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Racially-Tailored’ Medicine Unraveled, Sharona Hoffman Mar 2006

Racially-Tailored’ Medicine Unraveled, Sharona Hoffman

Faculty Publications

In June 2005, the FDA approved BiDil, a heart failure medication that is labeled for use only by African-Americans and thus is the first treatment of its kind. The drug likely portends a future of growing interest in "race-based" medicine. This phenomenon is emerging at the same time that scientists, in light of the Human Genome Project, are reaching an understanding that "race" has no biological meaning, and consequently, "racially-tailored" medicine is both puzzling and troubling.

This Article explores the reasons for the new focus on "racial-profiling" in medicine. It analyzes the risks and dangers of this approach, including medical ...


Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez Jan 2006

Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez

Faculty Scholarship

No abstract provided.


Separate And Unequal Care In New York City, Neil S. Calman, Maxine Golub, Charmaine Ruddock, Lan Le Jan 2006

Separate And Unequal Care In New York City, Neil S. Calman, Maxine Golub, Charmaine Ruddock, Lan Le

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

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Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez Jan 2006

Enhancing Access To Health Care And Eliminating Racial And Ethnic Disparities In Health Status: A Compelling Case For Health Professions Schools To Implement Race-Conscious Admissions Policies, Thomas E. Perez

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


Introduction, Elijah E. Cummings Jan 2006

Introduction, Elijah E. Cummings

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

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Common Ground: Exploring Policy Approaches To Addressing Racial Disparities From The Left And The Right, M. C. Gibbons Jan 2006

Common Ground: Exploring Policy Approaches To Addressing Racial Disparities From The Left And The Right, M. C. Gibbons

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.


Closing The Health Care Disparities Gap: Turning Evidence Into Action, Carolyn M. Clancy Jan 2006

Closing The Health Care Disparities Gap: Turning Evidence Into Action, Carolyn M. Clancy

Journal of Health Care Law and Policy

No abstract provided.