Brooklyn Health Disparities Center

​​​​​​Did you know that December is National AIDS Awareness Month? Learn more about Breast Cancer Awareness Month today.

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National AIDS Awareness Month 

The Brooklyn Heath Disparities Center Will Be Closed Monday, October 8th in observence of Columbus Day.

Dr. Moro Salifu received a Prestigious Master Recognition from the American College of Physicians.

SUNY Downstate was Awarded $10 Million from National Institutes of Health.

Funding Will Go to Health Disparities Program to Research Minority Health Disparities and Train More Minority Researchers and Scientists.

This was the first Major Award for Downstate under Tenures of SUNY Chancellor Kristina Johnson and President Wayne Riley.

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On March 8, 2016, Dr. Moro Salifu, Director of the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center, took a pledge with the American Cancer Society to commit to eliminating disparities in access to care.

80% BY 2018

Congratulations to all for your continued excellence in research, public policy and community advocacy for fairness, and access to health care. Your educational model is also a source of proven best practice and for this I also salute you

                                               ~R.  Austin

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Brooklyn NY 11203 us


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Meet the Directors Dr. Moro Salifu, Dr. Marilyn Fraser, and Sandra Chapman. They have served the Brooklyn Health Disparities Center with an aim to  develop and implement models to reduce health disparities in minorities and new immigrants in Brooklyn.                           

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