Event Date & Time

October 11, 2017

11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Location

Ryals Public Health Building (RPHB) - Room 407

Description

Magdalena (Magda) Szaflarski, PhD is a medical sociologist and health researcher specializing in religion and HIV, immigrant mental health, and socio-neurological research. Her research has been supported by NIH, state agencies, and private/nonprofit foundations. She is an Associate Professor of Sociology at UAB.  Prior to coming to UAB, she held a faculty appointment in public health and family and community medicine at the University of Cincinnati.  Her religion and HIV research has been published in AIDS and Behavior, Current HIV/AIDS Reports, Journal of General Internal Medicine, and other journals.  She teaches courses in health disparities, mental health, socio-medical theory, globalization, and other areas.