Opening Remarks
Mona Fouad, MD, MPH

Senior Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion, UAB Heersink School of Medicine
Director and Professor, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine
Director UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center


Academic-Community Partnerships

Barbara A. Israel, DrPH,
Professor of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan

Zachary Rowe
Executive Director, Friends of Parkside
Video Slides


American Men’s Health: Breaking the Silence
Mark Alexander, PhD

100 Black Men of America, Inc.
Video Slides


Solutions for Health Disparities
Brian Smedley, PhD

Executive Director, National Collaborative for Health Equity
Video Slides

Ten Years of Leadership in the Multidisciplinary Science of Health Disparities

Richard Marchase, PhD

Vice President, Research and Economic Development, UAB


Policy Solutions for Health Disparities
Regina Benjamin, MD, MBA

Endowed Chair, Department of Public Health Science
Xavier University of Louisiana
Video Slides


2015 Mentor Award to Turner Overton, MD
Associate Professor, Infectious Diseases, UAB

Nominated by Ricardo Franco, MD
Award presented by Isabel Scarinci, PhD, MPH
Professor and Associate Director for Faculty Development & Education, Division of Preventive Medicine, UAB
Introduction by Selwyn Vickers, MD
Senior Vice President, UAB Medicine, Dean, UAB Heersink School of Medicine


Conditions as a Fundamental Cause of Health Disparities
Bruce Link, PhD

Professor of Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Video Slides


Challenges and Opportunities in Studying the Multilevel Determinants of Health
Ana Diez Roux, MD PhD, MPH

Dean and Distinguished Professor of Epidemiology
Drexel University School of Public Health
Video Slides


Consequences of Genetic Explanations for Racial Differences in Health
Jo Phelan, PhD

Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Video Slides


Medicine: Implications for Disparities in Drug Response
Nita Limdi, PharmD, PhD, MSPH

Professor, UAB Heersink School of Medicine
Director, UAB Personalized Medicine Institute
Video Slides

MHRC Community Partners