DOPM NewsFlashes

Dr. Baskin to serve as DOM's first Vice Chair for Culture and Diversity

Dr. Baskin to serve as DOM's first Vice Chair for Culture and Diversity.
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Dr Baskin and the DSN full research project were featured in the NCI CRCHD newsletter

Monica Baskin, Ph.D., a project leader for the Deep South Network, an NCI Community Networks Program Center (CNPC) at the University of Alabama, Birmingham, is currently testing the efficacy of evidence-based community strategies for obesity prevention and elimination of cancer health disparities among African-American women living in the Deep South.
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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