Birmingham REACH for Better Health, an initiative of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), was developed in response to this burgeoning health crisis, a crisis driven in part by social and economic disparities.
The center is funded by a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
Fouad has worked to establish the validity of health disparities as a national scientific research priority.
Harlem in the ’Ham benefits the Healthy Happy Kids program sponsored by the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.
The UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium highlights the health disparities work of undergraduate, graduate, faculty and community investigators in basic science, clinical research, behavioral and social science, and community-based research.
UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
Exercise is a key to better health, and UAB is teaming up with local partners to encourage people to get outside and be active in their local parks. 
The 11th annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, April 21, will showcase compelling workshops and the groundbreaking findings of eminent researchers in the health disparities field.
Each summer, the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center hosts the Summer Enrichment Program, a summer training program for undergraduate students interested in pursuing careers in healthcare.
First year medical students learned about health disparities and cultural competency at Diversity Boot Camp last week.
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