health Disparities Research Center of Excellence at Meharry Medical College
The Health Disparities Research Center Center of Excellence (HDRCOE, formerly known as EXPORT) examines how society, economics, culture, behavior, and biology impact health, with the aim of involving the community in the research process and improving the health and well-being of ethnic and racial minorities.
Meharry Medical College would like to announce that applications for the 3rd Annual M. Alfred Haynes Research Training Institute for Social Equity are now being accepted. The Institute will be held May 13-24, 2013 in Nashville, TN. For additional information, click here.
MAHRTISE Program Brochure (click to open)
Dr. Wansoo Im, Co-director, Environmental Core has established the Environmental Justice Center for Health Equity. The Center will offer training in community mapping, geo-visualization, and public participatory GIS methods to community organizations to engage, support, and empower them to participate as full partners in pursuit of environmental justice in their communities. Click here for additional information.
Congratulations to Dr. Darryl Hood, co-director, Environmental Core, for his contributions as Guest Editor, for the Feb. 2013, Supplement: Achieving Health Equity and Environmental Justice (through Clinical Practice, Research and Policy), Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved volume 24(1) which is now available in print.
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Juarez, for the publication of his recent article: Juarez, P.D. (2013). Sequencing the Public Health Genome. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Supplement: Achieving Health Equity and Environmental Justice. 24(1). 114-120.
Congratulations to Dr. Paul Juarez for his recent appointment to the National Institutes of Health Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section
It is a collaboration of the Nashville Health Disparities Coalition and the Metro Public Health Department of Davidson County (Tennessee) and is funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
For more information about the center's projects and partnerships, please contact Vicente Samaniego, MPH from the Department of Family and Community Medicine at 615.327.5997 or via email at: email@example.com