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UAB 11th Annual Health Disparities Research Symposium 2016


DoubleTree Hotel Downtown at UAB
808 20th St South
Birmingham, AL 35205
Event URL: website
Date/Time: May 3, 2017

The UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium highlights the work of undergraduate, graduate, faculty, and community investigators in basic science, clinical, behavioral, social sciences research and community-based research related to health disparities.

Symposium highlights role of social determinants in population health. The UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) will host the 12th annual UAB Health Disparities Research Symposium, on May 3, 2017 at the DoubleTree Hotel. This year's symposium will take an in-depth look at the role of social determinants in population health.

“The symposium showcases the work being done to reduce health inequities in Alabama, the south, and our nation. It provides an overview of the latest in health disparities research. Scientists and scholars look to it as an excellent opportunity to share discoveries, new approaches, and successful models,” said Mona Fouad, MD, MPH Director of Professor, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine and Director of the UAB MHRC.

Highlights of the symposium include the oral presentations and poster sessions featuring original health disparities research by academic investigators, students, and community partners in the fields of basic science, clinical research, social and behavioral science, community-based and health outcomes research.