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© 2017 by Dr. Rachel Hardeman

My overarching research agenda is aimed at Dismantling Structural Racism and White Supremacy within the Health Care and Health Care Delivery Systems.

  • The impact of institutional racism, unconscious bias, stigma and the white racial frame on health care encounters and the health care delivery system (particularly in prenatal care)

  • The impact of Relationship-Centered Care on the provider-patient relationship in prenatal care and disparities in adverse birth outcomes for women of color and low income women: Funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Program

  • Reducing disparities in maternal and infant health through access to doula care: Funded by the University of Minnesota, CTSI

  • Health care workforce diversity and medical student/trainee personal resources and well being: Diversity Supplement connected to the Medical Student CHANGE Study, Funded by NIH NHLBI

  • The application of Intersectionality and Critical Race Theory to health inequities research and Social Determinants of Equity