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CR 639S Healthcare Inequities in Biomedical Research 3.0 Credits

The course examines the existence of systemic racism, sexism and other forms of bias and discrimination in the conduct of biomedical R&D that have resulted in healthcare disparities and inequities. Students will learn to identify the various forms of bias and discrimination that are and could be embedded in the way biomedical researchers create and access data used to make decisions about product development. Students also will be introduced to the history of healthcare inequities and bias in the healthcare system and in medical research to help them understand why people of color and of differing ethnicities and cultures and those in the LGBQT+ communities harbor mistrust of the health system.

College/Department: COM School of Biomedical Sciences Professional Studies
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

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