Wellness Wednesday: Improving Research Diversity, Women’s Health, and more
While the number of minorities living in the U.S. is expected to exceed 50 percent by 2044, there is a significant lack in representation of these communities among medical researchers and study participants. Today we look into efforts being made to improve inclusion of minorities in such research, including a new study that will ensure 51 percent of its one million participants come from underrepresented groups.
We then discuss the benefits of exercise on health with New York Times Well Blog columnist Gretchen Reynolds and take a look at women's health ahead of Mother's Day.
- Dr. Mylynda Massart, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center primary care physician; National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program partner
- Gretchen Reynolds, columnist for the New York Times Well Blog
- Dr. Heather Hirsch, Assistant Professor, Clinical Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine & Center for Women's Health; Director of Women's Health Education at the Center for Women's Health, The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center