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Students presenting at the American Public Health Association (APHA)

Students were selected as one of the 2017 Delta Omega student presenters at the American Public Health Association  (APHA).

SOPH Researcher Part of Team to Develop a Strategic Approach to Assess Training Needs Across a Diverse Region

Dr. Lisa McCormick, DrPH, MPH, Associate Professor and Director of the UAB School of Public Health Office of Public Health Practice (with a joint appointment at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University) worked with a team from the Region IV Public Health Training Center to develop an approach to assess the training needs of the public health workforce.

SOPH Researchers Provide a Focused Strategic Thinking Approach to State Health Department Accreditation

Dr. Peter Ginter, PhD, Professor and Associate Dean, Ms. Lauren Wallace, MPH, MPA, and Dr. Andrew Rucks, PhD, Professor and Director of Administration and Fiscal Affairs (all from the Department of  Health Care Organization and Policy) at the UAB School of Public Health recently published their approach to developing useful and successful plans for public health departments to pursue accreditation in the latest edition of Pedagogy in Health Promotion.

Muslim women’s experiences with stigma, discrimination and abuse are associated with depression in America

A sample of Muslim women living in the United States reported high levels of psychosocial vigilance.

Study shows navigation program improves longevity of care for youth with HIV in America

Enrolling adolescents and young adults living with HIV in a program to help navigate care significantly increases the number of youths who remained in care compared with national estimates, according to study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics.

Using Predicted Cardiovascular Disease Risk in Conjunction With Blood Pressure to Guide Antihypertensive Medication Treatment

Dr. Paul Muntner, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology at the UAB School of Public Health and Director of the UAB Hypertension Center coauthored a state-of-the-art review in the latest Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Gender Differences in Factors Associated with Unsheltered Status and Increased Risk of Premature Mortality Among Individuals Experiencing Homelessness

Study author Ann Elizabeth Montgomery, PhD, Assistant Professor in the department of Health Behavior in the UAB School of Public Health and the National Center on Homelessness Among Veterans, and her colleagues used 2008-2014 data from the 100,000 Homes Campaign, whose volunteers surveyed people living on the streets and in shelters in 96 communities.

Student and Alumna Receive Grant Award

Current Health Behavior doctoral student, Amy Badham and UAB Public Health Alumna Molly Richardson received the UAB Community Health Scholars Pilot Grant.

Doctoral Student's Sepsis Study Featured on ABC News

Septis study done by John Donnelly, a doctoral student in epidemiology was featured on ABC news.

Health Education & Promotion PhD named in the top 15

Ranking the 15 Best Health Promotion PhD Programs

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