Sharpen Your Research Skills, Boost Your Career with a Mini-sabbatical

The following excerpt comes from the October 19, 2018, article by Andria Cimino on edgeforscholars.org. Dr. Courtney Peterson, assistant professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), is having a very good year.Her pioneering work on early time-restricted feeding (eTRF) in humans, shown to improve health even in the … Continue reading Sharpen Your Research Skills, Boost Your Career with a Mini-sabbatical

For the Poor, Obamacare Can Reduce Late Rent Payments

The following excerpt comes from the December 4, 2018, article by Kriston Capps on CityLab. When Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts wrote the decision in 2012 to uphold the Affordable Care Act, the court set the stage for a natural experiment in economics. His majority opinion in NFIB v. Sebelius invalidated the part of … Continue reading For the Poor, Obamacare Can Reduce Late Rent Payments

Promoting Young Children’s Healthy Development in Medicaid and CHIP

The following excerpt comes from the report by Elisabeth Wright Burak released October 17, 2018, by the Georgetown University Health Policy Institute Center for Children and Families. A child’s brain develops most rapidly in the earliest years of life, building the foundation for learning, behavior and health. Medicaid—as the primary source of health coverage for … Continue reading Promoting Young Children’s Healthy Development in Medicaid and CHIP

Got Education Metrics? City Health Dashboard Supports Data-Driven Decision-Making for Student Health and Success

The following excerpt comes from the October 17, 2018, article by Candace Webb on the Say Ahhh! Blog. Maximizing the educational experience and success of every child in America must be a priority to create healthier, more equitable communities. But how can community leaders make sense of the plethora of data that exists in order … Continue reading Got Education Metrics? City Health Dashboard Supports Data-Driven Decision-Making for Student Health and Success

Rainbow Cancer Walk Continues Educating and Serving the Community

Sponsored each year by Gloria Carter, a CHA with the USA Center for Healthy Communities, the Rainbow Cancer Walk originated with three main objectives: to memorialize lives lost to cancerto celebrate cancer survivors to educate the community on the different forms of cancer.  This year, the event was held on Friday, October 26th at Revelation … Continue reading Rainbow Cancer Walk Continues Educating and Serving the Community

Pipeline Graduate Presents Research at National Conference

Former Pipeline participant, Roderica White, recently traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana to attend the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference (ABRCMS) and present her abstract and poster entitled, “Extrinsic Acidosis Abruptly Decreases Intracellular PH and Impairs Glycolysis, Whereas Intrinsic Acidosis Is Accommodated by CA IX, Which Enables Glycolysis”. ABRCMS is managed by American Society for Microbiology and … Continue reading Pipeline Graduate Presents Research at National Conference

CHA Profile: Sheena Williams

The Community Health Advocate (CHA) program invites community members to actively cooperate with the Center for Healthy Communities (CHC)  in identifying health priorities and developing strategies for addressing those priorities to individuals living within health disparate zip codes of Mobile County, AL. Recently, CHA, Sheena Williams, shared a little about her experience in the program. Tell us … Continue reading CHA Profile: Sheena Williams

CHA Profile: Bomani Williams

The Community Health Advocate (CHA) program invites community members to actively cooperate with the Center for Healthy Communities (CHC)  in identifying health priorities and developing strategies for addressing those priorities to individuals living within health disparate zip codes of Mobile County, AL. Recently, CHA, Bomani Williams, shared a little about his experience in the program. Tell us … Continue reading CHA Profile: Bomani Williams

The University of South Alabama celebrates the launching of All of Us Research Program Enrollment Sites

On October 22, 2018, the University of South Alabama successfully launched the All of Us Research Program. Participants are being recruited and invited to join the program in three thriving USA Health internal medicine clinics: USA Family Medicine Clinic, USA Stanton Road Clinic, and the Mastin Clinic.  The All of Us Research Program aims to … Continue reading The University of South Alabama celebrates the launching of All of Us Research Program Enrollment Sites

Useful Resource: Tips for Communicating Statistical Significance

The following excerpt comes from the October 15, 2018, article by Regina Nuzzo posted on the NIH website in the Science, Health, and  Public Trust section. “So what exactly is a p-value?”That’s the number-one question I get from non-scientists when they hear my specialty is communicating p-values and other statistics. (The second question is usually … Continue reading Useful Resource: Tips for Communicating Statistical Significance