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The UNC Center for Health Equity Research (CHER) brings together collaborative, multidisciplinary teams of stakeholders to improve health in North Carolina communities with a shared commitment to innovation, collaboration and health equity.

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    Tonia Poteat Interviewed on Roe v. Wade by TheBodyPro

    In a recent interview, Tonia Poteat spoke with Bakita Kasadha of TheBodyPro about the possible impacts of the June 24, 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization Supreme Court decision. Poteat shared her initial reaction to the ruling and shared insights about the possible impacts on multiple groups, including transgender people and healthcare providers. Asked … Continued

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    CHER and Clinical Scholars Program Share EDI Outcomes

    Giselle Corbie, M.D., M.Sc., CHER director, and Claudia Fernandez, DrPH, M.S., R.D., LDN, co-direct the Clinical Scholars program. Clinical Scholars is a national leadership program for experienced healthcare providers advancing health equity. In a new article in the Journal of General Internal Medicine, Corbie, Gaurav Dave, M.D., DrPH, MPH, Abacus Evaluation director, and colleagues shared … Continued

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    Tonia Poteat Quoted in American Heart Association News Article

    Tonia Poteat, Ph.D., MPH, PA-C, CHER Core Faculty, was quoted in the American Heart Association news article “Why the world of LGBTQ health doesn’t fit under a single label.” The article discusses the differences – and similarities – in health care concerns for LGBTQ people. Poteat emphasized that some issues do seem to impact all … Continued


Featured Project


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Led by Giselle Corbie, Gaurav Dave, Stacy Lindau (University of Chicago) and Mary Wolfe, CRx-CVD (Implementation of EMR-Integrated Referrals to Link Clinical and Community Services to Reduce Health Inequity) hopes to learn how to better support clinics in rural settings to implement new resource referral technology systems and to improve the self-management and health outcomes associated with cardiovascular diseases among patients. .