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SOPH Fast Track Senior to Study Abroad in France After Landing Competitive Scholarship

Jane Murphy has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad. Murphy is one of 800 American undergraduates from 355 colleges and universities across the United States selected for the scholarship.

Research explores lasting effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled children

Research out of the University of Alabama School of Public Health suggests preventive dental care provided by a dentist for children before the age of 2 enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama may lead to more care long-term.

SOPH Biostatistics Alumnus Named Pharmacy Administration Chair

Dr. John Bentley was named the chair of the Department of Pharmacy Administration in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. Dr. Bentley recieved his MS and PhD from the UAB School of Public Health's Department of Biostatistics.

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SOPH Biostatistics Alumnus Named Pharmacy Administration Chair

Dr. John Bentley was named the chair of the Department of Pharmacy Administration in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. Dr. Bentley recieved his MS and PhD from the UAB School of Public Health's Department of Biostatistics.

NEJM lauds UAB SOPH study as one of the top neurology stories of 2016

A UAB study confirming the efficacy of surgical removal of the thymus for patients with myasthenia gravis was cited as one of the top neurology stories of the year by the New England Journal of Medicine.

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

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EHS News

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

2016 Alumna of the Year

Dr. Mary Nell Spraberry is the UAB School of Public Health 2016 Alumna of the Year.  Dr. Spraberry earned both her MPH and DrPH from the UAB School of Public Health.  She is credited for bringing the first computer to the UAB Hospital. She and her team were also the first to automate processes at the UAB hospital.  Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Dr. Spraberry was Associate Chief Medical Technologist and Director of Health Data Systems at University Hospital.

Can students protect Alabama fishers and families from contamination?

Kelcey McAllister (left) and Erika Cooper (right) helped Coosa Riverkeeper clean the waterway and inform the public about contaminants. 

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EPI News

SOPH Fast Track Senior to Study Abroad in France After Landing Competitive Scholarship

Jane Murphy has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad. Murphy is one of 800 American undergraduates from 355 colleges and universities across the United States selected for the scholarship.

UAB SOPH involved in critical NIH study that identifies genomic features of cervical cancer

A significant new study by The Cancer Genome Atlas Research Network, including a UAB physician-scientist, uncovers genetic mutations of cervical cancer that hold a key to targeting and treating the disease.

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

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HB News

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

2016 Alumna of the Year

Dr. Mary Nell Spraberry is the UAB School of Public Health 2016 Alumna of the Year.  Dr. Spraberry earned both her MPH and DrPH from the UAB School of Public Health.  She is credited for bringing the first computer to the UAB Hospital. She and her team were also the first to automate processes at the UAB hospital.  Throughout the 1960s and 70s, Dr. Spraberry was Associate Chief Medical Technologist and Director of Health Data Systems at University Hospital.

Office of Public Health Practice Presents Zika Information to Birmingham Community

During August and September 2016, the Office of Public Health Practice (OPHP) attended and presented about the Zika Virus at town hall meetings hosted by Birmingham Mayor, William Bell. They also presented information to various community organizations.

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HCOP News

Research explores lasting effects of early preventive dental care in Medicaid-enrolled children

Research out of the University of Alabama School of Public Health suggests preventive dental care provided by a dentist for children before the age of 2 enrolled in Medicaid in Alabama may lead to more care long-term.

School of Public Health Faculty, Dr. Kari White, writes for The Washington Post.

Dr. Kari White's article, Defunding Planned Parenthood was a disaster in Texas. Congress shouldn't do it nationally, was published in the Washington Post online on February 7, 2017. She is an investigator with the Texas Policy Evaluation Project. Dr. White co-wrote the article with Joseph E. Potter, who is the principal investigator of the Texas Policy Evaluation Project.

Fall Convocation 2016

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Public Health would like to thank the graduates that participated in the Fall Convocation on Friday, December 16, 2016 at the University Hill Student Center.  We are extremely proud of you and your accomplishments.

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Upcoming Events

National Public Health Week
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 7:15am
Epidemiology Seminar
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
Public Health Research and Practice Day
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am
Pop Up Presentation and Alumni Mixer
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 5:30pm
Lou Wooster Public Health Hero Breakfast
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 8:00am
AlPHA SOPH Reception
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 5:00pm
Epidemiology Seminar: Mirjam Colette-Kempf, PhD, MPH, "Psycho-social and Structural Barriers to Care Among Women Living with HIV in the Southeastern US"
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 12:00pm
Clone of BST Lecture Series - Dr. Robin Levin
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 2:00pm
Epidemiology Seminar: Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH, "The Science of Surviving Cancer"
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:00pm
Last Day of Class
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 7:15am
Final Examinations
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:30am
Final Examinations
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:30am
Spring Honors Convocation
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 3:00pm
University Commencement Ceremony
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 2:00pm
NIH- Funded Short Course, “The Mathematical Sciences in Obesity”
Monday, June 26, 2017 - 8:00am

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If you are considering a public health degree, please attend the UAB School of Public Health Information Session. Take a tour, meet the Deans, explore the different departments and programs, interact with faculty, staff and current students.

You will learn about:

- Student Organizations - Global Health Certificate
- Financial Aid Options - The SOPH Curriculum
- Scholarships - Dual Degree Programs
- Research Opportunities - Internship Opportunities

 

 

 

 

 

Information Session

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