Donna Lee Rickert Endowed Scholarship

Donna Lee Rickert was proud of UAB, indeed, she received her BA and MA degrees in psychology from UAB, and received her MPH in epidemiology and DrPH in Maternal-Child Epidemiology from the School of Public Health.  Her distinguished career began in 1972 when she joined the staff of UAB as Assistant Director of Program Evaluation for the UAB Regional Drug Abuse Program.  After serving in various positions in the private sector, she re-joined the UAB staff in 1991 as an instructor in the Department of Psychology prior to her appointment as Director of the Division of Health Statistics for the Jefferson County Department of Health, Birmingham, Alabama, from 1990 until 1998.  In 1998, she was appointed Director of the Maternal and Child Health Division for the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control in Columbia, South Carolina, a position she retained until 2000, when she was appointed Lead Epidemiologist at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Immunization Program, Atlanta, Georgia.  The Donna Lee Rickert Endowed Scholarship provides support to students studying in the Department of Maternal and Child Health.




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