Race and Ethnic Health Inequities

2019

America is Failing its Black Mothers (magazine story)

2018

How discrimination can harm black women’s health

2017

Poll finds that at least one quarter of Asian Americans report being personally discriminated against in the workplace and housing
NPR
December 4, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Robert Blendon

The broader, hurtful impacts of discrimination
Boston Globe
November 24, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Michelle Williams

Poll finds more than one-third of Native Americans report slurs, violence, harassment, and being discriminated against in the workplace
NPR
November 14, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Robert Blendon

Jim Crow laws: A contributing factor to more lethal breast cancer among U.S. black women now?
American Journal of Epidemiology
November 1, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Nancy Krieger

Poll finds one-third of Latinos say they have experienced discrimination in their jobs and when seeking housing
NPR
November 1, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Robert Blendon

Poll finds at least half of Black Americans say they have experienced racial discrimination in their jobs and from the police
NPR
October 24, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Robert Blendon

Addressing disparities in prostate cancer death rates between black and white men
Boston Globe
October 11, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Timothy Rebbeck

Police-reform stats fit for sports geeks
New York Daily News
October 7, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Nancy Krieger and Jason Beckfield

Are hate crimes a public health issue?
British Medical Journal
August 24, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Nancy Krieger

Post-surgical racial mortality gap may be narrowing
Health Affairs
June 5, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Winta Mehtsun; Jie Zheng; E. john Orav; and Ashisha Jha

Biking preferences in lower-income neighborhoods may vary by race
Preventative Medicine Reports
May 25, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Anne Lusk

Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions
The Lancet
April 8, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Nancy Krieger, PhD; Madina Agénor, ScD

Puerto Rican adults boost cardiovascular health with Mediterranean diet.
Journal of Nutrition
April 1, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Josiemer Mattei and Mercedes Sotos-Prieto

Ask the Experts: The Future of the American Health Care Act
Facebook Live Discussion
March 24, 2017
Participating Harvard Chan School Faculty: John McDonough and Benjamin Sommers

Mobile technology empowers community health workers in developing countries
PLOS
March 20, 2017
Harvard Chan School Faculty and Students cited: Joesph Rhatigan and Junaid Nabi

Health Equity Matters for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders
JAMA
February 8, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors included: Howard K. Koh, MD, MPH and John J. Park, MB ChB

2016

Police killings, police deaths a public health issue
Voice America
July 15, 2016
Research from Harvard Chan Professor: Nancy Krieger

Blacks living longer but still face health disadvantages
New York Times
May 8, 2016
Harvard Chan School faculty cited: David R. Williams

Being Black is Bad for Your Health
U.S. News and World Report
April 14, 2016
Harvard Chan authors include: David R. Williams

A better surveillance system for tracking police homicides
American Journal of Public Health
March 17, 2016
Harvard Chan School authors include: David Hemenway

2015

Poor sleep may contribute to health disparities
Sleep
June, 2015 issue 
Harvard Chan School authors include: Xiaoli Chen, Susan Redline, Chandra Jackson and Michelle Williams

Racism harmful to Health
New York Times columnist Charles M. Blow op-ed article published March 11, 2015
Cited research from Harvard Chan School Professor: Nancy Krieger

Trends in US deaths from legal interventions
The study appeared online in the Harvard Public Health Review in January 2015
Harvard Chan School authors include: Nancy Krieger, Mathew V. Kiang, Jarvis T. Chen, and Pamela Waterman