Teresa Mastin, PhD, the new Director of Diversity and Inclusion, joins Feinberg to strengthen and expand diversity and inclusion efforts across the medical school.
The Third Coast Center for AIDS Research, a partnership between Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, the Chicago Department of Public Health and several community organizations, integrates multiple disciplines of research to help slow and stop HIV.
Young men who have sex with men have the highest risk for HIV infection, but only one in five has ever been tested for HIV, a much lower rate than testing for non-adolescents, according to a new study.
With a new grant from the Office of Minority Health, Northwestern Medicine investigators will work with Latino/Hispanic communities to identify and treat patients with lupus.
The neighborhood people live in can contribute to their likelihood of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a study co-authored by Northwestern Medicine investigator Mercedes Carnethon, PhD, associate professor in Preventive Medicine-Epidemiology.
Linda Suleiman, MD, a fourth-year resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, has been awarded the 2015 Marco Ellis Legacy Award for her outstanding leadership and commitment to diversity.
Children from low-income families who succeed academically and socially have increased cellular aging, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.
A new Northwestern Medicine research center funded by the American Heart Association will study links between dietary phosphate and heart disease, with a focus on reducing health disparities in minority populations.
Diverse Perspectives of Physician Scientists, a new lecture series hosted by the MSTP student council, aims to bring researchers and trainees interested in health disparities in underrepresented populations together.
Many obstacles hinder vulnerable populations in the United States from seeking and receiving the healthcare they need. A series of studies by Northwestern Medicine investigator Melissa Simon shows that navigator programs can help patients get care despite barriers like income, insurance and language.