Alabama NewsCenter — UAB MHRC celebrates 20 years with name change to UAB Minority Health and Health Equity Research Center : The Alabama Weather Blog


By Jessica Snyder

There have long been significant differences in health across race, income, education and geographic location. In Alabama and in the Deep South, the impact of these differences is seen everywhere, from the state’s largest cities to its most rural areas. ­

For 20 years, the University of Alabama at Birmingham Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center has taken a comprehensive, science-first approach to improve the health of people in historically under-resourced areas — with efforts in research, training and community engagement.

The inspiration came on a bus ride through the Mississippi Delta.

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