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Cultural Competency in Healthcare

A collaborative project between the library and Office of Multicultural Affairs

Find the Research

Looking for original research?

When searching Medline/PubMed

  • Search for the MeSH terms (Arabs OR Middle East) to ensure you include all people groups of this heritage. You can also search for the phrase "arab american."
  • You may also need to limit your search by adding United States in order to limit your results to people living in the US.
  • Though not all arabic people are Muslim you should also considering adding the MeSH (Medical Subject Heading)  Islam to your search, especially if you are specifically interested in studying the intersection of the Islamic faith and health for this population.

Free Guides and Resources

"The ACCESS Community Health and Research Center participates nationally and internationally in collaborative research programs and forums to gather and disseminate health information for Metro Detroit’s Arab and Chaldean communities" a few select resources from this organization are listed below but we encourage you to visit the ACCESS site to learn more.

@ the DMU Library

Phone: (515) 271-1537

Email: library.dmu.edu