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The Office of Population Health and the Myrlie Evers-Williams Institute for the Elimination of Health Disparities is pleased to announce the launch of a new journal club designed to provide a forum to discuss current research literature on interventions, and best practices in population health. The journal club is open to all UMMC faculty, students, and staff and will be conducted monthly.
The Population Health Journal Club meets once a month from noon -1 p.m.
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
Warren L. May, PhD
North Wing N413 (4A)
Price, J. H., Khubchandani, J., McKinney, M., & Braun, R. (2013). Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Diseases of Youths and Access to Health Care in the United States. BioMed Research International, 2013, 787616. doi:10.1155/2013/787616
Ronny A. Bell, PhD, MS
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Student Union Room D
Cho, P., Geiss, L.S., Burrows, N.R., Roberts, D.L., Bullock, A.K., & Toedt, M.E. (2014). Diabetes-Related Mortality Among American Indians and Alaska Natives, 1990–2009. American Journal of Public Health, 104 (S3), S496-S503
Shemeka Hamlin-Palmer, PhD, MPH
Jackson State University
Hamlin-Palmer, S., Addison, C. A., & Campbell-Jenkins, B.W. (2012). Factors contributing to the increase in HIV and STD transmission among African American young adults in Mississippi. Journal of Behavioral Health, 1(2):118-126. doi:10.5455/jbh.20120328011808
Arnita F. Norwood, PhD, MPH, RD
Jackson Heart Study
Glasgow, R.E., Askew, S., Purcell, P., Levine, E., Warner, E.T., Stange, K.C., ...Bennett, G. G. (2013, June). Use of RE-AIM to address health inequities: Application in a low-income community health center-based weight loss and hypertension self-management program. Translational Behavioral Medicine, 3 (2): 200-210.
Deborah Konkle-Parker, PhD, FNP
Finitsis, D.J., Pellowski, J.A., & Johnson, B.T. (2014). Text Message Intervention Designs to Promote Adherence to Antiretroviral Therapy (ART): A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. PLoS ONE 9(2): e88166. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0088166
Denise Krause, PhD, MS, MA
Skillman, S.M., Doescher, M.P., Mouradian, W.E., & Brunson, D.K. (2010, June). The challenge to delivering oral health services in rural America. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 70(Supp. s1), S49-S57
Mario Sims, PhD
North Wing N716 (7A)
Kim, E.S., Smith, J., & Kubzansky, L.D. (2014, May). Prospective study of the association between dispositional optimism and incident heart failure. Circulation Heart Failure, 7(3), 394-400
Jennifer C. Robinson, PhD, RN, FAHA
Moore, J.B., Brinkley, J. Crawford, T.W., Evenson, K.R. & Brownson, R.C. (2013). Association of the built environment with physical activity and adiposity in rural and urban youth. Preventive Medicine, 56(2), 145-148.
Abigail Gamble, PhD
North Wing N521 (5A)
Hardy L.J., Bohan, K.D., & Trotter, R.T. (2013). Synthesizing Evidence-Based Strategies and Community-Engaged Research: A Model to Address Social Determinants of Health. Public Health Report, 128(Supp.3), 68-76
Patricia Frye, DrPH
Derose, K., Bogart, L.M., Kanouse, D.E., Felton, A., Collins, D., Mata, M.A., & ... Williams, M.V. (2014). An Intervention to Reduce HIV-Related Stigma in Partnership With African American and Latino Churches. AIDS Education & Prevention, 26(1), 28-42. doi:10.1521/aeap.2014.26.1.28
Marino Bruce, PhD
North Wing. N521 (5A)
Thorpe, J.J., Richard, P., Bowie, J.V., Laveist, T.A., & Gaskin, D. J. (2013). Economic Burden of Men's Health Disparities in the United States. International Journal of Men's Health, 12(3), 195-212. doi:10.3149/jmh.1203.195
Bettina M. Beech, DrPH
Houstion, T.K., Allison, J.J., Sussman, M., Horn, W., Holt, C.L., Trobaugh, J., Salas, M., Pisu, M., Cuffee, Y. L., Larkin, D., Person, S.D., Barton, B., Kiefe, C.I., Hullett, S. (2011, May). Culturally Appropriate Storytelling to Improve Blood Pressure: A Randomized Trail. Annals of Internal Medicine, 154(2), 77-84.
If you are interested in leading a discussion topic/reading, please contact the Journal Club manager at (601) 815-9000.
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