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Working in Communities & Addressing Disparities

Public health is about working in communities to improve health through education, collaboration, and applying evidence to the design and implementation of programs. An important component of this lies in addressing the disparities that underlie differences in the health status of individuals. Learn more about how we're working in communities and addressing disparities below.

Featured Stories

Doctor and Patient
Working with community-based organizations to increase colorectal screening in Los Angeles
Community-level interventions in East Los Angeles aimed at reducing cardiovascular disease risk in this underserved area
Doctor examining male patient
Providing free high-quality prostate cancer treatment to low-income, uninsured men in California.
Mobile Clinic Project
Students and faculty work together to provide weekly health and social services to West Los Angeles’ homeless and transient population