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Publication: Co-occurring Depression & Obesity among Community-dwelling Older Adult Alabamians

Dr. Pamela Melton, LICSW-PIP, who is a TSSW Professor of Practice & Advanced Practice Project Coordinator for our Doctorate of Social Work program, recently published in the Social Work in Public Health journal. The article entitled "African American Ethnicity, Hypertension, Diabetes, and Arthritis Independently Predict Co-occurring Depression and Obesity among Community-dwelling Older Adult Alabamians" helps to fill a knowledge gap for public health practioners, social workers, and other health professionals who provide services to older adults.

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