The unit comprises of an interdisciplinary group of psychologists, social policy analysts, health economists, psychiatrists, data analysts, sociologists and other professionals.

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Our unit conducts research to improve health care service delivery for diverse populations.

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Our Mission

The mission of the Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital is to generate innovative health and health services research that helps shape policy, practice, and service delivery to reduce disparities and improve the well-being of diverse populations. Utilizing collaborative approaches with researchers, clinicians and community agencies, the unit supports an array of research activities as well as nurtures a core of junior researchers. The Disparities Research Unit brings a strong focus on community-based and applied interventions to improve service delivery for diverse populations.


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Disparities Research Unit

50 Staniford Street, Ste 830BostonMA 02114
  •  Near Public Transit
  •  Handicapped Accessible
  • Phone:  617-724-1237

Power and Sample Size for Multilevel and Longitudinal Study Designs

November 28-30, 2017
Register by November 21

This short course provides scientists with the training needed for selecting a valid sample size for balanced longitudinal and multilevel study designs with normally distributed outcomes. Attendees must have had introductory statistical training and be comfortable with basic hypothesis testing. Sponsored by Harvard Catalyst, the Harvard Medical School Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership, and the Disparities Research Unit at Mass General.

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