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Delta Clinical & Translational Health Disparities Conference

health disaprities researchers

UTHSC Health Disparities Research Faculty-

Thanks to all who attended the inaugural Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference that was held July 19, 2018 in Jackson, MS on the UMMC campus. The event was very successful with nearly 200 health disparities researchers from UTHSC, the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC), and Tulane University coming together to discuss research interests and catalyze new collaborative partnerships that will result in the submission of a UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award proposal in Health Disparities Research. Read the full news story on the Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference on the UTHSC News site. View the Delta Clinical and Translational Health Disparities Conference program packet.

If you are a health disaprities researcher who is interested in collaborating on a submission for a UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award proposal in Health Disparities Research, please review the UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award proposal in Health Disparities Research RFA for more information. Please note, to be eligible for a UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award in Health Disparities Research, each proposal must include, at minimum, one faculty member from each participating campus (UTHSC, Tulane, and UMMC). Resources are available to fund up to two (2) awards, for up to $75,000/award, for one (1) year.

The deadline to apply for a UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award in Health Disparities Research is September 12, 2018, with funding set to begin in December 2018.

 

Couldn't attend the conference but interested in a collaboration?

If you were unable to attend the conference but are interested in a collaboration, please contact the administrators so they can add your information to the secure, searchable researcher database so you can find collaborators and others can find you.

Questions?

If you have a question about the UTHSC/TU/UMMC CORNET Award in Health Disparities Research, making changes to your researcher database information, or any other issues, please e-mail the administrators, Lisa Youngentob or Sarah Bloch.

Invited Speakers: 

Lydia Bazzano, MD, PHD
Tulane University
"The Bogalusa Heart Study: Forty Years of Health Disparities Research"

Stacy Drury, MD 
Tulane University 
"Networks of Opportunities: Building Interdisciplinary and Cross University Studies to Support Clinical Trials for our Youngest and Most Vulnerable"

Michael E. Hall, MD 
University of Mississippi Medical Center 
"Perinephric Fat, Hypertension and Renal Dysfunction"

Cynthia Karlson, PHD
University of Mississippi Medical Center 
"Impact of Race and Socioeconomics on Psychological Outcomes in Childhood Cancer"

Katherine T. Mills, PHD, MSPH
Tulane University
"Implementation of Multifaceted Patient-Centered Treatment Strategies for Intensive Blood Pressure Control (IMPACTS)"

Sarah Sterling, MD 
University of Mississippi Medical Center
"The Chronic State of Obesity and the Acute Response to Sepsis"

Melody N. Waller, PHD, MSN, RN
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
"Factors Associated with African American Women’s Sexual Health and Risk Behavior"

Shelley White-Means, PHD
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
"Disparities in Breast Cancer Mortality: A Perfect Storm in Memphis"

Anne H. Zachry, PHD, OTR/L 
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
"The Early STEPs Project"

Last Published: Aug 3, 2018