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.

August 1st, 2016

Harvard Catalyst Grant received to study Gender Minorities

September 1st, 2016

March, 2017

May 2, 2017

May 1, 2017

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


Health Equity Research Lab

1035 Cambridge Street, 2nd Floor

Cambridge, MA 02141

phone: 617-806-8741

fax: 617-806-8740

April, 2017

June 15th, 2016

Dr. Nicholas Carson and Dr. Ana Progovac were each recipients of Harvard Catalyst Enrichment Awards from the Health Disparities Research Program. Congratulations!


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

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.


August 1oth, 2016

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


PCORI meetings: discussing the pilot survey

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


We are proud to have received funding from Harvard Catalyst to continue to address and identify Gender Minorities' health disparities. 

Harvard Catalyst Enrichment Awards

March, 2017

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


June 26th, 2016

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".