• Over 10 years of focused research

    We have made it our mission to reduce health disparities by researching root causes, mechanisms, and interventions – educating students, providers, and policy makers – and partnering with community organizations and government agencies.

    Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhumane. – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • Community Research Scholars Initiative (CRSI)

    As part of the community engagement core of the P60, the Community Research Scholars Initiative has been created to increase research capacity of health and human service non-profits in Cleveland. The specific aims of the project are to increase research and evaluation skills through training research Scholars and creating a Community Research Network.

    Monthly Community Research & Evaluation Seminar (3rd Thursday of the Month) 9:30-11:00am




    Please RSVP to Jacqueline Theurer (jtheurer@metrohealth.org) if you plan to attend so appropriate space and refreshments are provided.

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      • “Information Overload: How to Evaluate Health Information” by Patricia Terstenyak

        “What’s the difference between organic and natural cereals?”  You might have heard about the cereal crimes reported by the Cornucopia Institute.  You can learn about it here. “My aunt’s brother-in-law cousin’s neighbor recently told me I should I be gluten free.  Does that mean no more delicious bread, ever?” In a world filled with health […]

      • “Kenneth and Mamie Phipps Clark: The Researchers Behind the Brown vs Board of Education Ruling” by Kim Juhas

         A prominent victory in the Civil Rights Movement was the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas ruling, which ended racial segregation in American public schools.  The Supreme Court unanimously agreed to overturn the 1896 Plessy v Ferguson “separate but equal” ruling, and this decision paved the road for large-scale desegregation.  NAACP attorney […]

      • “To Make or Not To Make a ‘To-Do’ List?” by Patricia Terstenyak

        To make or not to make a “to-do” list? Write blog. Make dinner. Put laundry away. Get son to clean bathroom. Read. These are a few things I get to do this evening and I wrote them down in my typical to-do list form.  I enjoy making to-do lists.  On challenging days, I even write […]