DOPM NewsFlashes

Singh and Bae: Statistical Consulting at Medical Centers

Dr. Karan Singh and Dr. Sejong Bae were invited to give a presentation entitled “Statistical Consulting at Medical Centers: Opportunities and Challenges”...
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Long time collaborator of DOPM chosen to lead UAB School of Medicine

Selwyn Vickers, M.D. (long time collaborator of DOPM) chosen to lead UAB School of Medicine.   

Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., has been named the next senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Medicine.

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Life-Course and Aging

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.

Projects

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

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