Understanding and addressing misinformation among populations that experience health disparities

Individual Author(s) / Organizational Author
Castille, Dottie
Doose, Michelle
Gillman, Arielle
Webb Hooper, Monica
Jones, Nancy
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
February 2022
Abstract / Description

Objective: This initiative will seek to:

  1. Understand the underlying mechanisms of health-related misinformation and disinformation.
  2. Test interventions to address and mitigate the impact of health-related misinformation and disinformation on health disparities and the populations that experience health disparities.

Description of Initiative: The projects supported by this initiative seek to stimulate multidisciplinary research to understand and mitigate the harmful impacts of misinformation and disinformation among populations that experience health disparities and to inform public health practice. Research is sought to understand how misinformation and disinformation operate as public health threats and the consequences of exposure to that spur distrust in public health and medical practice. (abbreviated author introduction) #P4HEwebinarJuly2022

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