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:
LATINO PEER NAVIGATOR AFRICAN AMERICAN PEER NAVIGATOR INSPIRING CHANGE: PARTICIPATORY
RESEARCH FOR AFRICAN AMERICANS
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.
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