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School of Public Health Faculty, Dr. Kari White, writes for The Washington Post.

Dr. Kari White's article, Defunding Planned Parenthood was a disaster in Texas. Congress shouldn't do it nationally, was published in the Washington Post online on February 7, 2017. She is an investigator with the Texas Policy Evaluation Project. Dr. White co-wrote the article with Joseph E. Potter, who is the principal investigator of the Texas Policy Evaluation Project.

UAB SOPH involved in critical NIH study that identifies genomic features of cervical cancer

A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.

NEJM lauds UAB SOPH study as one of the top neurology stories of 2016

A UAB study confirming the efficacy of surgical removal of the thymus for patients with myasthenia gravis was cited as one of the top neurology stories of the year by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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NEJM lauds UAB SOPH study as one of the top neurology stories of 2016

A UAB study confirming the efficacy of surgical removal of the thymus for patients with myasthenia gravis was cited as one of the top neurology stories of the year by the New England Journal of Medicine.

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.

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EHS 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.

Can students protect Alabama fishers and families from contamination?

Kelcey McAllister (left) and Erika Cooper (right) helped Coosa Riverkeeper clean the waterway and inform the public about contaminants. 

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UAB SOPH involved in critical NIH study that identifies genomic features of cervical cancer

A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.

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.

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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.

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HCOP News

School of Public Health Faculty, Dr. Kari White, writes for The Washington Post.

Dr. Kari White's article, Defunding Planned Parenthood was a disaster in Texas. Congress shouldn't do it nationally, was published in the Washington Post online on February 7, 2017. She is an investigator with the Texas Policy Evaluation Project. Dr. White co-wrote the article with Joseph E. Potter, who is the principal investigator of the Texas Policy Evaluation Project.

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.

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Upcoming Events

CDC Trip
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00am
Epidemiology Journal Club - Difference in Differences, Open Discussion
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:00pm
BST Lecture Series - Penny Jester, RN, MPH, CCRC
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Department of Biostatistics Presents, "Implementing Clinical Trials: Making A Complicated System Simple", Penny Jester, RN, MPH
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
Epidemiology Seminar :Edward Khan, MD, "An Overview of Disease Control Activities at the Jefferson County Department of Health"
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
SOPH Alumni Lecture and Networking Event, Frank Burkybile
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 12:00pm
Practice In Action Seminar: "Pathways: A Woman's Journey Home" Maria Lampley
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 12:15pm
Epidemiology Seminar: April Carson, PhD, "The Burden of Diabetes and its Vascular Complications - Has the Tide Turned?"
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 12:00pm
Sparkman Center for Global Health Presents, "The Global Refugee Crisis: Explanations and Implications", Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Career Services Seminar: "Mastering the Behavioral Based Interview"
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
Spring Break
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 7:15am
Epidemiology Seminar: Steve Ramsey, MPH, "Implementing Large Disaster Epidemiological Studies:The GuLF STUDY Experience"
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 12:00pm
Practice in Action Seminar Series: "Redefining Strength. Embracing Wellness. Building Community." Dr. Nadia M. Richardson
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 12:15pm
Epidemiology Seminar: Wesley T. O'Neal, MD, "Atrial Fibrillation Epidemiology: Lessons from REGARDS"
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
National Public Health Week
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:15am

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If you are considering a public health degree, please attend the UAB School of Public Health Information Session. Take a tour, meet the Deans, explore the different departments and programs, interact with faculty, staff and current students.

You will learn about:

- Student Organizations - Global Health Certificate
- Financial Aid Options - The SOPH Curriculum
- Scholarships - Dual Degree Programs
- Research Opportunities - Internship Opportunities

 

 

 

 

 

Information Session

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