The Prison's Professors

Connie Kohler, professor emerita of the UAB School of Public Health will sit on panel discussion about education in Alabama's prison system.

UAB Outstanding Women

Congratulations to Dr.Julie Locher and Ms. Melodi Stone on being honored as UAB Outstanding Women!

Inaugural Class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows Named

UAB School of Public Health graduate students Shima Dowla (Health Behavior) Ashley (A.T.) Helix (Health Behavior) and Rachel Stokes (Environmental Health Sciences) were selected as fellows of the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF).

 

Spring Break Water Safety for Children

Families seem to be spending time around water this time of year, so it is important to remind ourselves of the basics of water safety,” said Michelle Fanucchi, Ph.D., chair of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences.

UAB Toxicologist Dr. Michelle Fanucchi on Health Risks of Breathing in Toxic Fumes

A fire at Reliable Formed Plastics on Second Avenue North started by accident on Wednesday around 3pm.

UAB toxicologist Dr. Michelle Fanucchi said that the health risks of breathing in the fumes from the fire could include eye irritation, respiratory irritation and maybe some gastrointestinal problems.

 

Alumni in the News: Dr. Wanda Walton Receives NAR Lifetime Achievement Award

This past weekend the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, North American Region held its conference in Colorado.
Dr. Wanda Walton (PhD. Health Behavior, 2003) received the Lifetime Achievement Award. Photo: Dr. Wanda Walton (left) and Dr. Sundari Mase (right) CDC – who introduced Dr. Walton during the ceremony.

President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dale Dickinson, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences was awarded the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching for the School of Public Health AND the Honors College! Congratulations! It is absolutely unprecedented for a faculty member to be selected for the President’s Award from two independent units on campus!

Survey Consent Letter

 Applied Introductory Biostatistics Courses at UAB

The Department of Biostatistics is asking you to participate in a survey regarding the introductory applied courses offered each year.  You are being asked to participate in this survey because you are either:

Post-Test Evaluation - "Sickle Cell Disease" (#137102)

After reviewing the PowerPoint presentation "Sickle Cell Disease" (#137102), please complete the following post-test evaluation. An asterisk indicates a required response. A certificate of completion will be emailed within 2 weeks of submission. Direct questions to Julie McDougal, Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science & Practice, UAB School of Public Health. 

Objective 1: Describe the characteristics, types & prevalence of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
Objective 2: Explain the complications & treatment of SCD
Objective 3: Discuss the nutritional implications of SCD including micro- & macro-nutrients, vitamins & minerals, & proper growth
Objective 4: Conduct a nutritional assessment for SCD
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Post-Test Evaluation - "Spina Bifida" (#137103)

After reviewing the PowerPoint presentation "Spina Bifida" (#137103), please complete the following post-test evaluation. An asterisk indicates a required response. A certificate of completion will be emailed within 2 weeks of submission. Direct questions to Julie McDougal, Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science & Practice, UAB School of Public Health. 

Objective 1: Describe the cause & types of Spina Bifida
Objective 2: Explain related medical & nutritional issues
Objective 3: Describe wound & bowel management
Objective 4: Discuss energy needs & weight management
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