The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Program on Ethnicity, Culture and Health Outcomes (ECHO) explores new and innovative partnerships and collaborative opportunities to improve the health of North Carolina communities by eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities through its multidisciplinary and culturally sensitive research, education and training initiatives.
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Building on the mission of ECHO, this certificate provides a unique training opportunity for graduate and professional learners interested in the science of disparity reduction. Students engage in learning about the complexity of health disparities and are encouraged to utilize interdisciplinary and innovative approaches in their research or public health practice.