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Exploring the HIV Care Continuum: Making the Invisible Visible

Leandro Mena, MDSept. 17, 2018Presentation
  • Describe HIV/AIDS disparities in the United States
  • Describe steps of the HIV “neutral” care continuum
  • Identify challenges to HIV prevention in the South
  • Describe local HIV prevention programmatic and research efforts

Hypoxia Associated Genes on Disparities in the Aggressiveness of Prostate Cancer: Population Health Implications

Ingrid Espinoza, PhDJuly 16, 2018Presentation
  • Prostate cancer disparity
  • Identification of molecular markers associated with prostate cancer and race
  • Implications of our translational and clinical findings on prostate cancer and health disparity

Use of Computer Simulation to Understand Population Responses to Therapy

Robert L. Hester, PhDJune 4, 2018Presentation
  • Understand how physiological models are developed
  • Understand how populations are created
  • Understand the use of Topological Data Analysis for determining populations resistant to treatment

Geospatial Research and Resources at UMMC

Fazlay S. Faruque, PhDMarch 26, 2018Presentation
  • Identify geospatial resources at UMMC
  • Recognize the basics of geospatial technology applicable in health research and health care
  • Evaluate the geospatial health research activities at UMMC
  • Identify collaboration opportunities using geospatial tools at UMMC

Early Impact of a Statewide Neonatal Critical Congenital Heart Disease Screening Program

Sarosh P. Batlivala, MDFeb. 6, 2018Presentation
Newborn screening program can lead to fewer delayed diagnoses and fewer cardiac interventions

Obesity and Dementia: A Paradoxical Association?

Nancy West, PhDJuly 31, 2017Presentation
Accumulating evidence suggests that a high body mass index, measured in late life, may be associated with lower risk of dementia. Could a higher BMI in older ages reflect a protective physiologic effect?

 All questions and comments about SoPH Grand Rounds can be directed to Fazlay S. Faruque.