Differences in the quality of health or health care between different groups of people 

Chicago Health Disparities

What Are Health Disparities?

The mission of Chicago Health Disparities is to reduce physical health disparities for people of color who have a serious mental illness. Four of our grant-funded projects on health disparities, led by Dr. Pat Corrigan, are highlighted below:

     

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          LATINO PEER NAVIGATOR                 AFRICAN AMERICAN PEER NAVIGATOR         INSPIRING CHANGE: PARTICIPATORY
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WEIGHT CONCERNS AMONG AFRICAN AMERICANS
WITH MENTAL ILLNESS

 

 

Patrick Corrigan is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology. Corrigan is a licensed clinical psychologist setting up and providing services for people with serious mental illnesses and their families for more than 30 years.

Contact Dr. Corrigan by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

To download a document summarizing the current activities of the Chicago Health Disparities Research Group, please click here.

 

Dr. Patrick Corrigan is interviewed on WBEZ radio about strategies for addressing physical health needs of people with serious mental illness, including his funded peer navigator pilot studies.  To read more Click Here