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Dr. Marshall Chin Discusses Health Disparities on Minnesota Public Radio

Dr. Marshall Chin was a guest on Minnesota Public Radio’s (MPR News) The Daily Circuit for a discussion on the current state of healthcare disparities. Kerri Miller also hosts Minnesota Health Commissioner, Ed Ehlinger, and Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Dr. Cara James. Topics include culturally tailored healthcare, preventative care, and diabetes care management.

Click here to listen to the full story.

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Drs. Marshall Chin’s and Monica Peek’s National Minority Health Month Blog Posts

As a part of National Minority Health Month, Dr. Marshall Chin and Dr. Monica Peek have contributed to two blogs: the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Human Capital Blog and Health Affairs Blog.

RWJF Human Capital Blog
In her post, Monica discusses the South Side Diabetes Project in response to the question: What are the challenges, needs, or opportunities for health systems to effectively serve minority communities?

Click here to read Dr. Peek’s post.
Click here to read more posts from RWJF’s Human Capital Blog.

Health Affairs Blog
In Dr. Chin’s post, he highlights examples for increasing the quality of health care and reducing disparities with the roll out of the Affordable Care Act.

Click here to read Dr. Chin’s post.
Click here to read more posts from Health Affairs Blog.

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Health Disparities and the Affordable Care Act 

Dr. Marshall Chin is wrapping up a national radio tour with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Finding Answers Program. The tour, which ran January through March, was entitled “How Can We Make Sure That Disparities in Health Care Improve Under the Affordable Care Act?” Dr. Chin discussed the Finding Answers Program in addition to the South Side Diabetes Project.

Click here to see a full list of appearances.
Read a short article from CBS 3 in Philadelphia.
Listen to Dr. Chin’s appearance on The Craig Fahle Show on WDET Detroit.

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Dr. Monica Peek on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show discussing breast cancer disparities

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Dr. Monica Peek appeared as a guest on MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry Show to discuss breast cancer risk and disparities.

Click here to see discussion of breast cancer risk. Dr. Peek appears near the 5:15 mark.
Click here to see discussion of breast cancer disparities.
Click here to read learn more about Dr. Peek’s breast cancer advocacy program, Sister’s Working It Out

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