Center for Men’s Health Equity

The Center for Men’s Health Equity leads state, regional, national and global research, policy, and practice to pursue men’s health equity, well-being, and social justice.

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“It’s startling how many people are offended by the idea that men are suffering. Others say the longevity gap is simply due to biology — and we should just accept it. But I think we can do more.”

Tara Parker-Pope in response to A silent crisis in men’s health gets worse

Our Projects

Featured Publications

Defining “Men’s Health”: Towards a More Inclusive Definition
International Journal of Men’s Social and Community Health 
February 9, 2023

Health Promotion with Adolescent Boys and Young Men of Colour
Edited by James A. Smith, Daphne C. Watkins, Derek M. Griffith
Springer 2023

Men’s Health Equity: A Handbook
Edited By Derek M. Griffith, Marino A. Bruce, Roland J. Thorpe, Jr.
Routledge 2019

Rooted & Rising Collective

Rooted in the wellbeing of young black men, Rooted & Rising is a collective designed to support creative entrepreneurs with tools, resources and mentoring to develop and grow their passions into sustainable creative businesses.

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Two African-American men stand together at the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial in Washington DC

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The Center for Men’s Health Equity acknowledges that Georgetown University is built on sacred Indigenous homelands. The  Center for Men’s Health Equity  is committed to building and maintaining just relationships with the communities who have been displaced by the university, including the Piscataway and Anacostan peoples, the descendants of those enslaved by Georgetown founders, as well as with local racialized communities. To learn more about or become an active participant in ongoing relationship-building processes at Georgetown, see the following resources: