Researcher teams at the Institute have long been engaged in conducting research that improves the lives of refugee and immigrant populations. Through a decades long community-partnership, Dr. Lincoln has been engaged with Dr. Heidi Ellis and the Boston Children’s Hospital Refugee Trauma and Resilience Center.
Most recently these teams have received NIMHD funding to support expanded study of the relationships among Discrimination and Health among Somali Refugees. Newer work, partnered with the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, and the Northeastern School of Law, is examining the role of Sanctuary Cities on Health and Well-being.
We are highly committed to continuing to expand our research partnerships with refugee and immigrant communities as they strive to improve their health and well-being as well as continuing to work to understand the ways that current policies and practices effect health.
In addition, we are growing our collaborative efforts with partners engaged in Global Health efforts – particularly those addressing global disparities and efforts to improve the health of marginalized communities.