June 26th, 2016

March, 2017

Health Equity Research Lab Director, Ben Cook, received the Young Mentor Award from Harvard Medical School's Office for Diversity Inclusion and Community Partnership in recognition of his mentoring of students, clinicians, and researchers in health care disparities research. The ceremony will be held on June 12, 2017.


PCORI Project Launched

August 1oth, 2016

April 7th, 2016

Andrea Ault-Brutus is leaving the HER Lab to become director of the Mental Health Innovation Lab in NYC. Congrats Andrea!


August 1st, 2016

Members of the HER lab research team presented at the Academy Health Research Meeting in Boston this past June. 


January 25th, 2015

Researcher Timothy Creedon presents his publication "Access to Mental Health Care
Increased but not for Substance Use, While Disparities Remain" at the Health Affairs briefing at the National Press Club in Washington D.C.

New staff joins the HER lab team

June 29th, 2016

The Health Equity Research Lab hosted a discussion and presentation of Dr. Lokkerbol and Dr. Leff's work on mental health systems modeling. 


HER lab members presented at the NIHM Mental Health Services Research Conference 2016.


Timothy Creedon and Ben Cook's research on the effect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on access to mental health care is featured in this article in Kaiser Health News

​News Archives

September 1st, 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.

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June 15th, 2016

HER lab members attended and presented at the conference at the University of Pennsylvania in June. 


A recent publication by Dr. Ben Cook and Timothy Creedon was featured in The Atlantic.​


June 7th, 2016

Dr. Ben Cook and Dr. Margarita Alegria appear on "A Boston State of Mind", a documentary produced by the Boston College Gabelli Presidential Scholars Program (Class of 2017) exploring mental health in the Greater Boston area. The documentary can be viewed here

Dr. Ben Cook discusses his research and health disparities in Massachusetts. 


June 6th, 2016

August 1oth, 2016

Welcome to the Health Equity Research Lab, Rajan and Esther!