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Health Equity Headlines

 Explore the latest public health research and insights about health equity.

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How Health Care Algorithms and AI Can Help and Harm

When we think of dangerous, unseen challenges to public health, pathogens or toxins often come to mind. Another threat we need to consider: the algorithms increasingly used in health care settings.


Health Equity Faculty

 Looking for prominent public health experts in the field of health equity? They’re here at the Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Keshia Pollack Porter
Health Policy and Management

Keshia Pollack Porter, PhD '06, MPH, uses research to advance policies that promote health equity, especially where people live, work, play, and travel.

Lisa Cooper
Health, Behavior and Society

Lisa Cooper, MD, MPH '93, works to advance health equity with scholarship on racial disparities in patient-physician communication and community-informed interventions.

Darrell Gaskin
Health Policy and Management

Darrell Gaskin, PhD '95, MS, is a health economist who advances community, neighborhood, and market-level policies and programs that reduce health disparities.