HB News

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

2016 Alumna of the Year

Dr. Mary Nell Spraberry is the UAB School of Public Health 2016 Alumna of the Year.  Dr. Spraberry earned both her MPH and DrPH from the UAB School of Public Health.  She is credited for bringing the first computer to the UAB Hospital. She and her team were also the first to automate processes at the UAB hospital.  Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Dr. Spraberry was Associate Chief Medical Technologist and Director of Health Data Systems at University Hospital.

Office of Public Health Practice Presents Zika Information to Birmingham Community

During August and September 2016, the Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) attended and presented about the Zika Virus at town hall meetings hosted by Birmingham Mayor, William Bell. They also presented information to various community organizations.