Featured Research and Scholarship
Through the Institute for Rural Health Research, CCHS faculty members apply for and receive federal, state and private grants and contracts to research a variety of health issues. Faculty also provide presentations at state, regional and national conferences, and their research findings are published in top-tier, peer-reviewed journals.
- All of Us Research Project
- ACTION (Appropriate Care and Treatment in Our Neighborhoods)
- Assessing Palliative Care Needs and Reducing Disparities in the Deep South
- Regionalized Perinatal Care to Reduce Infant Mortality in Rural Alabama
- Promoting Healthy Lifestyles among Latino Immigrant Families: It Takes a Village
Health Care Equity:
- Deep South Resource Center for Minority Aging
- Alabama Community Care: Providing Behavioral Health Services to Medicaid patients
- Examining Caregivers’ Knowledge of Autism and Child Development across Rural and Urban Settings: Does a Disparity Exist?
Community Engaged Research:
- West Alabama Rural AIDS Telemedicine and Counseling Project
- Faith-based Anti-Stigma Intervention Toward Healing HIV/AIDS
- Evaluation of Family Medicine Resident Survey on Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs on Cultural Competency
Interprofessional Collaborative Research:
- Hiding in Plain Sight: An Innovative Hypertension Identification and Treatment Project
- Community-building Funding and Sustainability Program: Filling the Gap: An Innovative Emergency Medical Service Heart Failure Promotion Program
- Correlates of Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition in School-Based Health Centers. Journal of School Health. CCHS author: Dr. Abbey Gregg.
- Videoconferencing Psychological Therapy and Anxiety: A Systematic Review. CCHS authors: Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney, Nelle Williams, Dr. Nathan Culmer.
- Videoconferencing Psychotherapy and Depression: A Systematic Review. CCHS authors: Dr. Anne Hallie-Tierney, Nelle Williams, Dr. Nathan Culmer.
- Ethical Issues in Palliative and Endo-of-Life Care. Palliative and End of Life Care: Disease, Social and Cultural Context. CCHS author: Dr. Anne Halli-Tierney.
- Hiding in Plain Sight (HIPS): An Innovative Hypertension Identification and Treatment Program. The 10th Annual Ochsner Evidence Based Nursing Conference, New Orleans. CCHS presenters: Dr. Louanne Friend, Suzanne Henson, Amy Sherwood.