Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

Foundations of Health Equity Research: Week 2

This is an all levels course offering CPH — Free
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Introduces students to the core principles of health equity research. Covers topics such as defining health equity, engaging community and policy stakeholders, patient-centeredness, cultural competence, and dissemination of research findings. Content will recognize different geographic, cultural, and social contexts where health inequities occur.

Reviewers say, "It’s a very informative course" and " The training is well-produced and runs smoothly. 

This learning opportunity topic is aligned with one or more of the strategic skills.  

This learning opportunity addresses training topics identified in PHWINS 2017. 

What You'll Learn

  • Define health equity.

  • Understand how patient-centeredness and cultural competence enhance the quality and success of health equity researc

  • Engage community and organizational stakeholders in health equity research.

  • Effectively disseminate health equity research findings to stakeholders and the public.

Competency Terms

Assessment (surveillance and epidemiology)
Cultural Competency Skills

Related Occupations

Public health - multiple occupations will benefit

Related Job Tasks

Build and support a diverse and skilled public health workforce