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Andrabi, M. was selected as the Health Disparities and Research Education Program Scholar


Gipson-Jones, T. L., Pierre, N., Reifenstein, K.,  Campbell-Law, L., Ramdin, V. A., Richards, E., Johnson, V., Pritchard, K., Oliver, J. S. McNeal, G. J., (2020) ABNF Statement on COVID -19 Disparate Impact on African Americans. Association of Black Nursing Faculty Journal. 31(2).

Mancus, G., Cimino, A., Hasan, M. Z., Campbell, J. C., Winch, P. J., Sharps, P., Tsuyuki, K., Granger, D. A. & Stockman, J. K., (2020) Residential greenness positively associated with the cortisol to DHEA ratio among urban-dwelling African American women at risk for HIV. Journal of Urban Health,

Mumba, M. N., Key, B., Nancarrow, A., & Campbell, M. (2020). (In Press). Engaging African Americans in research in the era of precision medicine: An All of Us Research Program Initiative. Journal of the National Black Nurses Association.


Crawford, C., Denham, A., Cody, S. (Funded 2/2021) Engaging Rural Students with Next Generation Physiological Interfaces. National Science Foundation (Extramural, 5/1/2021 – 4/30/2026).

Cuellar, N. (PI).  “BAMA-L Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant”. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), D19HP30858-01-00 for Nursing Workforce Diversity, $1,764,575. Funding date: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2021. $ 798,050

Cody, S. (PI), Newman, S.  (Co-I), London, R. (Co-I), Moore, P. (Co-I), Jones, K. (Co-I), George, S. (Consultant). Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery Strategies for Individuals with Opioid and Methamphetamine Use Disorder in Rural Alabama. Health Resources & Services Administration. Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Planning. $200,000.


DeWitty, V. (moderator), Breckinridge, D., Cuellar, N., & Rogers, N. (February 11, 2021). Exemplars of Mentoring Programs: Diversifying the Nursing Workforce. Mentoring for Student Retention and NCLEX Success at Hispanic Serving Institution. NAHN, AARP, and HSI Conference.

Oliver, J. S.  (December 9, 2020) Prostate Cancer Screening Disparities and the Virtual Human. At 6th Annual Biennial Science of Global Prostate Cancer Disparities in Black Men Virtual Conference.