Population Health and Disparities
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Applying to be a USC AD/ADRD RCMAR Scientist
Since 2012, the Schaeffer Center has received $6.1 million in funding from the NIH to fund pilot projects by junior scholars focused on addressing disparities. This year we are seeking junior scientists concentrating on Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias in minority populations.
Intensive Lifestyle Counseling and Education by Health Specialists Associated With Higher Employment Rate Among People With Type 2 Diabetes
USC Schaeffer Center research finds intensive lifestyle intervention for people with type 2 diabetes – including weekly counseling on diet and exercise – is associated with increased employment. Researchers say the results suggest the potential of better chronic disease management for improving long-term labor market outcomes.
Blood Pressure Medication and Dementia Prevention: The Promising Link
SC Schaeffer Center researchers have turned to real-world data to probe the relationship between antihypertensive use and dementia risk in the U.S. population and among minoritized populations who are at the highest risk of dementia.
Citizenship status and cost-related nonadherence in the United States, 2017–2021
Noncitizens experience a high burden of cost-related barriers to prescription medications.
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