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UGS 2255-001 Medical Humanities: Art, Medicine,& Culture: Web Resources

Block U Course taught in Spring 2015

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Kaiser Family Foundation  

Minority Health
This report  Key Facts: Race, Ethnicity and Medical Care, 2007 Update 
Analyzes health disparities  and disease by the following populations: White, Non-Hispanic; Hispanic; African-American; Asian and Pacific Islander;and American Indian and Alaska Native.

National Healthcare Disparities Report (2011)
National Healthcare Disparities Report (2010)

Finding Answers: Disparities Research for Change

From the University of Chicago and funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Disparities Research
funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Examples of Racial Disparities in Health Care

Institute of Medicine

Part of the National Academy of Sciences, provides "unbiased, evidence-based, and authoritative information and advice concerning health and science policy..."


National Institutes of Health



IBIS-PH Utah's Indicator-Based Information System for Public Heath

World Health Organization
Health agency of the United Nations.

Government Reports and Publications

Health, United States, 2005
"Presents key findings from the major data systems of the National Center for Health Statistics" including trends over time information by "age group, sex, race and Hispanic origin, geography..."

Healthy People 2000
This is an historical archive of this report that has been continued by the Healthy People 2010.
Healthy People 2010

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Other Links
Global Health: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Grey Literature Report
From the New York Academy of Medicine, provides links to publications not published by commercial groups.

Librarian Contact Info

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Alfred Mowdood
The University of Utah
J. Willard Marriott Library
Head of Faculty Services,
Representative, Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC), and
Adjunct Assistant Professor in Kinesiology
295 South 1500 East #2110 R
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0860
(801) 585-7125

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