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  1. Boutain, Doris M. PhD, RN, PHNA-BC
  2. Evans-Agnew, Robin PhD, RN
  3. Liu, Fuqin PhD, RN
  4. Rosemberg, Marie-Anne S. PhD, RN


Emancipatory insights about health as constituted by demographic identity codifiers remain hidden using current interview methods and analytic techniques. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how the Identity, Research, and Health Dialogic Open-Ended (I-ReH-DO) Interview was used across 3 separate research topics to enhance emancipatory knowledge development. Three featured research topics focus on health issues relevant to populations worldwide, including asthma management, hypertension management, and preconception care. The use of the I-ReH-DO Interview across multiple studies supports the power of participants to define identity and its health significance, contextualizes research analysis, and advances emancipatory understandings.