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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: Opening the Black Box of Cultural Competence
Principal Investigator:

Somnath Saha

Location: Portland, OR
Congressional District Code: 3
Research Service: Health Services R&D
Project Period: September 2016 - September 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


 DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Racial and ethnic minority Americans receive lower quality health care than non-minorities in the U.S. These disparities are evident across a wide range of health care services, including the care of diabetes mellitus. Cultural competence (CC) training has become the principal vehicle adopted by the health professions to address healthcare disparities. CC has been widely endorsed and deployed in the U.S., but there is little consistency to what is of...

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