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Seca Corporation Donates 15 Medical Scales for the AME Health-Smart Model Program

Seca Corporation, a world leader in medical scales, donated fifteen Seca 703 medical scales in support of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Health-Smart Church Model Program. Seca has been dedicated to providing […]

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First Edition of the University of Florida Directory of Health Disparities Researchers

The National Institutes of Health and other grant funding institutes and foundations are increasingly providing funds for interdisciplinary research to address health disparities. In an effort to facilitate the development […]

Florida CHW Coalition
Dr. Carolyn M. Tucker
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Our Mission

To eliminate health disparities by fostering partnerships among patients, providers, community members, educators, administrators, and researchers to achieve the following broad goals:

• Promote health and well-being among racial/ethnic minorities, the poor, and the underserved;

• Assure the delivery of patient-centered culturally sensitive health care to all patients;

• Recruit and retain racially/ethnically diverse faculty and students who are interested in medicine or other health professions;

• Increase community-based participatory health research in racial/ethnic minority communities;

• Develop, test, and institutionalize evidence-based interventions targeting obesity and other health problems that have a disproportionately negative impact on racial/ethnic minorities, the poor, and the underserved.