Racial Disparities in Physician Practice Patterns and Self-Management of Obesity

Dates

Start Date: 08/01/2009
End Date: 07/31/2014

The goal of this research is to examine racial disparities in physician delivery of obesity-related health care services; identify the multilevel explanatory factors underlying racial disparities in individual self-management of body weight; and determine key patient- and provider-level barriers to optimal obesity care, whether they differ by patient race, and how these barriers can be overcome.

DC, United States

People

Stefan Baral, MD MPH,MBA,MSc

Director, Key Populations Program

Robert Bollinger Jr., MD MPH

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE); Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global...

Caitlin Kennedy, PhD MPH,BA

Co-Director, MPH concentration in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Public Health; Associate Director, Center for Qualitative...

Yukari C. Manabe, MD

Associate Director of Global Health Research and Innovation

Joanne Katz, ScD MS,BSc

Associate Chair, Director of Academic Programs

Noreen Hynes, MD MPH

Director, Geographic Medicine Center of the Division of Infectious Diseases
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