TCC Health Policy Research Summit 2017
“This is Health Equity: Leveraging Science to Inform Policy”

May 4, 2017 | Morehouse School of Medicine | Atlanta, GA | #TCCSummit

Overview

The 2017 Annual Health Policy Research Summit, being held May 4, 2017, will focus on sharing important work, brainstorming new strategies, and engaging in critical health equity discourse. Read the overview »

Agenda

View the Summit Agenda for May 4, 2017.  All activities will take place on the Westview campus of Morehouse School of Medicine. The agenda is subject to change… View the agenda »

Register

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Poster Presentations

We seek abstracts for oral and poster presentation for TCC Summit 2017. A poster competition will be held during the networking lunch… View Posters »

Speakers

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Shark Tank

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Logistics

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Overview

TCC Health Policy Research Summit 2017
“This is Health Equity: Leveraging Science to Advance Policy”

The 2nd Annual TCC Health Policy Research Summit will be held Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. The Morehouse School of Medicine TCC supports partnerships between communities, research institutions, and health organizations to conduct research and translate knowledge aimed at informing health policy and advancing health equity in the Southeast US. The purpose of the Summit is to convene and galvanize the TCC consortium and other transdisciplinary partners to share important work, brainstorm new strategies, and engage in critical health equity discourse.

Attend in person or join us via live webcast

Summit

Date: May 4, 2017
Breakfast and Registration: 8:00 – 9:00 am EST
Summit: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Location: Morehouse School of Medicine, 720 Westview Drive SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Evening Reception (by invitation):
7:00 – 9:30 pm
Ritz Carlton Atlanta, 181 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

Summit Highlights

  • Opening Plenary Session
  • Guest Speakers
  • TCC Shark Tank Dissemination Award Competition
  • Interactive Breakout Sessions
  • Poster Presentation Competition
  • Policy “Hot Topics” Panel
  • Health Equity Vision Board

For more information, please call 404-752-1933 or email tcc@msm.edu.

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The project described is supported by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) Grant Number U54MD008173, a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of NIMHD or NIH.

Agenda

TCC Health Policy Research Summit 2017
“This is Health Equity: Leveraging Science to Advance Policy”
Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Summit
Morehouse School of Medicine
8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST
Agenda at a Glance

8:00 – 9:00 am

Breakfast and Registration – NCPC Atrium

9:00 – 9:50 am

Opening Plenary Session – NCPC Auditorium

Welcome Remarks, Introduce Dr. Satcher– Kisha Holden, PhD, MSCR

Reflections on Theme: David Satcher, MD, PhD

Speaker Introductions: Divine Offoegbu, DrPH

Guest Speaker: The Roof is on Fire: Science Fueling the Health Equity Revolution – Shavon Arline-Bradley, MDiv – Health Advocate

9:50 – 10:00 am

African Dance Break with Giwayen Mata
Transition to Shark Tank Competition

10:00 – 11:15 am

Shark Tank Competition

Host– Jammie Hopkins, DrPH
Candidates: Linda Ellis – The Health Initiative; Danielle Brooks, JD – Bridges LLC; Seokwon Jin, PhD – Clark Atlanta University; Daniel Driffin, BS – Thrive SS Inc.
Shark Judges: Robina Josiah Willock, PhD; Latrice Rollins, PhD; Natalie Hernandez, PhD, MPH

11:15 – 11:35 am

This is Health Equity: A Survivor’s Story

  • Speaker introduction: Divine Offoegbu, DrPH
  • Guest Speaker: Matthew W. Williams, MDiv

11:35 – 11:45 am

Transition to Breakout Session 1

11:45 – 1:00 pm

Breakout Sessions I 

Strategic Partnership—A Critical Foundation for Leadership Training & Advancing Health Equity (Location: NCPC 207/218)
Harry Heiman, MD, MPH; Ebony Townsend, MPH; Harriet Browne, BA; Oluwatoyosi Adekeye, MBBS, DrPH, MPH, CPH; Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, MEd, BSN, RN, CSE

Advancing Quality Parenting in Response to Children’s Critical Needs: SSC Parent Leaders as Change Agents (Location: NCPC 306)
LeRoy Reese, PhD; Tasha Alston, PhD; Aneeqah Ferguson, MS; Lateef Pyles; Shameka Dawson

Creating Stories for People, Not Products – Workshop (Location: Executive Board Room-4th Floor)
Eric Payne, MA

1:00 – 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch and Poster Session – NCPC Atrium

Lunch; Poster Presentation Session and Judging; Health Equity Vision Board; Resource Tables

2:00 – 3:30 pm

Breakout Sessions II 

Cultural Sensitivity in Integrated Care Settings (Location: NCPC 207)
Brian McGregor, PhD; Lizeth Camacho, PhD, MS; JunJun Xu, MPH; Zoe Dale, LPC; Allyson Belton, MPH

TCC Pilot Project Program: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Community–Academic Partnerships to Explore New Domains of Community-based Participatory Research (Location: Executive Board Room, 4th Floor)
Divine Offoegbu, DrPH: Bettye Muwwakkil, PhD; Carlos Pavao, MPA, DrPH(c); Brenda Bell Caffee, MS

Introducing a Framework for Integrating Health Equity into Learning Health Systems (Location: NCPC 306)
Dominic Mack, MD, MBA; Megan Douglas, JD; Danielle Brooks, JD

HELLO MY NAME IS….Leveraging Social Media for Research and Policy – Workshop (Location: NCPC 103/105)
Atuarra McCaslin, BA

3:30 – 3:40 pm

Break, Transition to Auditorium

3:40 – 4:40 pm

Policy Hot Topics Forum: Health Equity at the Crossroads

  • Moderator: Daniel Dawes, JD
  • Panelists: Honorable Rep. Pat Gardner – GA House of Representatives; Shanell McGoy, PhD – TN Department of Health; Carmen Dickinson-Copeland; PhD – Morehouse School of Medicine

4:40 – 5:00 pm

Closing Session – NCPC Auditorium

  • Summit Wrap-up
  • Poster Session Competition and Shark Tank Awards – Divine Offoegbu, DrPH
  • Closing Remarks – Jammie Hopkins, DrPH

5:00 pm

End Summit

Thursday, May 4, 2017 – Evening Reception
Ritz Carlton Atlanta – Downtown
181 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
7:00 – 9:30 pm EST

7:00 pm

Reception Registration Opens

7:00 – 8:00 pm

Reception Activities

  • Bar and Refreshments
  • Poster Gallery
  • Media Gallery
  • Health Equity Vision Board
  • Resource Tables

8:00 – 8:45 pm

Brief Reception Program

Welcome – Kisha Holden, PhD, MSCR

Remarks – David Satcher, MD, PhD

TCC Health Equity Champion Awards

  • Emerging Leader:  Megan Douglas, JD – Morehouse School of Medicine
  • Mover and Shaker: Bettye Muwwakkil, PhD – APWLI
  • Pioneer:  David Satcher, MD, PhD – Morehouse School of Medicine

8:45 – 9:30 pm

Continue Reception Activities

9:30 pm

Reception Ends

Register

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Additional Information: Final event logistics will be posted on the event webpage and sent to all registered attendees approximately 48 hours prior to the start of the event. For more information or any questions, please view our event website at http://www.morehousetcc.org/Summit2017. You may also reach us via e-mail at tcc@msm.edu.

 

Poster Presentations

Overview
The Morehouse School of Medicine TCC supports partnerships between communities, research institutions, and health organizations to conduct research and translate knowledge aimed at informing health policy and advancing health equity in the Southeast US. We seek abstracts from innovative  research projects and approaches to be presented at TCC Summit 2017. Abstracts will be considered for oral/poster presentations, and interactive workshops. A poster competition will be held during the networking lunch period of the Summit.

 

Abstract Themes
All evidence-based, best practices, best policies, and evaluation research that aims to inform policy and practice towards reducing health disparities are welcomed. Please view the Call for Abstracts for more details.

 

Who Should Submit?
Abstract submission is open to all students, professionals, academicians, and community members who have original work in a health policy research-oriented capacity. We welcome submissions from Morehouse School of Medicine faculty, students and staff; other academic institutions; community based organizations; educators; health services organizations; businesses; policy centers and think tanks; and other health policy stakeholders.

Poster Presentations

Poster #Poster Details
1No Longer Invisible: Qualitative findings from a father-specific, evidence-based child maltreatment prevention program called SafeCare Dad to Kids (Dad2K)

Clinton Boyd, PhD(c)1

1Department of Sociology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2Creatine Phosphokinase: A Predictor of Inflammation in U.S. Adolescents Aged 12-19 years

Chantel Brooks1, Jacqueline Hibbert1, PhD; Alexander Quarshie, MD1, MS; Ernest Alema-Mensah, PhD, DMin, MS, MDiv1; Fengxia Yan, MD, MS1

Masters of Science in Clinical Research Program, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; Department of Microbiology, Biochemistry & Immunology; Clinical Research Center; Biomedical Informatics Unit; Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine.
3What are Community Health Leaders Training Needs?

Harriet Browne, BA; Alexis Sims; Jewel Williams; Carey Roth Bayer, EdD; Oluwatoyosi Adekeye, MBBS, DrPH, MPH

1Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
4Utilizing Curriculum Vitae (CV) Analysis to Capture Health Policy Leadership Alumni Career Trajectories

Ebony Townsend, MPH1; Japera Johnson, PhD2; Harry Heiman, MD, MPH1; Carey Roth Bayer, EdD, MEd, BSN, RN, CSE1

1Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; 2Clinical Research Center, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
5A socioecological examination of sickle cell trait knowledge, perception, and beliefs among coaches, trainers, student-athletes, and their parents at a Florida HBCU

Tomia Austin, DrPH(c)

1Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL
6TCC for Health Disparities Research: The Art of Sustaining Collaborations to Inform Health Equity Policy.

Jammie Hopkins, DrPH1; Latrice Rollins, PhD1; Tabia Henry Akintobi, PhD1; Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC1; David Satcher, MD, PhD1.

1TCC for Health Disparities Research, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.
7Policy prescriptions for coordinating healthy weight management between African American daughters, mothers, and primary care providers.

Jammie M. Hopkins, DrPH, MS1; Ruby Thomas, MD, MPH1; Starla Blanks, MBA1; Whitney Graves, MPH1; Dominic Hosack, MPH1; Sandra Moore, MD1; Kisha Holden, PhD, MSCR1.

1Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
8An innovative social advocacy approach to building community, combating stigma, and reducing HIV/AIDS among intergenerational gay men of color in the American South

Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS1,3, Timothy Webb2,3, Rigardo Rush3, Kenneth Johnson3(3), Terence Stewart3(3), Daryll Manning3; Randi Sylve3; JaQuan Rich3; Tavorice Smith3

1Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA; 2AID Atlanta, Atlanta, GA; 3Impulse Group Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Conference Speakers

Guest Speakers

Shavon Arline-Bradley, MPH, MDiv
Health Advocate

Since June of 2015, Mrs. Arline-Bradley has served as the Director of External Engagement and senior counselor in the Office of the US Surgeon General. Formerly, Ms. Arline-Bradley served the national NAACP for six years serving in the roles of Executive Vice President of Strategic Planning/Partnerships, Chief of Staff/Chief Programs Officer and Senior Director of Health served for 6 years leading healthcare agenda.

The New Jersey native has over 17 years of public health experience and is a former track & field athlete and earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science and Masters of Public Health degree from Tulane University (New Orleans, Louisiana).  Mrs. Arline-Bradley recently earned her Master’s in Divinity at the Samuel Dewitt Proctor School of Theology at Virginia Union University.

She is a former ad-hoc member of the National Advisory Council on Minority Health & Health Disparities, for the Nat’l Institute on Minority Health & Health Disparities at the NIH. She also served an expert advisory panelist for the CDC’s DPNAO to address health disparities.

Ms. Arline-Bradley is a sought after public speaker is a member of the American Public Health Association, Delta Sigma Theta and the Links Incorporated. She is married to Andrew Bradley, and proud mother of Micah Bradley (3) and Amira James (17).

 

Title of Talk: The Roof is On Fire: Science Fueling the Health Equity Revolution

Matthew Wesley Williams, MDiv
VP of Strategic Initiatives
Forum for Theological Exploration

Matthew Wesley Williams is the Vice President of Strategic Initiatives for the Forum for Theological Exploration (FTE), a national leadership incubator that cultivates wise, faithful and courageous leaders who make a difference in the world through the church and academy. Prior to FTE, Matthew served at the National Black Leadership Initiative on Cancer at Morehouse School of Medicine. There he coordinated the research, advocacy and educational initiatives of sixteen community cancer coalitions in 10 states in the American South. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Interdenominational Theological Center, in Atlanta and bachelor’s degrees in both psychology and philosophy/ religion from Florida A&M University. He is an ordained ruling elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA). Matthew is a trained facilitator with the global Center for Courage and Renewal and Art of Hosting communities. He is a thriving cancer survivor, and fierce advocate for holistic health and wellness.  He is co-authoring a book on faith rooted leadership and social change scheduled to be published in 2017 with Chalice Press entitled, The CARE Effect: Living and Leading Change for Good.

Title of Talk: A Survivor’s Story

Description: In July 2014 Matthew Wesley Williams was diagnosed with stage 4 adenoid cystic carcinoma. In this talk, Matthew shares the compelling story of the healing journey that started with that devastating news. He will explore some of the ethical, historical, and systemic issues related to health equity, derived from his learning journey toward becoming a thriving survivor.

Dr. David Satcher, MD, PhD

Dr. David Satcher is Founding Director and Senior Advisor of The Satcher Health Leadership Institute at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. The mission of the Institute is to develop a diverse group of public health leaders, foster and support leadership strategies, and influence policies toward the reduction and ultimate elimination of disparities in health.

Dr. Satcher was sworn in as the 16th Surgeon General of the United States, and concurrently served as the 10th Assistant Secretary for Health in the Department of Health and Human Services. As Surgeon General and Assistant Secretary for Health, Dr. Satcher led the department’s effort to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health, an initiative that was incorporated as one of the two major goals of Healthy People 2010.  His tenure of leadership service also includes serving as Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Administrator of the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry; Charles R. Drew University for Medicine and Science, Meharry Medical College, and Morehouse School of Medicine.

He has completed fellowships with the Macy Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars, and the Kaiser Family Foundation.  In 2005, he was appointed to serve on the World Health Organization Commission on Social Determinants of Health. Dr. Satcher has received over 50 honorary degrees and numerous honors throughout his career.

Dr. Satcher graduated from Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He holds MD and PhD degrees from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Preventive Medicine and the American College of Physicians. He is a member of the Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences, the 100 Black Men of Atlanta and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

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Panelists

Honorable Pat Gardner
Representative – District 57
GA House of Representatives

Panelist

Pat works tirelessly to ensure that healthcare coverage is available to all of Georgians and, most recently, to ensure appropriate implementation of the Affordable Care Act including expansion of Medicaid. Before the Affordable Care Act was passed by Congress, Pat introduced The “Peach Care for All Children Act”, a bipartisan effort.  During a recent session, Pat’s energy focused on consolidating government by working to eliminate duplications in eligibility processes for Medicaid and PeachCare and the dual insurance administration of health insurance programs

Shanell McGoy, PhD
Director of HIV Programs
Tennessee Dept. of Health

Panelist

Named in the inaugural cohort of the 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health, Dr. Shanell L. McGoy is the Director of HIV/STD at the Tennessee Department of Health where she oversees a state and federal investment of resources that supports a comprehensive HIV/STD service delivery system (surveillance, prevention, care and treatment, housing, and contracts) in Tennessee.  She is a 2013 graduate of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, Health Policy Leadership Fellowship.  Dr. McGoy currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Southern AIDS Coalition (SAC) and Chair-Elect of the National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD).

Carmen Dickinson-Copeland, PhD
Health Policy Leadership Fellow and Research Scientist,
Morehouse School of Medicine

Panelist

Carmen Dickinson-Copeland is a Biomedical Scientist with six-plus years of training and experience in Clinical and Basic Sciences. She received her Masters in Clinical Research and her Ph.D. in Biomedical Research from Morehouse School of Medicine in May 2016. Her research of severe malaria pathogenesis was conducted, in part, at the University of Ghana under the advisement and mentoring of Dr. Jonathan K. Stiles and Dr. Elizabeth Ofili. Carmen was able to collect clinical data as well as learn about the healthcare system and the conditions in which public health care is provided in low and middle-income countries. She is recognized both nationally and internationally for her scientific accomplishments, with 5 scientific communications in peer-reviewed journals and 18 presentations at national and international meetings. She received the Young Investigator Award from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene and the Robert D. Watkins Graduate Research Fellowship from the American Society for Microbiology. Throughout her time at Morehouse, Carmen recognized her passion for impacting health equity beyond molecular science, leading her to pursue advanced training with the Satcher Health Policy Leadership Fellowship. Carmen’s long-term goal is to develop a career that bridges the gap between biomedical and health policy research.

Daniel Dawes, JD
Executive Director, Govt. Relations, Policy & Ext. Affairs
Morehouse School of Medicine

Moderator

Attorney Daniel E. Dawes is a nationally recognized leader in the health equity movement and has led numerous efforts to address health policy issues impacting vulnerable, underserved, and marginalized populations. He is a health care attorney and administrator, and serves as the executive director of government affairs and health policy at Morehouse School of Medicine. He is also a lecturer of health law and policy at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute.

Dawes was instrumental in shaping the Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare) and founded and chaired the largest advocacy group, the National Working Group on Health Disparities and Health Reform, focused on developing comprehensive, inclusive and meaningful legislation to reform the health care system and address the disparities in health care and health status among racial and ethnic minorities, people with disabilities, women, children, LGBT individuals, and other vulnerable groups in the United States. He is the co-founder of the Health Equity Leadership and Exchange Network (HELEN), which is a national network of health equity champions in virtually every state and territory.

Dawes often lectures and presents on health law and policy while serving simultaneously on several boards, commissions, and councils focused on health equity and health reform. He is an advisor to international, national, regional, state and municipal policymakers, as well as think tanks, associations, foundations, corporations, and nonprofit organizations.

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Presenters

Kisha Holden, PhD, MSCR
Interim Director, Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Associate Professor,Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Department of Community Health and Preventive Medicine

Presenter

Dr. Holden is the Principal Investigator for TCC for Health Disparities Research, and Interim Director for the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse. An accomplished clinical psychologist by training, Dr. Holden’s research interests are focused on addressing depression and other mental health disparities among African American women.

Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS
Project Director, TCC for Health Disparities Research
Presenter

Dr. Hopkins is the Project Director for TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. His research interests are focused on physical activity, healthy eating, and obesity prevention strategies.

Divine Offoegbu, DrPH, MPH
Associate Project Director, TCC for Health Disparities Research
Presenter

Dr. Offoegbu is the Associate Project Director for TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Offoegbu’s research interests are focused on cancer prevention and control among African American populations.

Shark Tank

Overview:
The TCC Shark Tank is one of the innovative approaches we employ to identify qualified, highly motivated community based partners, health organizations, and academic researchers for collaborative research opportunities in our TCC Pilot Project Program. The objective of the TCC Pilot Project Program is to sustain current and new TCC partners in the full range of health policy research, implementation and dissemination efforts by providing sub-awards, capacity building, and robust technical assistance opportunities. Dissemination funding up to $7,500.00 will be awarded to Shark Tank winners!

 

Call for Dissemination Concept Papers:
The call for concept papers is closed. 

 

The Competition:
Shark Tank candidates will deliver a 5-minute pitch describing their dissemination strategy to a “Shark Tank” panel and the Summit audience. A 10-minute Q&A session will follow each pitch. Two (2) winners will be selected: 1 “academic” and 1 “community” partner.

Shark Tank Candidates

Shark Tank Judges

Shark Tank Moderators

Logistics

Summit Venue:
TCC Summit 2017 will be held on the campus of Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA.
National Center for Primary Care (NCPC) Building
Ginger Sullivan Auditorium and Atrium
720 Westview Dr. SW
Atlanta, GA 30310

Campus Map

Directions to MSM


Parking @ MSM:
Visitor parking is accessible on the parking deck at the Lee Street campus entrance. Please see directional signage for overflow parking. A limited number of free parking passes will be available on a first come, first served basis. The standard visitor parking fee is $5.00.


Hotel and Lodging:
The host hotel for TCC Summit 2017 is The Ritz-Carlton, Atlanta Downtown, 181 Peachtree Street, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 215-4666 [Website] | Ask For: Morehouse School of Medicine Rate


Shuttle Service:
A shuttle service will be available for travel to/from the host hotel to Morehouse School of Medicine at designated times. Shuttle service schedules will be available at the host hotel and at Event Registration.  
Please e-mail us at tcc@msm.edu or contact 404-752-1933 if you require any special accommodations.

Media

TCC Summit 2017 Press Release
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February 28, 2017 – TCC Investigators were featured as co-authors for a chapter in the recently published book, “Handbook of Community Based Participatory Research. The chapter is entitled “Applying a CBPR Approach to Address Determinants of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus in an Urban Setting. READ MORE

 

Cardiovascular disease costs will exceed $1 trillion by 2035
February 14, 2017 (RTI International) – By 2035, cardiovascular disease, the most costly and prevalent killer, if left unchecked, will place a crushing economic and health burden on the nation’s financial and health care systems, a new study projects. READ MORE

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For more information, questions, or comments please contact:

 

Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS
Project Director, TCC
Morehouse School of Medicine
404-756-8923

Divine Offoegbu, DrPH, MPH
TCC Associate Project Director
Morehouse School of Medicine
404-752-1933

Emails may be directed to tcc@msm.edu


For more information on TCC for Health Disparities Research at Morehouse School of Medicine, please visit the website at http://www.morehousetcc.org