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  • Health Disparities Journal Club

    The Office of Population Health and the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities invites you to participate in the Health Disparities Journal Club.  The aim of the journal club is to foster the scholarly review and discussion of peer-reviewed literature on topics relevant to health disparities.  The journal club is open to all UMMC faculty, students, and staff.

    Club dates

     The Health Disparities Journal Club meets monthly from 12 noon - 1:00 p.m.

     

     Date Discussion Leader Location
    2/24/15*

    Michael L. Jones, PhD(c), RN, MSN, MBA

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

    School of Nursing 
    Classroom (A140a)
    Gregg, J., Solotaroff, R., Amann, T., Michael, Y., & Bowen, J. (2008).  Health and Disease in Context: A Community-Based Social Medicine Curriculum.  Academic Medicine, 83(1), 14-19.  doi: 10.1097/ACM.0b013e31815c67f0
    2/17/15

    William Buchanan, DDS, MMdSc

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     School of Nursing 
    Classroom (A140a)
    Kassebaum, N. J., Bernabé, E., Dahiya, M., Bhandari, B., Murray, C. J. L., & Marcenes, W. (2014).  Global  Burden of Severe Periodontitis in 1990-2010: A Systematic Review and Metaregression.  J Dent Res, 93(11), 1045-1053.  doi:10.1177/0022034514552491
    1/20/15

    Leandro A. Mena, MD, MPH

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     School of Nursing 
    Classroom (A140a)
    Millett, G. A., Peterson, J. L., Flores, S. A., Hart, T. A., Jeffries 4th, W. L., Wilson, P. A., … Remis, R. S. (2012) Comparisons of disparities and risks of HIV infection in black and other men who have sex with men in Canada, UK, and USA: a meta-analysis.  The Lancet, 380 (9839), 341-348.  doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(12)60899-X

     

    * Special journal club session

     

    If you are interested in presenting a journal article for group discussion, please contact the Journal Club manager at (601) 815-9019.

     

    We encourage individuals participating in research/program interventions closely associated with health disparities to attend.  Feel free to bring your lunch.  RSVP is requested.  For more information or to be added to the Journal Club e-mail list, please e-mail Felicia Bowens at fbowens@umc.edu.