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University of Virginia

School of Medicine Research

School of Nursing Research

Home Intervention with Depressed Rural Women
The Experience of Elderly, Bereaved Spouses of African American and traditional Appalachian Heritage in the Rural South
The Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center
Graduate Student Research Projects

Racism, Racial Identity and Blood Pressure Lucie Ferguson, RN, BSN, MPH

IMH Outreach Virginia - Mental Health Information and Research

Additional Resources

Virginia Resources

Virginia Department of Health

Experiencing the Healthcare System: Insights from Multicultural Consumers This is a summary of focus group findings specifically written for public health policy-makers, program personnel and providers serving multicultural populations. This report highlights the health care access and utilization issues of 17 ethnically and racially diverse communities residing in the state of Virginia.
Office of Family Health Services - Data and Statistics
This includes the coordination of the Behavior Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey (BRFSS), analyses of hospital discharge data, child passenger restraint usage observational surveys and the coordination of various quantitative and qualitative surveys that better enable us to understand and promote healthy behaviors and lifestyles in Virginia.

Virginia Minority Health Statistics (Kaiser Permanente)

Virginia Rural Health Association

Virginia Statistical Abstract Online, 2000 edition

Weldon Cooper Center - State Population Data


Applied Research Center - A public policy, educational and research institute whose work emphasizes issues of race and social change.

The Cross Cultural Health Care Program

The Commonwealth Fund - Supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve health care practice and policy.

Community Campus Partnerships for Health - A nonprofit organization that promotes health through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions.

Diversity Rx - Promotes language and cultural competence to improve the quality of health care for minority, immigrant, and ethnically diverse communities.

Harvard Journal of Minority Health - Reports on health services delivery and research technology, community intervention projects and health policy and management strategies as they affect the health of traditionally underserved populations.

The Institute for Community Research - A nexus of innovative research and community enhancement programs, ICR is at the vanguard of ethnographic AIDS and substance abuse research, youth enrichment, urban and heritage arts, women's empowerment, and more.

National Center for Cultural Competence - Georgetown University

African American Health

The Black Health Network - Has a list of research centers conducting clinical trials, organized by therapeutic area and geographic region

Asian and Pacific Islander Health

Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum Inc.

Association of Asian/Pacific Community Health Organizations

Migrant Health

The National Center for Farmworker Health

The Migrant Clinicians Network

Native American Health

American Indian and Alaska Native Caucus of the APHA (American Public Health Association) - (202) 789-5600

Center for American Indian Research and Education

Indian Health Service

National Indian Health Board

Underserved Populations

National Rural Health Association

Government Agencies

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

Minority Health Page

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Office of Minority Health Improves the health of minority populations through policy development and program analysis.
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System

HHS Office of Minority Health Resouce Center

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD)

SAMHSA Culture, Race, Ethnicity Homepage

U.S. Census Bureau

U.S. Department Health and Human Service

Office of Minority Health
Office of Minority Health Resource Center Advises the Secretary of HHS and the Office of Public Health and Science (OPHS) on public health issues affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, Blacks/African Americans, and Hispanics/Latinos.
Community Health Status Indicators Project - Health assessment information for all 3,082 U.S. counties.
The President's Initiative on Minority Health - Department of Health and Human Services' strategic plan created in response to the President's commitment to eliminate racial and ethnic health status disparities by the year 2010