Socio-economic inequities


Serving the underserved

The deadly effects of social inequality

Where you live affects your health

Health effects of inequality (Q&A with Mary Bassett)


Poverty, socioeconomic disparities impact health outcomes

Promoting health equity may be good for business

Social inequalities fuel health disparities


Income inequality, ill health and the tax bill
The Atlantic
November 30, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: SV Subramanian

Socioeconomic inequalities in childhood undernutrition
BMJ Global Health
July 11, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors include: Sebastian Vollmer; SV Subramanian

Potential impact of American Health Care Act examined during a reddit ‘AMA’
March 15, 2017
Harvard Chan participants: John McDonough

The GOP health-care plan would quietly kill the Medicaid expansion. Here’s How.
The Washington Post
March 9, 2017
Harvard Chan authors included: Benjamin Sommers

Op-Ed: Can the Proposed Americn Health Care Act Improve on ‘Obamacare’?
Working Knowledge
March 8, 2017
Harvard Chan authors include: John Quelch

Red-State Medicaid Expansions – Achilles’ Heel of ACA Repeal?
The New England Journal of Medicine
February 9, 2017
Harvard Chan School authors included: Benjamin Sommers, MD, Ph.D., and Arnold M. Epstein, MD.


Medicaid expansion under ACA linked with better health care, improved health for low-income adults
JAMA Internal Medicine
August 8, 2016
Harvard Chan Authors Included: Benjimin Sommers, Robert Blendon, E. John Orav, Arnold Epstein

New center targets environmental health disparities in Massachusetts
August 4, 2016
Harvard Chan Participants: Francine Laden

Cost of poor child growth in developing world: $177B in lost wages for children born each year
The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
June 29, 2016
Harvard Chan School authors include: Günther Fink


More secondary schooling reduces HIV Risk
The Lancet Global Health
June 28, 2015
Harvard Chan School authors include: Jan-Walter De Neve, Günther Fink & S V Subramanian

Single mothers may face poorer health
Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health
May 14, 2015
Harvard Chan School authors include: Lisa Berkman, Erika Sabbath, Maria Glymour, and Mauricio Avendano

Living in community with income inequality may affect health
New York Times, the Upshot
March 30, 2015
Harvard Chan School authors include: Professor S V Subramanian comments included