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Mission

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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  • CHER Student Spotlight: Savinna Mangalindan

    Savinna Mangalindan is a UNC Center for Health Equity Research Communications Assistant. Why is health equity or health equity research important to you? It has become very apparent to us the kinds of disparities that exist in healthcare which quite literally determines the lives of people. I believe that everyone, despite their demographic, how they … Continued

  • Shikira Thomas, MSPH, Portrait/Headshot

    CHER Staff Spotlight: Shikira Thomas

    Shikira Thomas, MSPH is a UNC Center for Health Equity Research Research Program Manager. Why is health equity or health equity research important to you? Favorable health is a basic right that should be afforded to all, but often is not. Health equity is important because it impacts the survival of so many populations. By … Continued

 

Featured Project

Increasing Trustworthiness through Engaged Action and Mobilization (I-TEAM)

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The I-TEAM Project is one of 11 state teams in the Community Engagement Research Alliance Against COVID-19 in Disproportionately Affected Communities (CEAL).

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Community Voices

Hear from Shirley McFarlin, James McFarlin Community Development, Inc.

“Our goal has been to assist communities, especially our rural communities in helping to help themselves.”

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