Dr. Connie Baird-Thomas will conduct the second year evaluation of the Affordable Care Act Implementation Project (ACAIP). The ACAIP, sponsored by the Mississippi Health Advocacy Program, seeks to address issues related to the role of Mississippi residents in… Read the rest
Beginning as a Communication Assistant in the Media Collaboration Lab (MCL) in 2012, Sydney Hall never anticipated her time at the SSRC would last this long. However, after nearly two years with the Center, Hall continues to expand her skills… Read the rest
Mr. J.J. Keith is currently collaborating with Dr. Angela Robertson on a study of contextual factors associated with safe sex practices among Mississippi Drug Court participants. This study builds on previous work by Dr. Robertson and
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Desta Reff has lived in Minnesota, New York, California, Florida, Boston and Zimbabwe. So, what brings her to Starkville? Reff is the new Mississippi Delta Fellow—a position created by a partnership between Harvard Law School and the Social… Read the rest
Dr. Ron Cossman and Mr. J.J. Keith, a Graduate Research Assistant, recently completed an exploratory study on wait time disparities among patients with various types of health care. As part of a larger study into access to health… Read the rest
You may not see student worker Alex Free at his desk if passing by his office; you might find him being a jack-of-all-trades around the SSRC. Free accomplishes many tasks at the Center, which he hopes will provide him with… Read the rest
Dr. David McMillen, Dr. Ty Abernathy, Ms. Nell Valentine and Ms. Alyson Karges met with the Vice President for Student Affairs, Mr. Marc Burnett, and Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success, Dr. Robert Hodum, from Tennessee… Read the rest
Bill Henderson, the Operations Coordinator for MASEP, looks for an opportunity to help someone in every interaction. Working for the public his entire career, Henderson has always been in a position to influence and guide others.
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Ms. Nell Valentine, Ms. Emily McClelland and Ms. Hannah Rachel Smith conducted a focus group entitled “Smoking and Multi-Unit Housing” this month in Starkville, Miss.
During June, Dr. Angela Robertson and Ms. Sheena Gardner conducted interviews… Read the rest
Emily McClelland, the lead data analyst for Mississippi Tobacco Data, quickly reconsidered her original career goals after the SSRC showed her the flexibility and enjoyment that can be found in research.
McClelland, a native of Madison, Miss., graduated from Madison… Read the rest