Elena Rios of the National Hispanic Medical Association says that more research is needed on mental health for minority populations because they are a growing segment of the overall national population, and she adds that research to improve mental health in underserved populations can benefit greatly from patient and community involvement.
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A number of common and serious health conditions only or disproportionately affect women, and many others affect women differently than men. Learn about some of the 60 research and other studies we support that are addressing several of these conditions.
Ten projects will focus on topics such as diabetes, telehealth, HIV prevention, and heart disease, while one will promote the uptake of PCORI-funded research findings into practice.
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented unprecedented challenges to researchers, such as a need to shift in-person activities to a virtual format. Three PCORI-funded researchers offer tips to engage remotely while maintaining safety.
PCORI has a critical role to play in identifying solutions to the dual public health crises of violence and the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that are disproportionately claiming the lives of people of color. We stand united with the people of this country to find and implement those solutions.
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