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Health Disparities Course
2010 Health Disparities Class Lectures

November 8, 2010
Jesse Schold, PhD
Health Disparities in End-Stage Renal Disease

November 8, 2010
Eileen Seeholzer, MD, MS

Overview of Project HYPE:
A Hypertension Study Using Lay Health Workers

November 1, 2010
Jill Kilanowski, PhD, RN, CPNP
Dietary Intake and Nutrition Education (DINE) for Latino Farmworker Children

November 1, 2010
Janeen Leon, MS
Health Disparities in the Re-entry Community

October 25, 2010
Henry Ng, MD, FAAP, FACP
LGBT Issues in Adolescent and Pediatric Health Care

October 11, 2010
Henry Ng, MD, FAAP, FACP
LGBT Population and Tobacco Use

October 4, 2010
Henry Ng, MD, FAAP, FACP
LGBT Health Issues: Video #1

October 4, 2010
Henry Ng, MD, FAAP, FACP
LGBT Health Issues: Video #2

September 27, 2010
Mark Chupp, PhD
The East Cleveland Health Partnership

September 27, 2010
Adam Perzynski, PhD
Health, Inequality and the Life Course

September 20, 2010
Cyleste Collins, PhD
Cultural Models to Examine Poverty and Health

August 30, 2010
Insoo Hyun, PhD
The Moral Badness of Health Inequalities


2009 Health Disparities Class Lectures

August 31, 2009
Ash Sehgal, MD
Introduction to Health Disparities

August 24, 2009
Janeen Leon, M.S., R.D., L.D.
Evaluation of Health Programs: Community Advocacy Program Re-Entry Clinic

September 14, 2009
Aaron Goldenberg, Ph.D., MPH
Genetics and Health Disparities

September 14, 2009
Joseph Sudano, Jr., Ph.D.
Measurement of Race, Ethnicity and Health Status

September 21, 2009
Joe White, Ph.D.
Insurance First: Why Simplify the "Disparities" Agenda

October 5, 2009
Ami Peacock, MSW
MetroHealth Cancer Care B.R.E.A.S.T. Program

October 5, 2009
Sumita Khatri, M.D., M.S., F.C.C.P.
Health Disparities in Asthma

October 12, 2009
Insoo Hyun, Ph.D.
Ethical Aspects of Health Disparities

October 26, 2009
Joseph Sudano, Jr., Ph.D.
International Health Disparities

October 26, 2009
Henry Ng, M.D.
Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health Disparities

November 2, 2009
Jessica Kelley-Moore, Ph.D.
Cultural Competency in Research

November 9, 2009
Kristen Williams, D.D.S.
The Epidemiology of Oral Health Disparities

November 16, 2009
J. Daryl Thornton, M.D., M.P.H.
Health Disparities in the ICU


Fast Food, Phosphorus Containing Food Additives, and the Renal Diet

Phosphorus additives are added to convenience and fast foods for many reasons, including as preservatives, leavening agents, and flavor enhancers. Unlike phosphorus that naturally occurs in meats, dairy products, whole grains, and nuts, phosphorus from additives is almost completely absorbed by the body. Phosphorus control is necessary for dialysis patients so it is important for them to become aware of these additives and the foods that contain them.

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Research Festival 2006

Health Disparities: From Genetics to Health Policy

September 27, 2006.

This research symposium provided information on the the mechanisms of health disparities and interventions to reduce disparities. The symposium featured three nationally recognized experts who spoke on several topics. The symposium was held in partnership with the Case School of Medicine, MetroHealth Rammelkamp Center for Education and Research, and the Case Center for Reducing Health Disparities.

Below are videos of the featured speakers.
Note - Using headphones may improve the sound quality.

Richard S. Cooper MD
The Use and Misuse of Genetic Research in Health Disparities

John M. Flack, MD, MPH
Health Disparities and Hypertension

Dennis Raphael, PhD
Public Policy Approaches To Health Inequities
with an introduction by Center Director Ashwini R. Sehgal, MD

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