Research focuses on social determinants of health for Latinos, who are among the fastest-growing demographic groups in the U.S.
Race and Ethnicity
In a comprehensive review of U.S.-based Alzheimer’s disease brain imaging studies, USC researchers found minority groups are underrepresented — but the gap is narrowing.
On average, African Americans born between 1960 and 1965 have about 300 African and 50 European ancestors dating back to 1619, USC and Stanford researchers say.
Some pay moving tributes to enslaved ancestors; others see holiday as a modern-day call to action.
It’s a time to be celebrating and for folks to learn allyship,” says Damarea Parker, one of the program’s organizers.
Black patients with arterial plaque buildup in the legs are more likely to have a stroke, heart attack or amputation than white patients, a USC study finds.
As director of the Dream Keeper Initiative, Saidah Leatutufu-Burch is leading efforts to promote prosperity in San Francisco’s Black communities.
The Department of Population and Public Health Sciences initiative will focus on fostering a culture of self-reflection, learning and continuous improvement to advance racial equity.
More than 1,400 attend 2023 Black Student Athlete Summit on the USC University Park Campus.
The USC Race and Equity Center, led by Shaun Harper, is teaching business leaders, educators and administrators how to better serve their communities with evidence-based strategies to advance equity.