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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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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  •  Near Public Transit
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  • Phone:  617-724-1237

Disparities Research Unit in the News

Study details a path for treating Latino immigrants with mental health and substance misuse symptoms

SAMHSA’s GAINS Center featured Dr. Alegria in a 4-part video interview on “Removing Obstacles to Eliminating Racial & Ethnic Disparities in Behavioral Health Care”:

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