DOPM NewsFlashes

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.


We don't need to be heroes to be helpful.

Stefan Kertesz, M.D. from UAB spoke at TEDxBirmingham salon on Dec. 8, 2014.  This TEDxBirmingham salon explored ideas about addressing poverty in Birmingham.
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Long time collaborator of DOPM chosen to lead UAB School of Medicine
Singh and Bae: Statistical Consulting at Medical Centers
Dr Fouad chosen to lead new diversity efforts
Promote Physical Activity Among Overweight Young African American Women
Kertesz involved in tailored primary care programs for vets, homeless
Safford awarded the Alere Wellbeing Research to Practice Award
Carson received funding from The Young Supporters Board of the UAB CCC
Baskin's leadership role regarding Health Equity on the 50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement
African-American men focus of $13.5 million grant
Cherrington becomes Assistant Program Director for Research
Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., a professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine, named among 10 Smart Women
Dr Monica Baskin is being featured in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center magazine
Andrea Cherrington etal win Research Awards to Study Social Determinants of Obesity and Related Chronic Diseases
Dr. Redmond collaborates with College of Nursing faculty to provide healthcare to the underserved
Diabetes FAQs with Dr Cherrington
Feb 24 - Lay Support for Heart Failure Self-Care
Birmingham lands sweet diabetes management program
Marijuana smoke not as damaging to lungs as cigarette smoke
Baskin joins new Birmingham-Jefferson Food Policy Council
Is Santa Claus at risk for Type 2 diabetes? Study needs volunteers
UAB HealthSmart Gets Jackson Healthcare 2012 Finalist Award
Obesity, chaired by Gareth R. Dutton
New weight-loss study to focus on keeping the pounds away
DOPM faculty gains attention for tackling the chronic health problems of ex-offenders
Casino Royale
Shari Lamona named February DOM Employee of the Month
Nicole Howard named January 2013 Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month!
Dr. Andrea Cherrington led the effort to create new diabetes website
Congratulations to Monika Safford