DePaul University Newsline > Sections > Campus and Community > SUHI-DePaul Research Fellows 2020
By Rachel Marciano /
April 24, 2020 /
Posted in: CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY /
“This fellowship program is designed to strengthen the growing relationship between DePaul University and Sinai Health System, and improve outcomes for our community," says Daniela Stan Raicu, associate provost for research at DePaul. “We look forward to this exciting collaboration."
Sinai Urban Health Institute is the research arm of Sinai Health System. Founded 20 years ago, SUHI aims to improve health equity in Chicago and nationally through epidemiological research, community-informed interventions, and program evaluation.
This spring, the fellows will begin work on new studies in the Unequal Cities project, which examines racial disparities in mortality from the leading causes of death across the 30 biggest U.S. cities. The cohort will research disparities in diabetes, stroke, and influenza/pneumonia deaths, as well as premature mortality.
The inaugural cohort includes: