Health Equity & Dissemination Science

Faculty in the Division along with their collaborators are engaged in research that aims to bolster the public health impact of novel interventions on variety of infectious diseases of global and local importance. Under the auspices of the Section on Health Equity in Dissemination and Implementation Sciences (HEDIS), the faculty seek to achieve this mission through dissemination and application of epidemiologic and policy research, and implementation science based on an equity framework. 

Examples of research projects include: 

  • Investigating behavioral, structural, and mental health factors impacting uptake and persistence on Pre–Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) in Washington Heights and Harlem
  • Prevalence of long-term sequelae of COVID-19, and their association with biological phenotype and individual, household- level demographic, socioeconomic and behavioral factors in a cohort of predominantly Black and Latinx patients and their households
  • VAX-UP: Shared-decision making to support uptake of COVID-19 vaccine in underserved populations
  • Impact of Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection on diverse communities
  • ARMOR STUDY: COVID-19 Seroprevalence and Mental Health Burden Among Healthcare Workers and Community Member
  • COVID-19 Persistence: Understanding the SARS-CoV-2 Virus and Host Factors in People Who Are Recovering From Their Illness (C-PIC
  • CALM: Utilizing mindfulness Meditation to Improve Symptoms in Patients with Long COVID  

HEDIS Section Faculty