Identifying the Interrelationships Between Social Determinants, Self-identity, & Public Health in Minority Rural Communities

Research & Engagement, 2016


Summary

The HealthVoiceVision transdisciplinary team will combine participatory research with traditional random spatial sampling survey to better understand minority health disparities in rural communities. The research results will translate into interventions, tools and data that communities can use to understand and address minority health disparities.

Contributors

Kirk Dombrowski (PI), Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Kim Matthews (Co-PI), BOSR/Minority Health Disparities Initiative, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Virginia Chaidez (Co-PI), Nutrition & Health Sciences, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Angela Palmer Wackerly (Co-PI), Department of Communications, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Jordan Soliz (Co-PI), Department of Communications, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Jolene Smyth (Co-PI), Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lisa Pytlik Zillig (Co-PI), Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Erin Poor (Co-PI), Sheldon Art Museum, University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Partners

Josie Rodriguez, DHHS – Office of Health Disparities & Health Equity
Jeremy Eschliman, Two Rivers Public Health Department

Contact: Kirk Dombrowski, kdombrowski2@unl.edu