Welcome to the Health Equity Institute

The mission of the Health Equity Institute (HEI) is to create an intellectual environment that encourages diversity of perspectives, challenges conventional approaches, and produces innovative action-oriented research in the biomedical, social, and behavioral sciences in order to improve health, eliminate health disparities, and establish equity in health. Learn more


HEI is hiring: Postdoctoral Fellowship in Minority Stress and Mental Health 

Meet our Spring 2015 HEI Interns

We are excited to welcome Dr. Charmayne Hughes to the Health Equity Institute

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Documentary for Health and Social Justice Screening: 5/18/15

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Motion Graphic: What is Health Equity?

This three-minute video explains how social, economic, and environmental conditions can create health inequities and how these inequities can affect health disparities. Learn more