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Introducing the Sinai Model for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Health

Steven Whitman, Ami M. Shah, and Maureen R. Benjamins

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter describes the events and lessons that led to the development of the Sinai Model for Reducing Health Disparities and Improving Health. The methods and experiences described in this book ... More


A History of the Movement to Address Health Disparities

Jade L. Dell and Steven Whitman

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0002
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter begins with a review of health disparities in the time of slavery and during the Reconstruction era, the desegregation of health care, and federal health programs and policies. It then ... More


Fragmentation in Mental Health Benefits and Services: A Preliminary Examination into Consumption and Outcomes

Barak Richman, Daniel Grossman, and Frank Sloan

in The Fragmentation of U.S. Health Care: Causes and Solutions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195390131
eISBN:
9780199775934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195390131.003.012
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter discusses consumption disparities in outpatient mental health services among a diverse insured working population. It first observes that despite paying equal insurance premiums and ... More


Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States: An Introduction

Richard J. Wolitski, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Ron Stall

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter places health disparities affecting gay and bisexual men within the context of health disparities experienced by other socially marginalized groups in the United States. It defines the ... More


Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Steven Whitman, Ami Shah, and Maureen Benjamins

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The 1980s opened a discussion of the varying nature of health in different segments of the United States. Falling under the rubric of ‘health disparities’, a great deal of research has been published ... More


Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Richard J. Wolitski, Ron Stall, and Ronald O. Valdiserri (eds)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Most public health students, academicians, and practitioners readily recognize the association between racial/ethnic minority status and the disproportionate burden of preventable disease in the ... More


Moving the Field Forward: A Strategic Framework to Develop Health Research among MSM Communities

Ron Stall, Ronald O. Valdiserri, and Richard J. Wolitski

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0014
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter provides an overview of how best to move the field of health research among gay and bisexual men forward. It starts with a description of “generations” of research, i.e., research at the ... More


Sinai’s Improving Community Health Survey:: Methodology and Key Findings

Ami M. Shah and Steven Whitman

in Urban Health: Combating Disparities with Local Data

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199731190
eISBN:
9780199866465
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199731190.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In response to growing inequities in health, the Sinai Health System conducted a survey that has altered the way public health data are used in Chicago. The Sinai Urban Health Institute (SUHI), a ... More


Lesbian and Bisexual Women’s Physical Health

Jane M. Simoni, Laramie Smith, Keren Lehavot, Karen Fredriksen-Goldsen, and Karina L. Walters

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0013
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter considers the challenges of conducting research to examine health disparities based on sexual orientation, particularly for sexual minority women, and describes some of the major studies ... More


Health Difference, Disparity, Inequality, or Inequity—What Difference Does It Make What We Call It?: An Approach to Conceptualizing and Measuring Health Inequalities and Health Equity

Paula Braveman

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Over the past two and a half decades, distinct approaches have been taken to defining and measuring health inequalities or disparities and health equity. Some efforts have focused on technical issues ... More


Racial Health Disparities and Questions of Evidence: What Went Wrong with Healthy People 2010

Carolyn Moxley Rouse

in Understanding Health Inequalities and Justice: Bridging Perspectives for New Conversations

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630359
eISBN:
9781469630373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630359.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

The United States Healthy People 2010 initiative, designed to focus nationally funded health research and care on achieving a set of nationwide goals, was directed toward the elimination of racial ... More


Global Health Law Norms: A Coherent Framework to Understand PPACA’s Approach to Eliminate Health Disparities and Address Implementation Challenges

Gwendolyn Roberts Majette

in Law and Global Health: Current Legal Issues Volume 16

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199688999
eISBN:
9780191768118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688999.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines how global health law norms provide a coherent legal and policy framework to understand the diverse provisions within the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). The ... More


Gay Men’s Health and the Theory of Cultural Resilience

Amy L. Herrick, Mark S. Friedman, and Ron Stall

in Handbook of Psychology and Sexual Orientation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199765218
eISBN:
9780199979585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199765218.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter explores health disparities among men who identify as gay, bisexual, queer, same gender loving, or some other sexual minority term, as well as men who engage in same-sex sexual behavior. ... More


Measuring Disparities in Health: Methods and Indicators

SUDHIR ANAND, FINN DIDERICHSEN, TIMOTHY EVANS, VLADIMIR M. SHKOLNIKOV, and MEG WIRTH

in Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter explores critical issues related to the measurement of health equity. It notes that without reliable data on disparities in health, policy makers and populations are less equipped to ... More


Prevalence of Primary Mental Health Morbidity and Suicide Symptoms among Gay and Bisexual Men

Susan D. Cochran and Vickie M. Mays

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the data regarding the prevalence of psychiatric disorders and suicide risk among gay and bisexual men in the United States. It begins by examining the methodological ... More


Promoting Social Justice Through Public Health Practice

Alonzo L. Plough and Priya Gandhi

in Social Injustice and Public Health

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190914653
eISBN:
9780190914684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190914653.003.0023
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter describes the need to make social justice a goal of public health practice. The chapter discusses the roles of public health agencies at the federal, state, and local levels as well as ... More


Access to Optimal Care among Gay and Bisexual Men: Identifying Barriers and Promoting Culturally Competent Care

Rajeev Ramchand and Claude Earl Fox

in Unequal Opportunity: Health Disparities Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men in the United States

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195301533
eISBN:
9780199863815
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195301533.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter discusses a variety of issues that impact access to optimal health care for gay and bisexual men in the United States. Special consideration is given to health insurance coverage and ... More


Health Disparities: Race, Ethnicity, Gender, and Class

Alison G.M. Brown and Sara C. Folta

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0004
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Diet- and nutrition-related health disparities and inequities are a growing issue globally and nationally. This chapter explores how race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status influence ... More


The “Primitive Pelvis,” Racial Folklore, and Atavism in Contemporary Forms of Medical Disenfranchisement

Khiara M. Bridges

in Reproducing Race: An Ethnography of Pregnancy as a Site of Racialization

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268944
eISBN:
9780520949447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268944.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter explains how the personally held racist beliefs of physicians may contribute to health disparities between racial groups. It grounds the less-obvious medical disenfranchisement of women ... More


Multiracial Americans, health patterns, and health policy: assessment and recommendations for ways forward

Jenifer L. Bratter and Christa Mason

in Race Policy and Multiracial Americans

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447316459
eISBN:
9781447316480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447316459.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter brings multiracial persons into the discussion of health policies concerning racial health disparities by addressing four issues. First, it provides a brief overview of the work on the ... More


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