Researchers Test New Model for Enhancing Health Equity in Palliative Care

Four academic institutions are collaborating to test the ways community health workers could enhance palliative care for African American cancer patients.

The National Institutes of Health is financing the research, which includes the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center, the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, and Maryland-based TidalHealth Peninsula Regional. Three of these organizations will be enrolling patients in the study, with the University of Colorado team focusing on statistical analysis.

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