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Health Disparities


scientific focus area thumbnail logoHealth Disparities research explores the inequalities –whether biological, environmental, or behavioral-- among different populations in terms of disease incidence, prevalence, morbidity, and mortality. Disparities exist for numerous diseases and affect a wide range of population groups.

Richard O. Cannon III, M.D.

Tiffany M. Powell-Wiley, M.D., M.P.H.

James Taylor, M.D.

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