"As a black woman and as a professional, I feel like I had to play a role. I didn't feel I could stay silent,"
Rachel Hardeman, Ph.D.
Dr. Rachel R. Hardeman is a reproductive health equity researcher whose program of research applies the tools of population health science and health services research to elucidate a critical and complex determinant of health inequity—racism.
IN THE NEWS
By Marissa Evans, STAR TRIBUNE | Aug 29, 2019
"Dr. Hardeman discusses disparities and maternal mortality with Congresswomen Omar and Pressley"
Rachel Hardeman works to bring new awareness to a deeply rooted problem
By Sarah Haugen | November 28, 2017
“The persistent health inequities in our society stifle the opportunity of many to contribute fully to the future of our nation,” says Rachel Hardeman, a health equity researcher and assistant professor at the School of Public Health. “Racism has a detrimental impact on individuals and communities.”