Luz A Padilla, MD, MSPH

Assistant Professor
Ryals 230M

Dr. Luz A Padilla is a physician from Mexico, she received her MD from the Universidad de Guadalajara. She obtained a MSPH in Applied Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham her thesis was titled “Association of FGF23 in patients with early stage kidney disease among diabetic and non-diabetic populations”, she was awarded Outstanding Master student of the year from the SOPH. As faculty for the Department of Epidemiology she is the course master for both undergraduate and graduate level courses and serves as a medical and data analyst consultant for the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. She is part of UAB's Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) committees. With MHIRT she helped train students in research and conducting infectious and chronic diseases (Cancer, HIV, HPV, TB, HTLV-1, etc), nutritional and maternal and child health studies internationally in countries such as Swaziland, Zambia, Ghana, Jamaica, Guatemala, Peru and Mexico.

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