NRMN SETH Research Opportunity Applications Due 10/29/2021


(1) Click here to apply as a study participant

(2) Click here to apply as a Coach (Senior Faculty)

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Race & Medicine Symposium and Louis Sullivan, MD Professorship Installation

September 29th, 2021 - Link to Program Recording to Follow soon

Please join the Cobb Institute and the "Capital Area Agency on the Aging" for a stimulating and informative webinar:

"My Genes, Your Genes Are They Important"

A Collaborative Program presented by The Cobb Institute and The Louisiana Community Council

A discussion on the topics of Ancestry, Genetic health and the connection to research and the role of "All of Us".

 LA Council and Cobb Wbinar

The COVID Conversation Clinic- April 13, 2021 

The COVID Conversation Clinic is a community forum created

to deliver factual, up-to-update information to Black communities

about COVID-19 vaccines from trusted sources. Our panel of COVID-19

vaccine experts will discuss important topics concerning vaccine distribution,

differences between the approved vaccines, and new developments on the horizon.

Come with all your vaccine questions and get answers from people who have first-hand

knowledge in the creation and development of COVID-19 vaccines.

View On-Demand at the following link: Disparities in Breast Cancer



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What Every Clinician Should Know about COVID-19 Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness and

How to Address Patient Questions and Concerns

Webinar Link:

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2021 Climate, Health & Equity Virtual Symposium                                                                                                                                                                                           

This webinar will equip you with solutions toward protecting your communities and patients.                                                                                                                                                         

1-Program Agenda and Schedule. 

2-Official Symposium Brochure   

3-Get Your Climate Action Guide

4-View On-Demand Symposium

FCCA Long Panel


What is the W. Montague Cobb/NMA Health Institute?

A health disparities think tank focusing on Research, Mentorship, "All of Us" Research Program"-Precision Medicine and the signature Cobb Scholars Program.

The Cobb Institute’s primary objective is to conduct research on issues that impact African Americans and other medically underserved populations; to identify and review effective applications of interventions in a variety of settings, and examine and recommend the implementation of evidence-based interventions. As a data-driven organization, The Cobb Institute conducts research and performs analyses of data to examine the interrelationships among risk factors and diseases; to update scientific findings about the links between behavior factors, social determinants, and health; and to identify factors involved in health and disease for which research is not complete.

Membership Form 

The Benefits of Membership:

  • Online subscription to the Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, which serves as the forum for the membership.

  • Invitation to the Annual W. Montague Cobb Scientific Symposium and Lectureship at the National Medical Association (NMA) Convention and Scientific Assembly with reduced registration fee. Participate as Honored Guests at our Annual Awards and Honoree Reception.

  • Full access to all website content of The Cobb Institute and our continuing medical education (CME) library. The on-demand content is available on the website via the Cobb Scholars tab or via our BlueSky LMS Learning Platform tab. 

  • Opportunity to access and network with national research scholars and leaders.The benefits of the NMA Convention attendance include collaboration with the NIH/NMA Traveling Fellows, The Post-Graduate Physician Section of the NMA, SNMA, AAMC and other organizations focused on mentoring young professionals in medicine and health careers and assist with their development.

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What is Precision Medicine?

According to the Precision Medicine Initiative, precision medicine is "an emerging approach for disease treatment and prevention that takes into account individual variability in genes, environment, and lifestyle for each person." This approach will allow doctors and researchers to predict more accurately which treatment and prevention strategies for a particular disease will work in which groups of people. It is in contrast to a one-size-fits-all approach, in which disease treatment and prevention strategies are developed for the average person, with less consideration for the differences between individuals.

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