UMMS Affiliation

Department of Psychiatry

Publication Date


Document Type



Health Services Research | Mental and Social Health | Multicultural Psychology | Psychiatric and Mental Health | Psychiatry | Psychiatry and Psychology


Eliminating racial/ethnic disparities in access and quality of mental care has emerged as a national priority as highlighted in the 2001 Surgeon General’s report, the President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, and Healthy People 2000 and 2010. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) ranks this issue third among its top five priorities.

Journal/Book/Conference Title

2008 Psychiatry Research Day


Presented on Psychiatry Research Day at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, 2008.



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