Dr. Henna Budhwani is an Assistant Professor in the UAB School of Public Health’s Department of Health Care Organization and Policy and is the Deputy Director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health. As the Deputy Director, she oversees the Global Health Studies graduate certificate, professional certificate, undergraduate track, and field experiences. Dr. Budhwani works closely with partners in the United States and abroad who are interested in improving health outcomes through public health practice. Dr. Budhwani’s research interests focus on health disparities and health care utilization.
Prior to joining the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. Budhwani worked in East Africa with a local hospital system to identify growth opportunities, consulted in the Middle East through the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance in monitoring and evaluation, and collaborated with international partners in South Asia in program design, development and implementation specifically targeting vulnerable populations.