Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.


American Journal of Epidemiology

What Structural Racism Is (or Is Not) and How to Measure It: Clarity for Public Health and Medical Researchers

Introduction Recent incidents of police brutality against Black Americans sparked heightened awareness of systemic racism in the United States, leading to discussions about racism’s pervasive presence in society, including within public health structures. This awareness has also translated to increased attention and funding for research on structural racism’s effect on health. However, there is inconsistency…

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