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Active Research Projects

Our research projects are listed under descriptive categories.   Some projects may address two or more categories and may therefore be listed under multiple categories.  For more information on any of the projects listed below, click on the link provided.

Cancer

Relations between BMI, Cancer Incidence, and Residence in an Agricultural County in Arkansas

Case-Cohort Study of Cancers in Excess in Poultry Workers (E. Johnson)

Environmental/Occupational Health

ADH- Pine Bluff Chemical Stockpile (Cranmer)

Arkansas People Participating in Lead Education (APPLE)/Data Gathering & Development (Ferguson)

HIPPY for Healthy Homes Program (HHHP) (Ferguson)

Integrated Pest Management and Chemical Use Reduction in Homes: use of Liberating Structures in Science Education (Ferguson)

Minority Health and Health Disparities

Arkansas Prevention Research Center (Raczynski)

Arkansas Center for Health Disparities (Raczynksi)

HIV Prevention Trials Network (HPTN) Scholars: Interventions to Reduce HIV Infection in communities at Disproportionate Risk for HIV Acquisition in the United States (Montgomery)

Weight loss and Maintenance for Rural, African American Communities of Faith (The WORD) (Yeary)

Long Term Care

Private Equity Acquisition of Nursing Homes – Implications for Quality & Financial Performance (Pradhan)

Obesity

Identifying Retail Pricing Options to Encourage Healthy Food Purchases by Black American Caregivers with Low Incomes

Relations between BMI, Cancer Incidence, and Residence in an Agricultural County in Arkansas

Weight loss and Maintenance for Rural, African American Communities of Faith (The WORD) (Yeary)

Other Research Topics

Childhood Obesity

REGARDS (Pulley)