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Students showcase their community engagement work

From Buffalo’s snowy sidewalks to Puerto Rico’s island warmth to a newly restored library in Ghana, Cornell students work in…

Cornell Center for Health Equity symposium to bridge NYC – Ithaca research

The symposium, open to the public, is a cross-campus initiative between researchers at Weill Cornell Medicine and the Ithaca campus.…

Sickeningly Sweet

Biochemist Dr. Lewis Cantley is Finding Increasing Evidence of a Strong Connection Between Sugar and Cancer.

Community Engagement Members Discuss with former Vice President Joe Biden Cancer Inequities

#CornellCenterforHealthEquity community engagement members had the opportunity to meet and discuss with former Vice President @JoeBiden how to address inequities…

Avery August is Building A Pipeline For Faculty Diversity

Avery August, Ph.D. ’94, is a professor of immunology in the College of Veterinary Medicine, the university’s vice provost for…

New Tool To Overcome Missing Race/Ethnicity In Our Electronic Record

As you may know, our EHR has as much as 40% missing data on our patients’ race and/or ethnicity. This…

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The vision of the Cornell Center for Health Equity is to nurture durable academic-community partnerships to inform our research agenda, integrate community perspectives into our research, and develop an infrastructure to disseminate and implement the results of our work with the overarching goal of achieving health equity locally, regionally, and nationally.

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