Our Mission: Why The Gap strives towards a healthier future through education and providing resources to combat the barriers to optimal health that affect underserved communities.

Stay Up to Date on Latest Health Disparities Research

Our online journal club summarizes the latest health disparities research to bring these important discoveries into the limelight. These peer-reviewed findings illustrate the gaps in health outcomes across multiple demographics. We believe that once there is widespread acknowledgement of these health inequities, then we can begin to work towards systemic solutions. The literature speaks for itself. 

Digest Essential Information

Essential information sometimes gets lost in jargon and abstract concepts. With our blog, we approach pressing public health issues by focusing on current events and popular culture to illuminate the health disparities in our society.

Informed and Trusted Sources

We periodically interview public health professionals to gain more insight into  the wide scope of public health. Listeners can tune in to receive evidence-based information .

The Latest from the Blog

Stress, The Not So Silent Killer In Black America

How racial discrimination leads to adverse outcomes...

The Surgeon General: COVID-19 comments

Surgeon General Jerome Adams made some controversial remarks…

Pro-Protests: A public health perspective

Why actively opposing racism is vital to public health...

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 If you have interesting insight pertaining to health disparities, we would love to hear from you.