DOPM NewsFlashes

Gift from Rumpshakers 5k

RumpshakersFor the third year in a row, proceeds from the Rumpshakers 5K run for Colon Cancer Awareness were given to the UAB MHRC Patient Navigators to help patients suffering from colon cancer.
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UAB study on increasing participation of minorities in clinical trials hailed among best in cancer research

Mona Fouad, MMD, MPH (Director, Preventive Medicine) has been selected for inclusion in the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual review of progress against cancer and emerging trends.
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The goals of this research program pillar are to conduct interdisciplinary research addressing the development of disease over the life-course, disease prevention, and disease management.


Current project areas include osteoporosis epidemiology and treatment, osteoarthritis epidemiology, CVD/risk factor epidemiology and prevention, lifestyle interventions to treat erectile dysfunction, predictors of genitourinary disorders, a Women’s Health Initiative study of memory, and sleep disorders in elderly men and their effect on development of CVD and cognitive decline.


Faculty in this research pillar are physician scientists with a secondary research focus on the life-course and aging.