Frank A. Franklin, MD, PhD, MPH

Emeritus Professor
frankln@uab.edu
Biography: 

FRANK A. FRANKLIN, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.


EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
 

  • Ph.D., 1978, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism
  • M.P.H., 1971, Harvard University
  • M.D., 1968, University of Maryland
  • B.A., 1964, Yale University, Psychology


CURRENT POSITIONS AT UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
 

  • Professor Emeritus of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior in School of Public Health
  • Secondary Appointment, Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Nutrition Science


RESEARCH INTEREST AREAS
 

  • Nutrition Problems and Policies
  • Pediatrics
  • School Nutrition Promotion Programs
  • Head Start Nutrition


TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND CONTINUING EDUCATION AREAS
 

  • Maternal & Child Health Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Prevention of Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Starting in Childhood
  • Adolescent "At Risk" Behaviors