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The Center for Reducing Health Disparities is a partner in research endeavors focusing on underserved or health disparate populations including minorities and rural populations. The Center is available to provide a number of services to facilitate research including: consultation on study design of projects targeting underserved communities, Spanish translation services for IRB approved research related documents, and promotion and enrollment into research studies.

The Center seeks to engage communities in reducing health disparities, and the Center is available to participate in and provide workshops, presentations, and limited health screenings. Some workshop/presentation topics include:

  • Latino Health Disparities
  • Healthy Lifestyles
  • Tobacco
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Community Advocacy & Organizing
  • Positive Self-Esteem
  • African-American Health Disparities
  • Breast Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Mental Health
  • Secondhand Smoke 

The Center has a conference room that is available for use by community organizations and groups for meetings, gatherings, and events. To schedule conference room, please contact Stephon McNeil at (402) 559-9660.
The Center will provide educational opportunities for students, faculty, and staff on health disparities including service-learning opportunities.
For more information on services, please contact Athena Ramos, Program Coordinator, at (402) 559-2095 or via email at