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New UH Institute to Address Community Health Disparities

The University of Houston has made a commitment to launch an institute focused on something called HEALTH – Helping Everyone Achieve a LifeTime of Health. The purpose is to improve public health — bringing together scientists and doctors to help specifically in communities that are often disenfranchised, marginalized or under-served. We learn more from Ezemenari […]

Ezemenari Obasi is the director of the University of Houston's HEALTH Research Institute. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public MediaThe University of Houston has made a commitment to launch an institute focused on something called HEALTH – Helping Everyone Achieve a LifeTime of Health. The purpose is to improve public health — bringing together scientists and doctors to help specifically in communities that are often disenfranchised, marginalized or under-served.

We learn more from Ezemenari Obasi, director of the HEALTH Research Institute at the University of Houston.

(Above: Ezemenari Obasi is the director of the University of Houston’s HEALTH Research Institute. Photo: Michael Hagerty, Houston Public Media)

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