Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #5


“If we treat human beings as victims first and foremost, we can stop further violence” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 5 Topic: Social contagion and non-fatal gun shots​ Andrew Papachristos, PhD Associate Professor Department of Sociology Yale University Read the interview. Be sure to check out more of our Voices of Health … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #5

Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #4


“…if I looked at the research through an anti-racist lens, a lot of things came into focus that had not been clear to me before” Voices of Health Equity in Chicago Interview No. 4 Topic: Racism and birthweight disparities Richard David, MD Stroger Hospital of Cook County Read the interview. Be sure to check out … Continue reading Voices of Health Equity in Chicago: Interview #4

Changes in the racial disparity in breast cancer mortality in the ten US cities with the largest African American populations from 1999 to 2013: The reduction in breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago


The purpose of this analysis is to compare the breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago to corresponding trends in mortality disparities in other large urban areas with significant African American populations and to the United States as a whole, so as to assess progress made in reducing the racial disparity in breast cancer in Chicago, … Continue reading Changes in the racial disparity in breast cancer mortality in the ten US cities with the largest African American populations from 1999 to 2013: The reduction in breast cancer mortality disparity in Chicago