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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.

Four UAB students take summer studies abroad through Gilman Scholarship

Four University of Alabama at Birmingham students are among 1,200 undergraduate students from 354 colleges and universities across the United States selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship.

Students presenting at the American Public Health Association (APHA)

Students were selected as one of the 2017 Delta Omega student presenters at the American Public Health Association  (APHA).

SOPH Researcher Part of Team to Develop a Strategic Approach to Assess Training Needs Across a Diverse Region

Dr. Lisa McCormick, DrPH, MPH, Associate Professor and Director of the UAB School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice (with a joint appointment at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University) worked with a team from the Region IV Public Health Training Center to develop an approach to assess the training needs of the public health workforce.

SOPH Researchers Provide a Focused Strategic Thinking Approach to State Health Department Accreditation

Dr. Peter Ginter, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean, Ms. Lauren Wallace, MPH, MPA, and Dr. Andrew Rucks, PhD, Professor and Director of Administration and Fiscal Affairs (all from the Department of  Health Care Organization and Policy) at the UAB School of Public Health recently published their approach to developing useful and successful plans for public health departments to pursue accreditation in the latest edition of Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

Muslim women’s experiences with stigma, discrimination and abuse are associated with depression in America

A sample of Muslim women living in the United States reported high levels of psychosocial vigilance.

Study shows navigation program improves longevity of care for youth with HIV in America

Enrolling adolescents and young adults living with HIV in a program to help navigate care significantly increases the number of youths who remained in care compared with national estimates, according to study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics.

Using Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Conjunction With Blood Pressure to Guide Antihypertensive Medication Treatment

Dr. Paul Muntner, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology at the UAB School of Public Health and Director of the UAB Hypertension Center coauthored a state-of-the-art review in the latest Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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