Current Research in the Disparities Research Unit
The Disparities Research Unit (DRU) generates innovative health and health services research that impacts policy, practice, and service delivery for multicultural populations.
Latino Youth Coping with Discrimination: A Multi-Level Investigation
This project seeks to understand how discrimination-related stressors affect mental health for Mexican-American youth living in a new migration area.
Building Infrastructure for Community Capacity in Accelerating Integrated Care
The Disparities Research Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of North Carolina Greensboro seek to reduce mental health disparities for racial/ethnic and linguistic minorities.
Medicaid and Substance Use Disorder Treatment
This project examines New York Medicaid data to investigate the role of Medicaid privatization on substance use disorder (SUD) treatment.
Positive Minds Strong Bodies – Implementation
This renewal grant tests an enhanced version of the Positive Minds-Strong Bodies disability prevention program, offered by Community Health workers to racial/ethnic & linguistic minority older adults.