News Releases


December 22, 2015

President Obama to Honor Nation’s Leading Scientists and Innovators, among them Cobb's very own, Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D.

November 20, 2015

Cobb/UCONN CICATS/UCLA AIDS Institute Convene First Consensus Panel on HIV/AIDS on November 30, 2015 at UCLA Geffen School of Medicine.

October 21, 2015

Dr. Beny J. Primm, leader in the fields of substance abuse and HIV, dies at age 87

September 28, 2015

The Society for Biomaterials is proud to announce the creation of the Cato T. Laurencin, M.D., Ph.D. Travel Fellowship


February 5, 2015 

Louis W. Sullivan Autobiography Wins NAACP Image Award Louis W. Sullivan Autobiography Wins NAACP Image Award (86 KB)


January 9, 2015

Jefferson Oncologist Urges Congress to Fund Innovations in Cancer Research Jefferson Oncologist Urges Congress to Fund Innovations in Cancer Research (33 KB)



July 16, 2014

Cobb Senior Fellows Speak Out -Inequality Persists in Health Care 

June 25, 2014

National Medical Association and George Washington University Release Research Findings on Effects National Medical Association and George Washington University Release Research Findings on Effects (166 KB)

June 13, 2014

The National Medical Association creates the NMA Breastfeeding Alliance to educate physicians The National Medical Association creates the NMA Breastfeeding Alliance to educate physicians (264 KB)

May 12, 2014

Joint Minority Physician Organizations Response Joint Minority Physician Organizations Response (428 KB)

April 15, 2014

Organizations Committed To Eliminating Healthcare Disparities To Reconvene At The 2014 Summit Organizations Committed To Eliminating Healthcare Disparities To Reconvene At The 2014 Summit (356 KB)

April 10, 2014

The NMA Opposes Eighth Joint Committee (JNC 8) Target Blood Pressure The NMA Opposes Eighth Joint Committee (JNC 8) Target Blood Pressure (100 KB)

March 10, 2014

National Medical Association Will Partner With African American Churches To Reach Uninsured National Medical Association Will Partner With African American Churches To Reach Uninsured (479 KB)

February 4, 2014

Dr. Albert W. Morris, Jr., Elected Chair, Board of Trustees of theNational Medical Association Dr. Albert W. Morris, Jr., Elected Chair, Board of Trustees of theNational Medical Association (116 KB)



December 1, 2013

National Medical Association Recognizes World Aids Day National Medical Association Recognizes World Aids Day (110 KB)



December 7, 2013

National Medical Association Mourns the Death of Iconic Leader, Nelson Mandela National Medical Association Mourns the Death of Iconic Leader, Nelson Mandela (99 KB)



November 26, 2013

African American Physicians Recognize American Diabetes Month African American Physicians Recognize American Diabetes Month (131 KB)



November 19, 2013

African American Physicians Endorse the FDA’s Proposal to Ban Trans Fats: A Life Saving Measure for African American Physicians Endorse the FDA’s Proposal to Ban Trans Fats: A Life Saving Measure for (100 KB)



November 14, 2013

African American Physicans Cuts in Food Stamps Are Detrimental African American Physicans Cuts in Food Stamps Are Detrimental (126 KB)



November 12, 2013

Leading Orginizations Develop a National Action Plan to Combat Health Disparities Leading Orginizations Develop a National Action Plan to Combat Health Disparities (157 KB)



November 5, 2013

Experts Release Landmark Findings and Recommendations on Hepatitis C in African Americans Experts Release Landmark Findings and Recommendations on Hepatitis C in African Americans (175 KB)



October 1, 2013

End the Shutdown Fund the Federal Government End the Shutdown Fund the Federal Government (188 KB)



October 1, 2013

End the Shutdown Fund the Federal Government End the Shutdown Fund the Federal Government (188 KB)



August 26, 2013

July 23, 2013

Leading Doctors to be Honored by the Nations African American Physicians Group Leading Doctors to be Honored by the Nations African American Physicians Group (134 KB)



July 5, 2013

Experts Release Landmark Findings and Recommendations on Hepatitis C in African Americans Experts Release Landmark Findings and Recommendations on Hepatitis C in African Americans (175 KB)



June 25, 2013

June 24, 2013

National Medical Association Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act National Medical Association Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Voting Rights Act (185 KB)



May 10, 2013

National Medical Association, Inc. and Mylan Specialty Form Research Partnership National Medical Association, Inc. and Mylan Specialty Form Research Partnership (83 KB)



April 30, 2013

National Medical Association Applauds the Obama Administration On The New Streamlined Health Insuran National Medical Association Applauds the Obama Administration On The New Streamlined Health Insuran (117 KB)



March 4, 2013

National Medical Association Congratulates Cobb Institute On The Appointment of Senior Fellows National Medical Association Congratulates Cobb Institute On The Appointment of Senior Fellows (105 KB)



July 17, 2012

Cobb Institute Distinguished Fellows--Nominees Cobb Institute Distinguished Fellows--Nominees (86 KB)