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  • Population Health Journal Club

    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.

    Club dates

    The Population Health Journal Club meets once a month from noon -1 p.m.

     Date

     Discussion Leader

     Location

    12/16/14

    Warren L. May, PhD

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     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 

     11/11/14

     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

     10/14/14

     Shemeka Hamlin-Palmer, PhD, MPH

    Jackson State University

     North Wing 
    N413 (4A)

    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 

     9/16/14

     Arnita F. Norwood, PhD, MPH, RD

    Jackson Heart Study

     North Wing 
    N413 (4A)

    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. 

      8/19/14

     Deborah Konkle-Parker, PhD, FNP

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     North Wing 
    N413 (4A)

    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 

     7/15/14

     Denise Krause, PhD, MS, MA

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     North Wing 
    N413 (4A)

    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

     6/24/14

     Mario Sims, PhD

    Jackson Heart Study

     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 

     5/20/14

     Jennifer C. Robinson, PhD, RN, FAHA

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     North Wing 
    N716 (7A)

    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. 

     4/15/14

     Abigail Gamble, PhD

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     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 

     3/18/14

     Patricia Frye, DrPH

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     North Wing 
    N521 (5A)

    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 

     2/18/14

     Marino Bruce, PhD

    Jackson State University

     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 

     1/28/14

     Bettina M. Beech, DrPH

    University of Mississippi Medical Center

     North Wing 
    N716 (7A)

    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.

     

    We encourage those participating in research/program interventions closely linked to population health and 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.The Population Health Journal Club meets once a month from noon -1 p.m.