Tag: Health Disparities

Continuing CORNET Hits


The month of March ended with a slew of NIH awards coming in from UTHSC’s Office of Sponsored Programs.  As we wind our way through congratulating each PI and reporting on each project, we want to pause and immediately highlight two awards in particular: $4,407,885 million to Dr. Jim Bailey, MD, MPH, Robert S. Pearce Endowed… Read More

Addressing Health Disparities in the Delta: a Conference and a CORNET


As described in another article in this quarter’s edition of The Research Rainmaker, the American South is home to the largest minority population in the United States. With high levels of chronic disease and poor health outcomes, researchers at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Tulane University, and the University of Mississippi Medical Center… Read More

UTHSC Investigator Publishes Third Book on Diabetes Research


According to recent report by the World Health Organization, it is estimated that diabetes affects 422 million adults worldwide today (1). The American Diabetes Association reports that of those 422 million, over 29 million are from the United States (2). Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism,… Read More