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January 25, 2013

LaVeist Seeking Solutions to Health Disparities

In the latest issue of The Lancet, Thomas LaVeist, PhD, the William C. and Nancy F. Richardson Professor in Health Policy at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses the career path he's taken to become a recognized authority in the study of racial and health disparities in the U.S. LaVeist, who also directs the Hopkins Center for Health Disparities Solutions, says his career has been fueled by what he calls a sense of mission “to understand the question of why do we have inequalities in health outcomes and what can we do about it." LaVeist’s research aims to pull back the curtain on the causes, challenges and solutions to health disparities.

You can read the full article at The Lancet website.