicine

    Research in the Wendy Bennett Lab focuses on weight management and women's health. We also exam...ine health disparities in low-income children and pregnant and postpartum women. view more

    Research Areas: women, weight loss, health disparities
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