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Dr. Rachel R Hardeman

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VISIONARIES | PUBLIC HEALTH

Pulling Back the Curtain on Race and Health Care

Dr. Rachel Hardeman hopes to inspire others to think bigger about the link, and in turn, solutions that protect both mothers and babies. It isn’t an easy mission.

By Tonya Russell

April 25, 2022

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"Injustice In Health"

Episode 7 of I Am America introduces us to Dr. Rachel Hardeman. A new doctor questions the efficacy of race-based medicine.

PRESENTED BY TRACEE ELLIS ROSS

March 14, 2023

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HEALTH

As she drives research on structural racism in health care, Rachel Hardeman faces a painful reckoning

By Usha Lee McFarling

January 12, 2024

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HEALTH CARE + MED TECH

Building the Business Case for Health Equity

At a TCB Talks panel discussion on Thursday, three health industry experts dove into the moral and financial imperatives to improve health outcomes for marginalized groups.

By Dan Niepow Tina Nguyen

March 01, 2024

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MINNESOTA NOW

University of MN researchers: Doctors have 'professional obligation' to protect abortion access

Dr. Rachel Hardeman and Asha Hassan are authors of a new report in the New England Journal of Medicine, "Abortion Access as a Racial Justice Issue."

Cathy Wurzer and Gretchen Brown

September 8, 2022

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Health Affairs Briefing: Racism & Health Virtual Symposium

Panels of distinguished authors and experts presented their work and engaged in discussions on the historical context, evolving research practices and policies, and the lived experience of populations whose health has been harmed by individual and structural racism.

February 8, 2022

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Mortality rate for Black babies is cut dramatically when Black doctors care for them after birth, researchers say

As a reproductive health equity researcher, Dr. Rachel Hardeman, has been especially disturbed by the disproportionately high mortality rates for Black babies.

By Tonya Russell

January 13, 2021

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‘A matter of life and death’: maternal mortality rate will rise without Roe, experts warn

Pregnancy in the US is already dangerous, disproportionately so for people of color – and without abortion access for those who need it, there will likely be more deaths

By Melody Schreiber

June 27, 2022

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A Key To Black Infant Survival? Black Doctors

You're listening to SHORT WAVE from NPR. Rachel Hardeman has always known that racism and health care go hand in hand.

Host Maddy Sofia

September 18, 2020

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 UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA

OFFICE FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT

U of M Community-Engaged Scholar Awards 2023:

Rachel Hardeman

November 4, 2023

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Dr. Rachel Hardeman wrote a compelling Op/Ed on the legacy of George Floyd.

She joins the Chad Hartman Show to discuss

Host Chad Hartman

May 25, 2021

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Maternal deaths climb during first year of the coronavirus pandemic

Dr. Rachel Hardeman, the director of the Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity, joins CBS News' Elaine Quijano and Nikki Battiste to discuss the growing number of pregnancy-related deaths and why the Black community is most affected.

February 25 , 2022

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ALMANAC

The Intersection of Public Safety and Public Health

June 5, 2020

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