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News & Awards Overview

News

Researchers on the South Asian colorectal cancer team

2017

Community Feedback Strengthens Health Information

HRA’s research team has been working to increase awareness of and screening rates for colorectal cancer among older adults of South Asian descent.

Boy using an asthma inhaler

2017

HRA Helps Alameda County Combat Asthma

HRA is working with Alameda County to reduce childhood asthma, supported by an innovative funding model called Pay for Success.

Doctor counseling female patient

Improving STD Screening Rates

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted infection, which mostly affects young adults.

Awards

2016

Undergrads Win Grants for Cancer-Screening Project

This year two students gave an HRA project a boost, with grants that will help promote cancer screening in an underserved community.

2016

Wellness Guide for Chinese Workers Wins Health Literacy Award

In May, Professor Linda Neuhauser and Eve Wen-Jing Lee of Health Research for Action (HRA), and Professor Jingsu Mao on behalf of the Changzhou (...

2015

Health insurance video for Consumer Reports wins Platinum Hermes Creative Award

In Winter 2014, HRA produced an engaging video animation for Consumer Reports to help consumers understand health insurance costs and terminology....