MHS Professor Derek Griffith, PhD, is  awarded the RWJF Center for Health Policy at
Meharry Medical College Pilot Project Mini-Grant to conduct a series of focus groups in two Southeastern cities – Nashville, Tennessee and Jackson, Mississippi. He will examine the social, cultural, and environmental factors that influence obesogenic behaviors (i.e.,
unhealthy eating and physical inactivity) among African American men. This project is a partnership between the MHS Institute for Research on Men’s Health (IRMH)  and Center for Health of Minority Men (a partnership between Jackson State University and University of Mississippi Medical Center).  Read more.