ICYMI – Watch our ADA Celebration

In celebration of the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on July 26, AAHD wanted to highlight the importance of this landmark law that has greatly impacted the lives of people with disabilities. AAHD interviewed Michael Hoenig, Dr. Lisa Iezzoni, and Dr. Amy Houtrow, who all serve as AAHD board members with professional, […]

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Voices of All of Us: Stephen Mikita

Disability Advocate Stephen Mikita Pushes the Bounds and Helps Guide Medical Research “All of Us is not just about data points. It’s about listening to people’s lives. Life is a difficult proposition for everybody.”—Stephen Mikita, All of Us participant partner and retired assistant attorney general of Utah Stephen Mikita not only defied the odds, he redefined them. At […]

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How the All of Us Research Program Protects My Information

 This video explains some of the ways the All of Us Research Program protects participant information—from data collection through research. It answers FAQs, touches on Certificates of Confidentiality, and describes what scientists can see in the Research Hub. Graphics explain data encryption and show an example of how participant information is de-identified. About the […]

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ICYMI – Getting the Most out of Your Health Insurance

AAHD completed six interviews, which you can check out on our Facebook or YouTube pages, in the spring to highlight the benefits of getting the most out of health insurance coverage for people with disabilities. These interviews shed light on the positive impact that access to health insurance has, as well as how to best […]

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Accessibility Awareness Twitter Chat

In celebration of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, we invite you to join us May 19th from 3:00 – 4:00pm ET for a Twitter Chat at the intersection of accessibility, inclusion, and health. We will dive into some Accessibility 101 and explore how expanding participation in biomedical research can advance health equity. We will also share […]

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All About the Social Determinants of Health

  Addressing and improving health disparities begins with you COVID-19 has hit some communities very hard. That has put new attention on a long-term problem in the United States — health disparities. Health disparities are differences in health that harm disadvantaged communities. Understanding what causes these differences is key to addressing them. DNA alone does […]

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