Bill and Judy Bridgers Endowed Scholarship

Erik Perkins"I chose to study public health because I wanted to integrate my background in biology with a socioculturalview of health in order to address and combat health disparities in the United States."

Bill and Judy Bridgers Endowed Scholarship:

The Bill and Judy Bridgers Endowed Scholarship was created to honor Dr. William (Bill) Bridgers and his wife Judy for their outstanding service and commitment to public health.  Bill was the driving force behind establishing the UAB School of Public Health and served as its founding dean.  He devoted his career to improving the lives of all Alabamians and his work on the front lines of health care helped to combat emerging infectious diseases, to make workplaces safer, and to protect the health of the most vulnerable in our society.  Judy has demonstrated her strong support of public health issues through her active and tireless volunteer efforts for a variety of health causes, especially the fight against AIDS.


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