Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research
The Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research provides students with a strong background in health disparities and health equity, population health, and healthcare delivery science research. The program emphasizes the role of social determinants of health and multi-level strategies to advance health equity. The content is focused on the integration of various disciplines to understand science, practice, and policy issues in health disparities research.
Applicants are expected to have completed a masters or doctoral degree or have experience in or plans to participate in a relevant field of research. The program is open to NYU Langone–affiliated healthcare professionals, including dental, medical, and nursing school postdoctoral trainees and faculty, as well as individuals from other institutions affiliated with the Clinical and Translational Science Awards of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
As part of this nine-credit certificate program, you complete three courses: Healthcare Delivery Science, Health Disparities and Health Equity in Community Health, and Principles of Population Health. When you complete the program, you receive a New York State–approved Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research. Read the full course descriptions for the Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit a completed Certificate in Health Disparities and Health Equity Research application, which includes a CV, an unofficial transcript, a personal statement describing your career plans beyond the certificate program, a letter of recommendation, a financial statement regarding payment for the program, and a recent photograph (optional).
For more information about the program or application process, contact program manager, Claudia Galeano, at email@example.com.