The Mid-South Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center for Health Disparities Research (Mid-South TCC) is a consortium of academic institutions working together to reduce the burden of chronic disease experienced by minorities in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, and Kentucky. This region includes many of the country’s most impoverished rural and inner-city communities which carry exceptionally high burdens of obesity, chronic disease and high mortality rates.

The Mid-South TCC addresses all the social determinants that impact a person’s health, such as economic, cultural and environmental, focusing specifically on the pathways leading people to obesity and chronic illnesses. Research is translated into better health for all with evidence-based health interventions and community partnerships to create healthier lifestyles and eliminate long-standing differences in health outcomes.

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Newsletter Summer 2017 - PART I

NCI Mentor Spotlight of Dr Baskin

2017 UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium

2017 UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium

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Social Determinants of Health: An Approach to Health Disparities Research


Mona Fouad Receives ACS St George Award


Mid-South TCC Academic-Community Partnership Magazine


UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center Magazine

Advancing Health Equity Video by the Jefferson County (AL) Health Action Partnership


IOM Report: A Framework for Educating Health Professionals to Address Social Determinants of Health

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This work is supported by a grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54MD008176)