Resources for Researchers
Warehouse of public health data from the Centers for Disease Control.
Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
Accrediting agency for schools of public health.
Directory of Health and Human Services Data Resources
Excellent directory of health datasets from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
DOLPHN (Data Online for Population, Health & Nutrition)
An online statistical data resource containing selected current and historial country-level demographic and health indicator data. The database was created for USAID.
Drug Rehab Centers
A free web information guide that connects addicts and their families with the help they need to put their lives together.
Drug and Alcohol Help
A comprehensive guide to drugs on campus. Information and help for students who struggle with addiction.
Elder Recovery Centers
Recovery Programs on Aging
Finding Health Information
From the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Education and support for those with mesothelioma and their families
Mesothelioma Prognosis Network
Advocacy group that works to spread the awareness of asbestos-related diseases
Substance abuse related resource providing information and helping individuals to find the right treatment center
Health Policy and Administration Favorite Websites
From Penn State's Department of Health Policy and Administration.
A web site developed by the Kaiser Family Foundation providing data, literature, and news for health policy students and faculty.
Health policy resources from the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Addressing Health Disparities: The NIH Program of Action
National Institutes of Health strategic plan on health disparities.
American Indian Health
From the National Library of Medicine.
Community Solutions to Health Disparities Database
Sponsored by the American Public Health Association.
Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity & Medical Care (Kaiser Family Foundation)
This chartbook is intended to serve as a quick reference on racial/ethnic disparities in health, health insurance coverage, and health care access and quality. The document highlights the best available data and research, providing a selective review of the literature.
Life Course Health Development: An Integrated Framework for Developing Health, Policy, and Research
By Neal Halfon and Miles Hochstein (Milbank Quarterly, vol. 80, no. 3, 2002)
Minority HIV/AIDS Initiative
From the National Institutes of Health Office of Minority Health. Includes conferences, data and statistics, and publications.
Multi-Cultural Health Resource Guides
From the Penn State Life Sciences Library.
The Right to Equal Treatment
An Annotated Bibliography of Studies on Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Healthcare, Their Causes, and Related Issues (from Physicians for Human Rights)
Translating Research into MCH Public Health Practice: Eliminating Health Disparities (University of Chicago conference)
Some presentations available online in the conference archives.
John E. Fogarty International Center
National Institutes of Health (NIH) center dedicated to scientific research and training to reduce global health disparities.