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Researchers on the South Asian colorectal cancer team


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


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.



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.


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 (...


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....