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Global Public Health: Policy * Disparity * Disease

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Health Disparities

This guide brings together library and outside resources to support the December 11, 2014 Advancing Research and Scholarship Day at Boston College which focuses on the topic of "Global Public Health: Policy * Disparity * Disease".

Health Disparities/Health Equity

Map of health disparity around world

Health equity is the absence of unfair and avoidable or remediable differences in health services and outcomes among groups of people. Data that are presented according to social, demographic, economic or geographical factors can help to identify vulnerable populations and target health interventions.

United Nations, World Health Organization. (2014). Global health observatory (GHO): About the health equity monitor.   Retrieved from  http://www.who.int/gho/health_equity/about/en/

Books on Health Disparities

BC Authored Articles on Health Disparities

Bellack, Janis P, PhD,RN, FAAN
Threatening Our Diversity
J.Nurs.Educ., 2005, 44, 5, 199-200
 
Elder,Todd E, PhD; Goddeeris,John H, PhD; Haider,Steven J, PhD; Paneth, Nigel,MD, MPH
The Changing Character of the Black-White Infant Mortality Gap, 1983-2004
Am.J.Public Health, 2014, 104, 2, S1, S105-S111.
 
Gennaro,Susan; Fantasia,Heidi, Collins; Keshinover,Tayra; Garry,David; Wilcox,Wendy; Uppal,Elyse
Racial and ethnic identity in nursing research
Nurs.Outlook, 2013, 61, 3, 174-180
 
Mereish,Ethan H.; Liu,Marcia M.; Helms,Janet E.
Effects of discrimination on Chinese, Pilipino, and Vietnamese Americans' mental and physical health
 
Ossorio,Pilar; Duster,Troy
Race and genetics: Controversies in biomedical, behavioral, and forensic sciences
Am.Psychol., 2005, 60, 1, 115-128.
 
Scheib,Holly A.; Lykes,M Brinton
African American and Latina community health workers engage PhotoPAR as a resource in a post-disaster context: Katrina at 5 years
Journal of health psychology, 2013, 18, 8, 1069-1084
 
Scott,Walter D.; Dearing,Eric
A longitudinal study of self-efficacy and depressive symptoms in youth of a North American Plains tribe
Dev.Psychopathol., 2012, 24, 2, 607-22.
 
Tummala-Narra,Pratyusha
Review of Dialogues on difference: Studies of diversity in the therapeutic relationship
Psychoanalytic Psychology, 2010, 27, 3, 389-394.
 

BC Dissertations on Health Disparities

Azetsop, Jacquineau
Preferential option for the poor and health equity in Africa: A theological approach to population-level bioethics
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2007, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.

 

Green, Carlton E.
Racial identity and multicultural supervision as related to multicultural competence: Perceptions of alana trainees
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2012, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.
 
Karuvelil Varkey, John
Justice issues in basic health care and the challenge of genetic medicines: A Catholic perspective for the Indian context
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2010, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, S.T.D.

 

 
Leonardo, Jennifer Braga
Disparities in depressive symptoms among adolescent children of immigrants and native adolescents: Race, socioeconomic status, stress, and social supports
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2013, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.
 
 
Liu, Marcia Mei-Lee
Asian American / Pacific Islander psychological and physical health outcomes of racism and racial identity
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2013, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.
 
 
Newransky, Chrisann
Investigation of disparities in cervical cancer prevention in the United States: HPV vaccination and PAP screening in 18--30 year old women
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2013, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.
 
 
Pugach, Meghan R.
Low-income women's experiences in outpatient psychotherapy: A qualitative descriptive analysis
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2014, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.
 
 
Singer, Rachel R.
The experience of clinicians who work with immigrants: Challenges and opportunities
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2012, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D
 
Washington, Deborah
Social cognition and the impact of race/ethnicity on clinical decision making
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, 2012, Boston College, United States -- Massachusetts, Ph.D.