Members from the Health Equity Research Lab presented at the IHEA conference hosted in Boston, MA on July 8-11, 2017


May 2, 2017

April, 2017

Mentoring at the HER Lab

Following one of our most important aims at the lab, Mentoring, we are inviting students for: 

Postdoc Fellowship Opportunity and Summer Internship 2018

Studying Gender Minority Health Care Disparities

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. 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. 


March, 2017


Interested in learning more about the Health Equity Research Lab and Dr. Cook's work? 

Listen to his presentation on the preliminary results from the Patient Preferences in Treatment for Depression study HERE and about Racial/Ethnic Mental Health Care Disparities. HERE

Harvard Catalyst Enrichment Awards

Dr. Benjamin Cook comment in Reuters

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. 

New staff joins the HER Lab team

May 1, 2017

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


PCORI meetings: discussing the pilot survey

Welcome to the Health Equity Research Lab, Mike and Angela! 

July 10, 2017

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 

HER lab at the International Health Economics Association 2017

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


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Grand Rounds at Greater Boston Hospitals 

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.