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Brown Speights and co-authors published in Journal of Family Practice

Joedrecka Brown Speights, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health, is the lead author of an article published in the Journal of Family Practice. Its title is "Engaging African-American Women in Research: An Approach to Eliminate Health Disparities in the African-American Community." Her co-authors were Alexandra C.H. Nowakowski, Jessica DeLeon, M. Miaisha Mitchell and Ivana Simpson. 

The June 2017 special issue of the journal focuses on patient- and community-engaged research. "The entire special issue is very relevant to the FSU College of Medicine and our development of a mission-centric research portfolio," said Professor George Rust, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine.