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Congratulations to Dr. Fouad on being featured on the NIMHD website

A study conducted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities that promotes the inclusion of minorities in cancer clinical trials has been selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology to be featured in Clinical Care Advances 2016, an annual review of major advances in clinical cancer research.

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Sowing Seeds of Health

Unique Program at the UAB Cancer Center makes Significant Impact in the Latino Community
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University Wide Interdisciplinary Research Center (UWIRC)

COERE - Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education

Mission Statement
The mission of the UAB COERE is to build and maintain a successful program of research targeted at improving the quality and outcomes of health care. This is accomplished by:

  • using interdisciplinary teams to test innovations that promote evidence-based practice, reduce inequities in care for under-served and minority populations, and improve quality of life and functional outcomes for patients;
  • developing and testing innovative methods with application to important questions in the delivery of health care;
  • training and mentoring students, fellows and faculty in these methods;
  • and serving as a resource to UAB faculty, health care systems, related organizations, government, and philanthropy to further disseminate outcomes research knowledge and expertise.

 

 

UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center

Since its inception in 2003, the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (UAB MHRC) has worked to facilitate the development, implementation, and transfer of research-based information from biomedical, behavioral, and social sciences in order to reduce and eventually eliminate health disparities locally, regionally, and nationally. Designated as a Center of Excellence in Health Disparities by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities, the UAB MHRC achieves its mission through innovative education, research, and community outreach. As a University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Center, the UAB MHRC serves as an enabling platform for UAB’s research, teaching, and service missions.

Web address: http://uab.edu/MHRC