Category Archives: Institute for Community-Based Research

Posts related to community-based research.

UM2 2016 Kicks Off

The University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies and University of Michigan School of Public Health, Office of Public Health Practice kicked off its 2016 project today, May 16, 2016, in Clarksdale, Mississippi. The project this year focuses on connecting … Continue reading

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Community Development (Journal of the CDS)

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University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies Partners with Interdisciplinary Team to Plan a Breastfeeding Program to Help Low Birth Weight Babies from the Mississippi Delta

The University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies has been invited to partner with a diverse group of organizations to plan, implement, and evaluate a program to use breastfeeding to improve the health outcomes for low birth weight babies from … Continue reading

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Center for Population Studies Hiring a New Research Associate

The University of Mississippi Center for Population Studies is seeking to hire a Research Associate to begin work September 2014. In this full-time staff position, the Research Associate will: assist with coordination, communication, and assessment of Center projects; help with … Continue reading

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Recent special issue of Community Development features articles on increasing opportunities for healthy communities

If you are interested in the intersections between local food systems, physical activity, and healthy communities, then you should read the collection of articles in volume 45, issue 3 of Community Development (July 2014). This special issue was guest edited … Continue reading

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University of Mississippi Students, Staff, and Faculty Hold Research Workshop with Delta Region High School Students

As part of the New Pathways to Health Initiative, ten students, staff, and faculty members from the University of Mississippi facilitated a workshop for high school students in the Mississippi Delta. Drawing primarily from J.W. Stampley Ninth Grade Academy – … Continue reading

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John Green speaks on panel as part of the U.S. Department of Education’s regional engagement session

(Pictured: Steven Jossell, Cheryl Keenan, Beverly Moon, Myrtis Tabb, Brenda Dann-Messier, John Green, and Doug Friedlander) Delta State University, located in Cleveland, Mississippi, partnered with the U.S. Department of Education to host a regional engagement session to discuss data from … Continue reading

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