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Alumna paves the way for minority researchers and lifesaving care

In the South, the fight against cancer is a fight against health disparities. African-Americans face higher cancer rates than Caucasians, and they’re more likely to die from the disease. A host of factors contribute to the stark divide—culture, environment, access to health care resources, socioeconomics, and genetic differences among them.

UAB Assistant Professor Dr. Bertha Hidalgo recently completed the UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) Program

SOPH Assistant Professor Dr. Bertha Hidalgo recently completed the PRIDE RISE Implementation Science Fellowship at UCSF.

Stroke belt: Less than half of stroke patients prescribed recommended medication

Study lead author Karen Albright, Ph.D., D.O., a recent doctoral graduate of the Department of Epidemiology and Justin Blackburn, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy published the study in the Journal of the American Heart Association. 

Sally C. Morton receives Janet L. Norwood Award for outstanding achievement by a woman in statistical sciences

Sally C. Morton, dean of the Virginia Tech College of Science Dean and a professor of statistics, is being honored by the University of Alabama at Birmingham with its 16th Annual Janet L. Norwood Award.

Dr. Lloyd J. Edwards Named New Chair of the Department of Biostatistics

Dr. Edwards comes to us from the University of North Carolina’s Gillings School of Global Public Health where he recieved his Ph.D. and served as an Associate Professor in their Department of Biostatistics. 

Biking to fight child trafficking

SOPH Alumni Advisory Board member and past Alumna of the Year, Jan Bell, is biking through Canada to raise funds to fight child trafficking.

Shared Decision-Making and Autonomy among U.S. Participants with Multiple Sclerosis in the NARCOMS Registry

The lead author is Dr. Stacey Cofield, associate professor of biostatistics at the UAB School of Public Health and the Deputy Director of the NARCOMS Coordinating Center.

Alumni and faculty add zest to Birmingham's rising food scene

The South has historically been associated with good eating. But right now, Birmingham is experiencing a special moment in America’s culinary spotlight.

Voted as the # 3 Best Online MPH Degree by The Bestschools!

We were selected as # 3 based on the quality of the program, the types of courses offered, the faculty, awards, rankings, and reputation, including the school’s reputation for effectively providing online degree programs.

Public Health Undergraduate Student Wins UAB Say It in 6

This year’s first-place winner — Nada Al-Assi, a sophomore in Public Health — almost didn’t participate because she thought it would be impossible for her to tell a meaningful story using six words and an image.

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