CDC's Office of Minority Health & Health Equity (OMHHE)
The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity aims to accelerate CDC's health impact in the U.S population and to eliminate health disparities for vulnerable populations as defined by race/ethnicity, socio-economic status, geography, gender, age, disability status, risk status related to sex and gender, and among other populations identified as at-risk for health disparities.
For more information: http://www.cdc.gov/minorityhealth/
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities at the National Institutes of Health envisions an America in which all populations will have an equal opportunity to live long, healthy and productive lives. The mission of NIMHD is to lead scientific research to improve minority health and eliminate health disparities.
For more information: http://www.nimhd.nih.gov/
Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC)
Health Services Research Information Central (HSRIC) serves as a public focal point for important publications and web materials produced within the National Library of Medicine (NLM) that are of interest to the HSR community. This topical webpage collects Data, Tools, Statistics, Grants, Funding, Fellowships, Guidelines, Journals, and key organizations related to health disparities.
For more information:http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hsrinfo/disparities.html
Indiana Department of Health – Office of Minority Health (ISDH – OMH)
Indiana Department of Health – Office of Minority Health (ISDH – OMH) focuses its efforts on improving disparities in preventable health conditions among minorities throughout the state. The OMH serves the Hispanic/Latino, Black, Asian, Pacific Islanders, and Native American Indian populations (approximately 14% of the state's population).
For more information: http://www.state.in.us/isdh/23551.htm
American Public Health Association (APHA)
The American Public Health Association is the oldest and most diverse organization of public health professionals in the world and has been working to improve public health since 1872. The Association aims to protect all Americans, their families and their communities from preventable, serious health threats and strives to assure community-based health promotion and disease prevention activities and preventive health services are universally accessible in the United States. APHA represents a broad array of health professionals and others who care about their own health and the health of their communities.
For more information: http://www.apha.org/
Indiana Public Health Association (IPHA)
The Indiana Public Health Association was formed in 1946 with the mission of providing a networking partnership for health professionals and members of the public with an interest in the health of the people of Indiana.
For more information: http://www.inpha.org/index.php
Indiana Rural Health Association (IRHA)
The Indiana Rural Health Association is a not-for-profit corporation developed for the purpose of improving the health of all Indiana citizens in rural settings.
For more information: http://www.indianaruralhealth.org/
Indiana Society for Public Health Education (InSOPHE)
The purpose of Indiana SOPHE is to promote, encourage, and contribute to the advancement of the health of all people and to advance the health education/promotion profession through research, service, leadership, education, and distribution of appropriate materials.
For more information: http://www.insophe.org/
Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change
In 2005, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation launched Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change to seek and evaluate projects aimed at reducing racial and ethnic health care disparities. Finding Answers manages an $8 million grant portfolio that funds program evaluations in 33 health care organizations across the country.
For more information: http://www.solvingdisparities.org/
Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES)
The primary goal of CRRES is to make the study of race and ethnicity more visible on the Indiana University-Bloomington campus by providing a forum for research collaborations across interdisciplinary units.
For more information: http://www.iub.edu/~crres/
Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention (RCAP)
The Rural Center for AIDS/STD Prevention (RCAP), which began operations in March, 1994, and is headquartered at Indiana University, is a joint project of Indiana University, University of Colorado, and University of Kentucky. The major focus of the RCAP is the promotion of HIV/STD prevention in rural America, with the goal of reducing HIV/STD incidence.
For more information: http://www.indiana.edu/~aids/
Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS)
The Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions (HCHDS) was established in 2002. The Center brings together the health research and program development resources of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes to demonstrate the efficacy of public health, social science and medical science in mitigating health disparities. Its mission is to generate and disseminate knowledge to reduce racial/ethnic and social class disparities in health status and health care through research, training, community partnerships and advocacy.
Health Power for Minorities
Health Power for Minorities is committed to improving the health of multicultural/racial and ethnic minority populations, or minority populations. Its website is identified by Google as the leading source of "health information for minorities", and the second leading source of "minority health information."
For more information: http://www.healthpowerforminorities.com/