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To reach the research center directed by Dr. Margarita Alegria, please visit the Disparities Research Unit at 

The Health Equity Research Lab:

Promote equity in health care: 

Identify and reduce health care disparities in underserved populations by developing and rigorously evaluating clinical and policy interventions, leveraging community assets, and mobilizing system transformation.


Recent Publications


1 September 2016

The PCORI project "​Improving methods of incorporating racial/ethnic minority patients' treatment preferences into clinical care" has begun. We are currently working with our community partners to develop the conjoint analysis survey.

Health Equity Research Lab

1035 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor

Cambridge, MA 02141

phone: 617-806-8741

fax: 617-806-8740