Displaying items by tag: division of preventive medicine

The latest grant for Andrea Cherrington, M.D., is $21.7 million over five years from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to improve chronic disease outcomes for Black Americans in the Deep South.

Record $95 million Heersink lead gift to advance strategic growth and biomedical innovation.
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Live HealthSmart Alabama is expanding its footprint throughout the Birmingham area and will extend its model beyond Birmingham to other Alabama communities.
The largest such survey ever conducted, led by Stefan Kertesz, M.D., shows that weather, rents and personal factors contribute to unsheltered homelessness.
This study is the latest research to investigate the association between cardiovascular disease and diet — which foods have a positive versus negative impact on cardiovascular disease risk.
Live HealthSmart is a comprehensive plan to work with businesses, schools, faith-based organizations and nonprofits in order to make changes to policies, systems and built environments impacting the health of Alabamians.
O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is among three groups selected nationwide for the Co-Creating Solutions to Address Racism and Disparities in Oncology initiative coordinated by the Center for Health Care Strategies.
Studies by the team led by Stefan G. Kertesz, M.D., have shown that homeless patients often feel unwelcome or rejected when seeking health care.
Many patients have been struggling to pay for their treatment, and the financial consequences can affect a person’s emotional well-being. This collaborative effort will recruit researchers nationwide to help solve these issues.
UAB researchers examined the lack of representation of women and racial/ethnic minorities in higher levels of academic medicine and created several initiatives to ensure that, moving forward, UAB is part of the solution.
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