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Diversity and Health

Recommended Resources




Websites & Databases

  • Office of Minority Health - The mission of the Office of Minority Health is to improve the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities.
  • VisualDx Clinical decision support system which uses images to assist in differential diagnosis. Special focus on dermatology images of skin of color.

Pathfinders & Guides

The following pathfinders walks users through some key articles, reports, and resources selected by the Office of Minority Health Resource Center’s Knowledge Center


Worcester: Predominant racial or ethnic group between 2013-2017

Map of Worcester: Predominant racial or ethnic group between 2013-2017

Predominant racial or ethnic group, by percentage of the population in the group. Data were obtained from the Census' American Community Survey 2013-2017 estimates. Geographies for which no data were provided or for which the population was less than 10 are represented as having "Insufficient Data." 

View and create more maps using PolicyMap – Data and mapping tool for accessing data about communities in the United States. Visualize socioeconomic variables, including health factors.

Taylor and Kelly's Dermatology for Skin of Color 2/e
Medical Apartheid
The Sum of Us
Black Man in a White Coat
Clinical trials and the African person : a quest to re-conceptualize responsibility cover

Black and African-American

Articles & Reports

Native American and Indigenous


Hispanic and Latinx

Addressing Latinx Health Disparities - These resources compiled by the National Hispanic and Latin Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network addressing mental heath related issues within Latinx communities.

Asian and Pacific Islander

Asians*Unmaksed: A PhotoVoice Project highlighting stories of Asian American, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders during the time of COVID-19.

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) - Strives to raise awareness of the role of mental health in an individual’s health and well-being, especially in Asian American Pacific Islander communities throughout the country.