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:

APHA Reception RSVP


In this anonymous survey, we are trying to learn how the training program/training grant can better meet students’ expectations & prepare them for public health & MCH leadership.



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