The Office for Health Equity Research was formed in 2020 to coordinate and expand health equity research efforts across Yale. OHER is led by Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD MHS, Associate Dean for Health Equity Research.
MissionTo position Yale School of Medicine as an internationally recognized generator and catalyst of innovative and transformative health equity research.
VisionWe envision health equity research at Yale as a portfolio of activities across the translational research spectrum that moves beyond documenting group disparities in health outcomes and healthcare delivery to generating sustainable solutions through the application of novel approaches.
ERIC develops and disseminates evidence-based models to narrow health and healthcare inequity gaps and provides research support infrastructure for Yale faculty and affiliated community-based organizations.