The WU-CDTR is the intellectual home to an outstanding network of investigators who conduct research on the root causes of diabetes inequities, informed by social determinants of health.
Patient experiences with their healthcare provider can have a significant impact on their view of all healthcare services. Factors such as the quality of care delivered, administrative practices, and underlying biases in physician training can all shape a patient’s experience with healthcare services. For Indigenous patients, a history of policies that forced assimilation and cultural […]
WU-CDTR Members(Davila-Roman, Haire-Joshu, Huffman, and Tabak) and researchers at the University of Abuja in Nigeria have received grants to work with community organizations in St. Louis and Abuja to improve cardiometabolic health during and after pregnancy.
WU-CDTR member, Dr. Lora Iannotti, has been named recipient of the 2022 Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Award for Scientific Excellence in a Feed the Future Innovation Lab.
WU-CDTR Members, Drs. Diana Parra Perez and Denise Wilfley are partnering with the St. Louis Integrated Health Network (IHN) on a five-year $3.8 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Responding to complex health inequities in communities requires collaborative partnerships, according to a study from WU-CDTR Members, Maura Kepper PhD, and Amy Eyler PhD.
WU-CDTR Member Cynthia Herrick, MD, MPHS was senior author on a recently published a article in BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care titled “Food insecurity, SNAP participation and glycemic control in low-income adults with predominantly type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional analysis using NHANES 2007–2018 data.”
WU-CDTR DIDR Core Co-Lead, Rachel Tabak PhD, and Senior Vice President and Chief Research Officer of Parents as Teachers National Center (PATNC), Allison Kemner, MPH, work together in a community-academic partnership that benefits families while advancing the field of dissemination and implementation science.
WU-CDTR Member, Dr. Lora Iannotti, discusses how nutrition equity for vulnerable groups is vital in a commentary for the journal One Earth.