New staff joins the HER Lab team
Members from the Health Equity Research Lab presented at the IHEA conference hosted in Boston, MA on July 8-11, 2017
May 2, 2017
May 1, 2017
Health Equity Research Lab
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Rise in Antidepressant Prescriptions for Youth Raises Questions About Why
Nilay Kafali, Ph.D., of RTI International and researchers at the lab collaborated in a recent publication about the use of antidepressants in children before and after FDA's black box warning. MORE
Dr. Nicholas Carson and Dr. Ana Progovac were each recipients of Harvard Catalyst Enrichment Awards from the Health Disparities Research Program. Congratulations!
Grand Rounds at Greater Boston Hospitals
NEWS AND EVENTS
HER lab at the International Health Economics Association 2017
PCORI meetings: discussing the pilot survey
Welcome to the Health Equity Research Lab, Mike and Angela!
We are proud to have received funding from Harvard Catalyst to continue to address and identify Gender Minorities' health disparities.
Harvard Catalyst Enrichment Awards
Studying Gender Minority Health Care Disparities
Dr. Ana Progovac shared with Harvard Medical School and Cambridge Health Allliance colleagues about her current projects on "Identifying Gender Minority Patients’ Health and Healthcare Needs Using Administrative Claims Data in a National Sample of Medicare Beneficiaries".
A stakeholders meeting was scheduled to refine the questions from the pilot survey. Preliminary results of the survey were presented and new insights on how to polish the questions were discussed with the team.
Dr. Ana Progovac at Health Affairs March 2018 Issue Briefing
Dr. Progovac's work on gender minorities was featured in the last Health Affairs Issue. She also presented her work at a Health Affairs press briefing. MORE
Dr. Benjamin Cook comment in Reuters
July 10, 2017
Harvard Catalyst Grant received to study Gender Minorities
The HER lab members and the community partners involved in the PCORI project were fortunate to take part in a special exhibition created by Linda Michaud Cutrell entitled: Many Faces of Our Mental Health.
Dr. Cook comment on new publication about ACA Marketplaces for Mental Health. New opportunities after ACA, but not all insurance plans cover mental health care needs.