Former Trainees

Trainee

Training Period

Advisor(s)

Department

Last Known Position

Neil A. Accortt, MPH,PhD

2000-2002

John W. Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Brad Rodu, DDS

Epidemiology

Senior Epidemiologist, Procter & Gamble, Global Safety Surveillance and Analysis, Mason, Ohio

Dominik D. Alexander, MSPH,PhD

2001-2004

Ellen Funkhouser, MS,DrPH; William E. Grizzle, MD; Upender Manne, PhD

Epidemiology

Senior Managing Epidemiologist, Exponent, Inc., Center for Epidemiology, Health Sciences, Chicago, IL

Leah Alex­ander, MPH,PhD

1999-2003

Connie Kohler, DrPH

Health Behavior

Assistant Professor, Graduate Studies and Research, Division of Public Health Practice, Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN

Rashaan J. Anderson, PhD,MSPH

2003-2005

Mona Fouad, MD; David Macrina, PhD

Health Behavior

Quality Resource Specialist, Care Transitions Quality Improvement Organization Support Center (QIOSC), Care Transition Team, AQAF, Alabama’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), Birmingham, AL

Jaime Aranda-Michel, MD

1994-1996

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Associate Professor of Medicine, Mayo College of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Transplantation, Mayo Foundation-Jacksonville, Jacksonville, Florida

Alfonza Atkinson, DVM,MPH,PhD

1993-1993

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Deceased

Maria Azrad, BS,MS,PhD,RD

2005-2010

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD; Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Doug Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB, Department of Nutrition Sciences, Birmingham, AL

Jessica K. Bartfield, BA,MD

2008-2010

Doug Heimburger, MD; Jamy Ard, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Gottlieb Memorial Hospital North, Oak Park, IL

Gregory C. Batson, MD,MSPH

2005-2006

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD; Doug Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

VA Medical Center, Gadsden Clinic, Gadsden, AL

Sarah E. Baxley, BS, PhD

2009-2010

Rosa Serra, PhD; Andra Frost, MD

Biology

Graduate Trainee, Pediatric Rotation, UAB MD/PHD Program, Birmingham, AL

Joel Bradford Berletch, PhD

2004-2007

Trygve Tollefsbol, PhD; Asim Bej, PhD; Ada Elgavish, PhD

Biology

Senior Fellow, University of Washington, Department of Pathology, Seattle, WA

Dianne B. Binkley, MPH,PhD

1988-1990

1991-1992

Richard Windsor, PhD; Kim Reynolds, PhD

Health Behavior

Birmingham, AL

 Cindy K. Blair, PhD

2011-2013

Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD

Nutrition Sciences 

St. Paul, MN

Matthew L. Blaylock, PhD,MP,NLP

1998-2003

Timothy R. Nagy, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Medical Faculty, Dosen Istimewa, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia

Liselle C. Bovell, BS, PhD

2011-2013 

Upender Manne, PhD; John Waterbor, MD, DrPH; Timothy R. Nagy, PhD

Molecular / Cellular Pathology

Awaiting news of CCTS post-doc T32 program acceptance

Neal Richard Boyd, Jr., EdD,MSPH

1989-1991

Richard Windsor, PhD,MPH

Health Behavior

Professor & Associate Dean, School of Public Health, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Piscataway/New Brunswick, Piscataway, NJ

Raymond G. Boyle, MS,PhD,MPH

1992-1993

J. Raczynski, PhD; D.C. Heimburger, MD,MS

Health Behavior

Director of Research Program, ClearWay Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Edward Bradford, Jr., DDS,MPH

1994-1995

Mario Martinez, DMD,MS; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Associate Professor, School of Dentistry, Birmingham, AL

Alison Brown, MS,PhD

1993-1996

Huachen Wei, MD,PhD; Pauline Jolly, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Talladega College, Talladega, AL

David A. Brown, PhD,MPH,MA

1992-1997

Elizabeth Delzell, ScD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Senior Director, Epidemiology, Pfizer, Inc., Cary, NC

Tamara M. Crutchley Bushell, PhD

1999-2004

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD; William E. Grizzle, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, Viral Bioinformatics Resource Center, Lefkowitz Lab, Birmingham, AL

Winfield Scott Butsch, MD,MS

2005-2007

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Doug Heimburger, MD; Jamy Ard, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Instructor, Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Staff Physician, Obesity Medicine, Assistant in Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Physicians Organization, Massachusetts General Hospital Weight Center, Boston, MA

Qiuyin Cai, MSc,PhD

1999-2000

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Associate Professor with Tenure, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Nashville, TN

Gayl J. Canfield, MS,RD,PhD

1991-1995

C.J. Grubbs, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Director of Nutrition, Nutrition Educator, Pritikin Longevity Center & Spa, Miami, FL

Michelle I. Cardel, BS,MS,PhD,RDE

2008-2012 

Jose Fernandez, PhD; Isabel Scarinci, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Colorado Denver –Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Pediatrics – Section of Nutrition, Anschutz Health and Wellness Center,  Aurora, CO

Kenneth W. Carley, MPH,DrPH

1992-1994

José Alvarez, PhD

International Health and Public Health Nutrition

Epidemiologist 3, HIV/AIDS Surveillance Unit, Connecticut Department of Public Health, Hartford, CT; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT; Adjunct Instructor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, School of Public Health Online, MPH Program, Amherst, MA; Adjunct Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston, School of Nursing Online, DNP Program, Boston, MA

Lisa Karen Carlson, MD, MPH

2009-2010

Sarah L. Morgan, MD,RD; Jamy D. Ard, MD; W. Timothy Garvey, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Physician, Southeast Georgia Physician Associates – Internal Medicine, Kingsland, GA

Donna A. Chrisanderson, MD

1991-1993

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Preventive & Clinical Nutrition Practice, Maplewood, NJ

Kimberly Sledge Clay, PhD,MPH,MSW

2002-2004

2005-2005

Martha Crowther, PhD; Mona Fouad, MD

Jeroan Allison, MD; Mona Fouad, MPH,MD

Health Behavior

Epidemiology

Assistant Professor, University of Georgia, School of Social Work, Athens, GA

James Coleman, PhD,MPH,CCRA

1996-1999

Mary Hovinga, PhD

Epidemiology

Pelham, AL

John B. Colerangle, BS,DVM,PhD

1995-1997

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Associate Director, Toxicology & Pharmacology, Sanofi-Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater, NJ

Leah M. Cook, MS,PhD

2010-2011

Danny R. Welch, PhD; Douglas R. Hurst, PhD

Molecular / Cellular Pathology

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Tumor Biology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, FL

Mark B. Cope, PhD

1996-2001

C.J. Grubbs, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Clinical Research Scientist, Nutrition Scientist, Nutrition, Technology and Innovation, Solae, LLC, Global and Applied Nutrition, St. Louis, MO

Valerie Anne Copeland, MPH,PhD

1995-1996

1997-1998

Connie Kohler, DrPH

Health Behavior

Student, PhD program, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas

Michelle S. Cotroneo, MS,PhD

1997-2000

Coral Lamartiniere, PhD

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Postdoctoral fellow, University of Wisconsin- Madison, Molecular & Environmental Center, McArdle Lab for Cancer Research, Madison, WI

Casey Leigh Daniel, MPH,PhD

 2010-2013

Diane M. Grimley, PhD; John Waterbor, MD, DrPH; Karen M. Meneses, PhD; Connie Kohler, DrPH; Kimberly Whelan, MD, MSPH

Health Behavior

Starting (August 1, 2013) Post-doctoral Fellowship, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Sunil Daniel, MD

2011-2012 

Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Jamy Ard, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB, Birmingham, AL

Susan Davies, MEd,PhD

1993-1994

David Macrina, PhD; James Raczynski, PhD

Health Behavior

Assistant Professor, UAB, Department of Public Health, Birmingham, AL

Aleem U. Dean, MD,PharmD,FAPWCA

2003-2003

Nutrition Sciences

U.S. Army, Reserve , MAJ, MC, Independent Contractor; Martin Army Community Hospital, Fort Benning, GA

Joseph Tyson DeAngelis, BS,PhD

2008-2010

Trygve Tollefsbol, PhD; Andra Frost, MD

Biology

Research Scientist, Genomic Services Lab, HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology, Huntsville, AL

Steve Dearwent, MPH,PhD

1995-1998

Kent Oestenstad, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Chief, Health Investigations Branch, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta GA

Renée Harrison Desmond, DVM,MS,PhD

1994-1997

J. Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Elizabeth Delzell, DSc

Epidemiology

Biostatistician, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Unit, UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, Birmingham, AL; Associate Professor, Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Birmingham

Carl Dezenberg, MD

1994-1995

1996-1997

Frank A. Franklin, MD,PhD; Michael Goran, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Physician, Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition Associates, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Las Vegas, NV; Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Department of Pediatrics, University of Nevada School of Medicine

Keela L. Dodd, PhD

2008-2009

Coral Lamartiniere, PhD; James Mobley, MD

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Senior Research Technologist, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Dr. Guillermo Oliver’s Lab, Memphis, TN

Kristine A. Donovan, PhD,MBA

2000-2001

Diane Tucker, PhD

Medical Psychology

Assistant Member, Psychosocial and Palliative Care Program, Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute, at the University of South Florida, Tampa, FL; Assistant Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences, College of Medicine, Courtesy Joint Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

James W. DuMond, Jr., BS,PhD

1996-1999

2000-2001

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Associate Dean and Founding Department Chair, Texas Southern University, Department of Environmental Science and Technology-College of Science and Technology, Houston, TX

Randy E. Durbin, MSPH

1998-2000

Ellen Funkhouser, MS,DrPH

Epidemiology

Medical student. Completing PhD studies. Atlanta, GA

Sheryl Ann Ebert, PhD,MSPH

2001-2004

Diane Tucker, PhD; D-H Kang, PhD

Medical Psychology

HBPC Psychologist, Memphis VA Medical Center, Memphis, TN

Tyeshea L. Farmer, PhD

2006-2007

Theresa Strong, PhD; Susan Sell

Genetics

Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB, Department of Pharmacology / Toxicology, Birmingham, AL

Quentin Felty, MSPH,PhD

2001-2004

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Assistant Professor, Graduate Faculty, DAS Faculty, Florida International University, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, Miami, FL

Jill A. Foster, MD,MPH

1998-2000

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Medical Director, CE Outcomes, Birmingham, AL

Wayne A. Fritz, PhD

1998-2001

Coral Lamartiniere, PhD

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Covance Laboratories, Inc., Madison, WI

Ellen M. Funkhouser, MS,DrPH

1991-1993

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Philip Cole, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Associate Professor, UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, UAB, Birmingham, AL

Debra Giles, JD,MS,MSPH,BS

1995-1997

Jeffrey M. Roseman, MD,PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Solo Practitioner, Giles Law Office, P.L.L.C., Ridgeland, Mississippi

Margaux Barnes Gilliam, BA,MA,PhD

2009-2012 

Diane Tucker, PhD; Avi Madan-Swain, PhD; Kimberly Whelan, MD

Medical Psychology

Psychology Resident, Child Track: Pediatric Psychology Specialty at Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island,

Gene J. Giunti, MS,RD,DO

1994-1994

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Physician, Medical Rehabilitation Associates, Lewiston, ME; Physician, Medical Rehabilitation Associates, Brunswick, ME

John J. Graff, MS,PhD

1999-2001

Elizabeth Delzell, ScD

Epidemiology

Associate Professor – Chief, Division of Cancer Bioinformatics & Surveillance, Cancer Institute of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ

Sattar A. Hadi, MD

2001-2003

Gary Hunter, PhD; D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Stonecrest Medical Center, Smyrna, TN

Nina German Hall, PhD,RD,LD

1999-2000

Gary L. Johanning, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Clinical Dietitian, Regency Hospital of Central Georgia, Macon, GA

Lynae J. Hanks, PhD,RD

2010-2011

Jose R. Fernandez, PhD; Molly S. Bray, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow. Split position between UAB (Birmingham, AL) and Purdue University (West Lafayette, IN)

Curt Harper, PhD,MSc

2004-2007

Coral Lamartiniere, PhD; Isam-Edin Eltoum, MD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Forensic Toxicology Supervisor, Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA

Olga L. Henao, MPH,PhD

2000-2004

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD

Epidemiology

Team Lead and Epidemiologist, Foodborne Diseases Surveillance Network (FoodNet), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia

Donald D. Hensrud, MD,MS,MPH

1990-1992

D.C. Heimburger, MD; R.L. Weinsier, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Consultant (Joint Appointment) - Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine; Consultant - Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine; Associate Professor of Nutrition & Preventive Medicine - College of Medicine; Chair - Division of Preventive, Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine; Master's Faculty Privileges in Clinical & Translational Science - Mayo Graduate School, College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic; Rochester, Minnesota

Bertha A. Hidalgo, MPH,PhD

2010-2012 

Edmond Kabagambe, BVM,MS,PhD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Elizabeth Unger, MD,PhD

Epidemiology

Postdoctoral Fellow, Section on Statistical Genetics, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294

Robert (Robin) Brooks Hines, MPH,PhD

2004-2007

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Upender Manne, PhD

Epidemiology

Epidemiology Discipline Coordinator, Assistant Professor, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

Agnes Hinton, MS,RD,DrPH

1991-1993

José Alvarez, PhD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

International Health and Public Health Nutrition

Professor Emeritus, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS

Derek M. Huffman, BA,MA,PhD

2003-2007

Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Ada Elgavish, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Senior Postdoctoral Fellow, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Institute for Aging Research, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Bronx, NY

Tanya C. Hyatt, PhD,BS

2001-2006

Barbara A. Gower, PhD; Brad Newcomer, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

AP Biology, Anatomy/Physiology Instructor, Indian Springs School, Birmingham, AL

 Godwin Okoi Ifere, PhD

2011-2013 

 Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD, RD

 Nutrition Sciences

 M.S. Bioinformatics (In progress), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Sarah B. Jenkins, PhD

2005-2008

2010-2010

Coral Lamartiniere, PhD; Clinton Grubbs, PhD

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Pharmacology/Toxicology, Birmingham, AL

Brent Johnson, MPH

2008-2008

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Olivia Thomas, PhD; Richard Kaslow, MD

Epidemiology

Research analyst in the department of surgery in the Greenville Hospital System, Greenville, SC

Tamekia L. Jones, MA,PhD

2003-2007

David Redden, PhD; John W. Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Biostatistics

Research Assistant Professor, Children’s Oncology Group Statistics & Data Center, Department of Biostatistics, Colleges of Medicine and Public Health & Health Professions, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Mahboob Ali Khan, MD

2007-2009

Doug Heimburger, MD; Jamy Ard, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Hospitalist; Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton, OH

Kyoko Kojima, BS,PhD

2009-2010

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD; James Mobley, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB, Department of Surgery / Center for Surgical Research, Birmingham, AL

Polly P. Kratt, MSPH,PhD

1994-1997

James Raczynski, PhD; Carol Cornell, PhD

Health Behavior

Program Manager for Geographical Variation in Epilepsy, UAB, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, Birmingham, AL

David M. Krzywanski, PhD

2002-2006

Ed Postlethwait, PhD; Henry Forman, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB, Department of Pathology / Molecular & Cellular Pathology , Birmingham, AL

Rodney R. Larson, CIH,PhD

1998-2001

Ken Dillon, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Associate Professor and tenured, University of Utah, Department of Family & Preventive Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Director, Industrial Hygiene Program, Salt Lake City, UT

Karen Lazarus, MD,MS,MPH

1989-1992

R.L. Weinsier, MD; J.R. Boker, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Family Practice & Clinical Nutrition, New York City, NY

Allison G. Litton, MSW,MPH,DrPH

2006-2009

2009-2010

Frank Franklin, MD,MPH,PhD; Warner Huh, MD

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Renee Ann Desmond, DVM,PhD

Maternal and Child Health

Research Associate, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, UAB, Birmingham, AL

Emily Jane Livant, MS,RD,PhD

1989-1992

C.L. Krumdieck, PhD,MD

Nutrition Sciences

Retired, Research Fellow IV, Immunogenetics, Department of Poultry Science, Auburn University, Auburn, AL

Paul Andrew MacLennan, MPH,PhD

1997-2000

Elizabeth Delzell, ScD

Epidemiology

Assistant Professor, UAB, Center for Injury Sciences at UAB, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Maurice D. Marholin, DO

1999-1999

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Nutrition & Family Medicine practice, Brooksville, FL

Charlotte Mayo, BS,PhD

1992-1997

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Renicha T. McCree-Hale, BA,MA,PhD

2009-2011 

Diane Grimley, PhD; Nedra Lisovicz, PhD; Eric Chamot, MD,MS,PhD

Health Behavior

Research Specialist, Department of Epidemiology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Ann McDaniel, MPH

1992-1994

Michael Hardin, PhD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Michigan Cancer Foundation

Roycelynn Mentor-Marcel, PhD,MPH

2001-2002

Ada Elgavish, PhD

Pharmacology & Toxicology

Biomedical Life Scientist, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC)/Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP), Frederick, MD

Jessica Legge Muilenburg, MPH,PhD

2000-2004

Connie Kohler, DrPH

Health Behavior

Associate Professor, The College of Public Health, Department of Health Promotion & Behavior, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia

Andres Julian Munoz, MD

2006-2009

Doug Heimburger, MD; W. Timothy Garvey, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Site Director, Endocrine and Metabolism Fellowship Program, University of South Carolina Dorn VA Hospital; University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC

William Britton “Britt” Murrill, MPH, MD

1993-1995

C.A. Lamartiniere, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Nephrologist, Renal Associates, LLC, Baton Rouge, LA

Francis A. Obuseh, DrPH,MPH,MS

2004-2007

Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD; Andrzej Kulczycki, PhD

Maternal and Child Health

Captain, United States Air Force/Biomedical Sciences Corps, Epidemiologist/International Health Specialist, 17th Air Force, Air Force Africa (AFAFRICA), Office of the Command Surgeon, Ramstein, Germany

Olusola Oguntolu, MD

1997-1998

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Nutrition & Critical Care practice, Lung Consultants, Nashville, TN

Kisani Mary Ogwaro, MD

2006-2006

Richard Kaslow, MD; James Tang, PhD

Biology

Psychiatry-3 Resident, University of Arizona/University Physician’s Healthcare at Kino Hospital (UPHK) Graduate Medical Education Consortium , Psychiatry Resident, Post-Graduate Year 3, Tucson, AZ

Axel Kenneth Olson, MD,PhD

1986-1988

R.L. Weinsier, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Olson Nutrition, Birmingham, AL

Jason E. Owen, PhD,MPH

1999-2001

Diane Tucker, PhD

Medical Psychology

Associate Professor, Loma Linda University, Department of Psychology, Loma Linda, California

Keith Parmer, MS,PhD

1992-1993

Kenneth Dillon, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Environmental Manager, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Environmental Assessment & Restoration, Bureau of Watershed Restoration, Tallahassee, FL

Peggy Peterson, PhD,MPH

1988-1989

Richard Windsor, PhD,MPH

Health Behavior

Research Investigator, University of Washington, Dept of Psychology

Keydra Phillips, MS

2006-2008

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Richard Kaslow, MD

Epidemiology

Health Scientist; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities; Atlanta, GA

Chandrika Jayanthi Piyathilake, PhD,BDS

1994-1996

D.C. Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Director, Molecular Epidemiology Laboratory; Professor (tenured), UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences, Birmingham, AL

Mojgan Rahmani, MD,CDE,FACE

2000-2002

D.C. Heimburger, MD; T. Tamura, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Endocrinology, Diabetes and Lipid Consultants, Greenville, SC

Kevin Patrick Roarty, PhD

2005-2008

Rosa Serra, PhD; Danny Welch, PhD

Biology

Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX

Cristina Rodríguez-Burford, MPH,PhD

1995-1999

C.J. Grubbs, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Law student, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL

Levi Ross, PhD,MPH,CHES

2001-2003

Connie Kohler, DrPH; Lee Green, PhD

Health Behavior

Assistant Member, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Cancer Prevention and Population Sciences, Office of Cancer Health Disparities Research, Buffalo, NY

Kathryn E. Royse, BA,BS,MPH,MSPH

2009-2012 

Sadeep Shrestha, PhD; Ronald Alvarez, MD

Epidemiology

Doctoral Candidate, UAB School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Birmingham, AL

Toya Russell, MSPH,PhD

1997-1999

David Macrina, PhD

Health Behavior

Research Assistant Professor, UAB Family & Community Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Warren B. Sateren, MPH

1994-1995

Philip Cole, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Epidemiologist/Public Health Analyst, Division of Retrovirology, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR), Rockville, MD

Yu-Mei M. Schoenberger, MPH,PhD

2005-2006

Connie Kohler, DrPH; Groesbeck Parham, MD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Health Behavior

Research Associate, Division of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL

Sarah J. Shema, MS, UCSF

1992-1993

Philip Cole, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Biostatistician IV, Department of Surveillance Research, Cancer Prevention Institute of California, Fremont, CA

Kamaleshwar Singh, PhD

2001-2002

Deodutta Roy, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Research Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Texas Southern University, Houston, TX

Cassandra Smith, MSPH

1997-1998

Connie Kohler, DrPH

Health Behavior

Health Consultant, Guiding Light Ministry, Birmingham, AL

Marie L. Socha, MS,MSPH,DrPH

1995-1998

Kent Oestenstad, PhD

Environmental Health Sciences

Environmental/Epidemiological Public Health Consultant, SHRR Consulting, Inc., Department of Science & Tech Division, Chief Science Officer, Madison, AL

Taraneh Soleymani, MD

2010-2011

Sarah L. Morgan, MD,RD; Jamy D. Ard, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition Sciences, UAB, Birmingham, AL

Staci Lynn Sudenga, MPH,PhD

2011-2013 

Sadeep Shrestha, PhD; Michael S. Saag, MD

 Epidemiology

NCI R25 funded post-doc. Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Lynya I. Talley, MPH,PhD

1996-2000

J.W. Waterbor, MD,DrPH; W.E. Grizzle, MD,PhD

Epidemiology

Epidemiologist, The EMMES Corporation, Rockville, MD

Stephen W. Thomson, MPH,RD,PhD

1990-1995

D.C. Heimburger, MD; H.E. Sauberlich, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Assistant Professor, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR

Mary A. Tucker, PhD

1996-1998

Charles W. Prince, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Psychologist, Cedarburg WI

Mandeep K. Virk-Baker, BS,MS,DPD,PhD

2008-2012

Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Stephen Barnes, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Emily Vogtmann, BS,BA,MPH,PhD

2009-2013 

John W. Waterbor, MD, DrPH; Emily B. Levitan, PhD, Upender Manne, PhD

Epidemiology

Starting (June, 2013) post-doctoral fellowship. NCI Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program, Center for Cancer Training, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Diane M. Von Ah, BSN,MSN,PhD

2002-2003

Duck-Hee Kang, PhD

Nursing

Assistant Professor, School of Nursing , Member of Indiana University Cancer Control Program, Indiana University, Department of Adult Health, Indianapolis, IN

Heidi Weiss, MS,PhD

1993-1994

Seng-Jaw Soong, PhD; John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Professor, Biostatistics Shared Resource Facility, Markey Cancer Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Cornelia-Rose White, PhD,MSPH

1998-2001

David Coombs, PhD

Health Behavior

Adjunct Faculty Professor, School of Health Sciences, Walden University, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Adjunct Faculty Professor, College of Social Sciences, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

Martin Whiteside, DC,PhD,MSPH

1998-2002

Gary L. Johanning, PhD

Nutrition Sciences

Director, Office of Cancer Surveillance, State of Tennessee Department of Health, Nashville, Tennessee

Amanda L. Willig, BS,RD,MS,PhD

2005-2010

Jose Fernandez, PhD; Doug Heimburger, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, UAB, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, UAB Center for AIDs Research, Birmingham, AL

Louis J. Wilson, MD

1992-1994

R.L. Weinsier, MD

Nutrition Sciences

Gastroenterology & Nutrition Practice, Wichita Falls, TX

Kelly Ross Wolfe, MA, PhD

2010-2012 

Rajesh K. Kana, PhD; Avi Madan-Swain,PhD; Alyssa T. Reddy, MD; David C. Schwebel, PhD

Medical Psychology

Intern, Department of Psychology, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Lesa Leonard Woodby, MPH,PhD

1989-1991

1995-1996

Kim Reynolds, PhD; David Macrina, PhD

Health Behavior

Associate Professor, Birmingham/Atlanta GRECC Associate Director for Education/Evaluation, UAB & BVAMC, Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics & Palliative Care, Birmingham, AL

Julie Lynn (Simmons) Worthington, PhD,MPH

2002-2006

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH; Carla Falkson, MD

Epidemiology

2nd Year Medical Student, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN

Emad Yacoub, MD,MSPH

1991-1993

John Waterbor, MD,DrPH

Epidemiology

Director, Epidemiology Section, Medical Res. Consultants, Birmingham, AL