Like a healthy body, having healthy teeth is determined by many factors, such as insurance, access to care, and the environment in which we live and work.
Social Determinants of Health
Right now, factors like race, income, and ZIP code determine a person's access to and opportunities for health. Read more about how we're changing that.
My path to good health left me with a suspicion that maybe our health care system doesn’t care about black people. Say it with me: black lives matter.
Many tools help us get and stay healthy, if we have access to them. Health equity is making sure everyone has the tools they need to live a healthy life.
White people have abandoned Native American women (and all women of color) in their fight for visibility and justice. We must start centering their stories.
I’m excited to announce that I’m part of a research team awarded a national fellowship to correct the health inequities immigrants face in rural Colorado.