Center for Research on Men’s Health
Mar. 8, 2021—Men’s health across Tennessee is trending toward improvement, according to the 2020 Tennessee Men’s Health Report Card, but racial and geographic disparities persist. The report card is compiled by Vanderbilt’s Center for Research on Men’s Health in cooperation with Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Tennessee Department of Health, Meharry Medical College and the Tennessee Men’s Health Network.
Sep. 11, 2020—Derek Griffith, professor of medicine, health and society and founding director of the Center for Research on Men’s Health, takes an intersectional approach to researching the impacts of COVID-19, advocating for a more nuanced understanding of identity’s role in determining risk to enhance policy reforms toward greater health equity.
Aug. 16, 2019—The Center for Research on Men's Health at Vanderbilt University is conducting a weight-loss program in the Nashville area called Tailor Made: Solutions for Your Health. Tailor Made is specifically tailored to overweight and obese African American Men ages 35-64.
May. 1, 2019—Experts from Vanderbilt's Center for Research on Men's Health have authored two reference texts highlighting the unique health equity concerns among male populations, as well as the impact of racism in health care settings.
Apr. 26, 2019—The Center for Research on Men’s Health at Vanderbilt University is conducting a weight-loss program in the Nashville area. TailorMade: Solutions for Your Health is specifically tailored to overweight and obese African American men ages 35-64.
Jul. 20, 2018—Vanderbilt researchers have received a two-year, $250,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to develop a new way to measure trust in African American men as it relates to health care.
Jun. 18, 2018—Boys and men of color or who identify as LGBTQI experience higher rates of trauma, substance use, depression and violence, and that worsens their overall health, according to a new report coauthored by Derek Griffith, who is part of the American Psychological Association’s Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys and Men.
Jan. 23, 2018—Derek M. Griffith, director of the Center for Research on Men's Health, has been selected for the newest fellows class of the American Association of Health Behavior.
Jun. 14, 2017—There's good and bad news in the new Tennessee Men's Health Report Card.
May. 31, 2017—Religious worship can be good for the body as well as the soul, according to a new Vanderbilt University study.
Sep. 27, 2016—Work has begun at a new universitywide research center with a two-pronged mission to promote men's health and reduce health disparities.
Sep. 23, 2016—A trauma surgeon who led the team caring for victims of the July 7 shooting in Dallas that killed five police officers and injured nine others will speak at Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Sept. 28.