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Researchers Studying New Care Models for Promoting Equity

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Shelley White-Means, Ph.D., a professor of health economics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the principal investigator of a $298,368 grant to examine whether health outcomes for low-income individuals will improve if primary care delivery focuses not only on physical and mental health, but also on the effects of poverty.


Poverty-health connection the focus of UTHSC nationally funded research

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A local health economist, with decades of experience examining health disparities, has received national funding to explore the effects of poverty on physical and mental well-being. Shelley White-Means, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), will lead an 18-month, approximately $300,000 project at Cherokee Health Systems to test if the… Read More


Community support groups vital to African American women with breast cancer

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Shelley White-Means, Ph.D., a professor of health economics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, is the principal investigator of a paper published this month in the¬†International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health¬†that found breast cancer support groups play a major role in helping underserved African-American women at risk for or diagnosed with… Read More