Helping to understand the determinants of minority health and health disparities.

CIAHD is a collaboration between the University of Michigan and the Jackson Heart Study through its partners the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Jackson State University.

CIAHD Has Been Renewed an additional 5-years, through August 31, 2017

The National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities has awarded the University of Michigan (PI Ana Diez Roux, Co-PI James Jackson) a competitive renewal of $6.25 million dollars for the Michigan Center for Integrative Approaches to Health Disparities (2P60 MD002249-01), for the period September 1, 2012 - August 31, 2017.
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CIAHD 2013 PILOT FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENT - CIAHD has awarded pilot funding to the below 3 applicants. Additional information will be provided at a later date:

  • -Kiarri Kershaw, Northwestern University, "Longitudinal Associations of Neighborhood-Level Racial Residential Segregation with Cardiometabolic Health"
  • -Sarah Leasure Reeves, Univ Michigan, "Relationships between Ethnicity, Availability and Use of Rehabilitation Facilities Among Stroke Survivors in Nueces County, Texas"
  • -Megan Andrew, University of Notre Dame and Margaret Hicken, Univ of Michigan, "Changing Residential Segregation and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Birth Outcomes"