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The overall objective of the Southern Center for Communication, Health, and Poverty (SCCHP) is to reduce health disparities by investigating how the poor and near poor living in the South respond to health risks and by developing and testing interventions to enhance their health protection behaviors. Specifically, SCCHP studies the way that lower-income persons in the South, who are disproportionately African American, attend to health risks, process messages about risks, and decide whether to engage in behaviors that will help protect them from these risks. Read More

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The Southern Center for Communication, Health and Poverty develops, fosters, and translates health communication research to enhance the health and well-being of economically disadvantaged people of the South. 

Statement of Values
We affirm the centrality of communication to health protection and health care. We avow that eliminating health disparities is a fundamental goal of health communication. 
We will pursue the highest quality community-focused prevention and communication research. We will translate research findings into practical interventions to improve the health of economically disadvantaged people of the South.
We will promote the professional development of stakeholders in health communication. We will collaborate with community partners to assure research practices that reflect their health concerns.

 

Podcasts and Webcasts
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- Building Latino Cultural Competency

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12.14.06 - Vicki Freimuth



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- Dean Krugman

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