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April 03, 2013

83rd Annual Meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society, Boston, MA

NERI’s Center for Qualitative Research presented results from an in-depth case study about how a working poor family manages chronic illness and disability. This qualitative work was a sub-study of the Boston Area Community Health Survey. The presentation was part of a Health Disparities roundtable at the Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting in Boston, MA.

October 26, 2012

2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, National Harbor, MD

NERI presented five posters at the 2012 Science of Eliminating Health Disparities Summit, in National Harbor, Maryland, from December 17-19, 2012.


September 29, 2012

46th Congress of General Practice and Family Medicine, 2012, Rostock, Germany

John McKinlay delivers keynote address at the 46th Congress of General Practice and Family Medicine in Rostock, Germany.

June 22, 2012

American Diabetes Association 72nd Scientific Sessions, 2012, Philadelphia, PA

NERI’s Institute for Health Services and Disparities Research presented four posters at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA) 72nd Scientific Sessions in Philadelphia, PA.

January 05, 2012

NERI Announces NIH Launch of Online Resource on Behavioral and Social Science Research Methods

A Web-based interactive anthology will provide psychologists, economists, anthropologists, sociologists and other scientists with the latest research methods and tools to address emerging challenges in public health, such as the obesity epidemic and the rise of chronic diseases such as heart disease. The Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR) at the National Institutes of Health collaborated with New England Research Institutes to create the free resource, called e-Source.

October 14, 2010

Summer 2010: What’s More Important than Comparative Effectiveness?

NERI’s current issue of News & Views features a focus on Comparative Effectiveness.

June 12, 2010

Spring 2010: Exploring Health Care Disparities

This issue of News & Views, NERI's Newsletter, focuses on health services and health disparities.  

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Heretic's Corner
10/4/2011 - Posted by NERI Upstream
For example, how useful is it to encourage households in poverty (experiencing food insecurity) to consume more costly “healthful” diets (lean meats, whole grains and fresh vegetables and fruit). The examples are endless............