In collaboration with the UCLA CTSI, Los Angeles County implemented a system-level intervention that improved access to eye care and treatment for diabetic retinopathy, the leading cause of blindness in working age adults.
Photo courtesy of Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
Lifestyle, income, education, geography, race/ethnicity, culture, discrimination, and family and social connection have great impact on health. Understanding and addressing social determinants of health and disparities in our diverse community is a priority for the CTSI.
Through its programs and services, CTSI bridges the divide between scientists and communities that might benefit from research.
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