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Nursing home care improving for U.S. minorities, study finds

Nursing home care improving for U.S. minorities, study finds

July 14, 2015

“This study shows that recent regulatory, financial and market-driven changes have resulted in an improvement not only in homes with higher numbers of minorities, but across the board,” lead researcher Yue Li, an associate professor of public health sciences at the University of Rochester.

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‘Levels 2 Success’ a guide to college for young, minority males

‘Levels 2 Success’ a guide to college for young, minority males

April 17, 2014

Nearly 40 minority male high school students from the Rochester City School District will participate in the symposium, organized by the Minority Male Leadership Association.

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Symposium explores trouble with ‘Post-Blackness’

Symposium explores trouble with ‘Post-Blackness’

April 8, 2014

The Humanities Project presents a symposium in which 16 distinguished scholars will discuss what it means to be black in the 21st century.

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Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

Depression Therapy Effective for Poor, Minority Moms

November 8, 2013

The study tested the effectiveness of interpersonal psychotherapy, a short-term depression treatment that has worked with more advantaged populations. The comparison was clear: home-based, interpersonal psychotherapy lifted depression much more effectively than standard care.

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Socioeconomic Status Impacts Pain Control

Socioeconomic Status Impacts Pain Control

June 26, 2013

Patients in moderate to severe pain in U.S. emergency rooms are less likely to receive opioid pain medications if they are black, Hispanic, poor, or have less education.

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EVENT: Symposium Focuses on Upping Minority Male Achievement

EVENT: Symposium Focuses on Upping Minority Male Achievement

April 19, 2013

The symposium is sponsored by members of the University of Rochester’s new affinity group, the Minority Male Leadership Association (MMLA).

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