Epidemiology Seminars in 2008

The Department of Epidemiology Seminar Series for 2008

Bridgers Scholarship Winner, Passionate about Global Health

From the start , Meena Kannan's passion for international and environmental health was undeniable. "My interest in the health of others began early in life, mainly through family trips to India," explains Kannan, a UAB School of Public Health student and recipient of the 2006 Bill and Judy Bridgers Scholarship. "Side by side with the natural beauty and cultural richness of the country were the effects of extreme poverty, mostly on the health and well-being of both individuals and communities. Witnessing these conditions firsthand led me to question my privileged

Collaborating on Cancer

Haley Justice, M.P.H., Maternal and Child Health, 2004

ASPH Announces Public Health Policy Fellowship

ASPH recently announced its Public Health Policy Fellowship Program. The fellowship will provide a unique opportunity for those who have recently received an MPH or doctorate degree from an ASPH-member school of public health to play a role in helping to shape U.S. public health policy.

CPH Certification Exam

The ASPH Study Guide for the Certification in Public Health (CPH) exam is now available! Developed with the help of twenty faculty members at schools of public health, the study guide was created over the past year to assist candidates in preparing for the CPH examination. The certification in public health exam is the result of a multi-decade effort to heighten the visibility of the public health profession and to standardize core public health knowledge across core disciplines. The first exam will be held this year from August 11-30.

International Symposium on HIV in Zambia

School of Medicine "International Symposium on HIV in Zambia" Jeffrey S.A. Stringer, MD Professor and Director Division of International Women’s Health Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Friday, February 8, 2008 2:00 - 3:00 PM West Pavilion Conference Center Room E

BAO Winter Coat Drive

Please help the Public Health Student Association (PHSA) help our less fortunate neighbors keep warm this winter by donating a gently worn coat (or two) to the annual Birmingham Aids Outreach (BAO) Share the Warmth Coat Drive. Join PHSA and friends of the School of Public Heath in supporting this project. Coats of all sizes and for all ages are accepted and will be included in BAO’s Clothing Closet for their clients. Thank you for your generosity and please share this email with others who might be interested.


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