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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. 

School of Nursing Assistant Professor Pamela Bowen hopes to address the issue of physical activity in African-Americans in the South through a new study.
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.
Research on using patient navigation as a means to increase participation of minorities in clinical trials is among this year’s top clinical cancer research advances.
Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
Attendees can purchase fresh fruits and vegetables and have access to HealthSmart’s nutritionist, fitness expert and nurse to discuss lifestyle changes.

The “Birmingham REACH for Better Health” partnership aims to increase the number of people with access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.

Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.

A new UAB School of Nursing study will test phone-based palliative care intervention for those in rural areas with advanced cancer.

Annual UAB minority health disparities symposium features latest in research, gives six Barkley awards

Storefront location will offer free health evaluations and disease prevention programs in downtown Birmingham

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