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Culture of Health in Practice: Innovations in Research, Community Engagement, and Action

Alonzo L. Plough


This book concerns the importance of achieving health equity throughout the United States. Its publication is timely, given the major challenges in American health care in recent years. These include reductions in health care coverage, the loss of funding to tackle social determinants of health, and the growing risks associated with climate change. The abundant data that document health inequities in housing, education, incarceration, income, opportunity, and so much else in the United States reveal the extent of the health-based challenges the nation faces as a whole. With these issues in min ... More

Keywords: health equity, Culture of Health, cultural diversity, health inequities, health-based challenges

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190071400
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190071400.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Alonzo L. Plough, author
Chief Science Officer and Vice President of Research-Evaluation-Learning, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

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