Partnering in Negative Statistics research initiative uplifts health of Black women

Expanding on their work to reduce health care disparities among Black men in Columbus, Joshua Joseph, MD, MPH, assistant professor of Internal Medicine at The Ohio State University College of Medicine; Darrell Gray II, MD, MPH; and Timiya Nolan, PhD, APRN-CNP, assistant professor in the College of Nursing, are now focusing on improving cardiovascular health in Black women.

Traditionally, Black women haven’t had access to health care resources and education as compared to their white counterparts so they are less likely to attain ideal cardiovascular health. Through a grant from The Ohio State University Outreach and Engagement Office, they’ve established a new initiative aimed at addressing disparities in outcomes of Black women.

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