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Monica Baskin, Ph.D.

Minority health and health disparities • Culturally relevant behavioral interventions for cancer prevention and control • Obesity prevention and treatment • Coping with sickle cell disease

Media contact: Adam Pope, arpope@uab.edu

monica baskin 2018 expertMonica Baskin, Ph.D.

Division of Preventive Medicine

 

Area of expertise:

  • Minority health and health disparities
  • Culturally relevant behavioral interventions for cancer prevention and control
  • Obesity prevention and treatment
  • Coping with sickle cell disease

 

 

Baskin serves as vice-chair for Culture and Diversity in the Department of Medicine in addition to serving as associate director for community outreach and engagement at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Her research focuses on community-engaged approaches to identify sociocultural and environmental determinants of health among populations at greater risk of disease and uses this information to adapt and implement behavioral interventions for medically-underserved populations. Baskin has also led community-engaged approaches that have served as a model for cancer outreach and engagement across the country.

 

 

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