Advancing Health Equity

Our nation’s legacy of racism is embedded in our health care system. For many people of color, this legacy has meant less access to quality care and poorer health outcomes. We research and promote the policies and practices needed to achieve an antiracist health system where people of color can thrive.

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Laurie C. Zephyrin

Senior Vice President, Advancing Health Equity

Morenike Ayo-Vaughan

Program Officer, Advancing Health Equity

Eric C. Schneider

Executive Vice President, Quality Measurement and Research Group

Jesse C. Baumgartner

Former Senior Research Associate, Health Care Coverage and Access & Tracking Health System Performance

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Areas of Focus

Achieving Universal Coverage

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Controlling Health Care Costs

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Improving Health Care Quality

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