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The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparity Research Center is a key partner in providing free weekly health screenings and other wellness education programs, as well as evaluating the success of this Campus of Hope.
Sowing the Seeds of Health has served 4,000 Latina women in six counties in Alabama and continues to demonstrate the need to navigate cultural differences to raise awareness about cancer detection.
Pigford was known for his participation and leadership in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Building Healthy Communities Coalition in Kingston.
Children in the afterschool program at the Campus of Hope at Marks Village are learning to be “Healthy Happy Kids” through a six-week childhood obesity prevention program.
Funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Parks Rx works to connect patients to more than 130 parks in Birmingham and surrounding communities where they can be more active.
Harlem in the ’Ham will benefit Healthy Happy Kids, the MHRC’s childhood obesity intervention.
The five-year funding award will support the Southern All of Us Network, part of the All of Us Research Program, a nationwide research program to transform how research is conducted to advance individualized prevention, treatment and care for people of all backgrounds.
The Health Disparities Research Symposium highlights the work of undergraduate, graduate, faculty and community investigators.
Sarah-Jeanne Salvy, Ph.D., says the findings of her research emphasize the importance of considering social factors when examining the impact of neighborhood on physical activity.
Harlem in the ’Ham benefits the Healthy Happy Kids program sponsored by the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center.
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