Welcome from the Director

Max Michael, MD

Max Michael, M.D., Dir
Dean - UAB School of Public Health
(205) 975-7742


As a UAB University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Center, the Center for the Study of Community Health offers a unique prevention research environment that includes clinicians, researchers, health-related professionals, social and behavioral scientists, and community leaders who are setting new standards in the state of Alabama and around the world.

I invite you to review this website to see our programs, to communicate with our faculty and staff, and to read more about our commitment improving the health and lives of Alabama’s underserved citizens.

The UAB Center for the Study of Community Health is a member of the Prevention Research Centers Program, supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention cooperative agreement number U48DP005037.


Center for the Study of Community Health

The second annual Community Engagement Institute will take place Friday, October 2, 7:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Birmingham-Jefferson Civic Center (BJCC) in the East Meeting room. This annual FREE event is now open for online registration.  Please register early to ensure your seat.