MOORE HAVEN, FL. – Pat Dobbins appeared at the Glades County Commission meeting this week and summarized a proposal she prepared for the Glades County Health Department to outsource primary care, pediatric and dental services with doctors, dentists and support staff in-house five days per week to provide for the sick care part of the business” for County residents. What isn’t known is the neural mechanisms underlying the relationship between these compounds and cognition, said Cutter Lindbergh, first author of the study and a doctoral candidate in the psychology department in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences.
Close collaboration among NIAID, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (a component of the Department of Health and Human Services) was key to launching the trials quickly while ensuring high standards.
The panel includes: Dr. Carl Cunningham Jr. of the University of South Alabama; Pebbles King with the Mobile County Health Department (MCHD); Dr. Jackie Gonner of USA; Mechelle Spriggs with Mobile County Public Schools; Dr. Angelia Lewis with MCHD’s Family Health division and a member of the Youth Leadership Team.
Groups like the World Health Organization, United States Agency for International Development, and the Pan American Health Organization are globally responsible for maternal health, but larger communities within the U.S. also have their own programs to meet their maternal health needs.
In LaBelle, where the health department doesn’t provide primary care, the non-profit health provider, Family Health Centers of Southwest Florida gives health services on a sliding scale, and in the dental clinic low income patients without insurance or Medicaid pay fees only slightly less than local dentists are charging for dental work.