Event Date & Time

November 8, 2017

12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.


Ryals Public Health Building (RPHB) - Room 407


Dr. Pauline Jolly is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Director of the UAB Minority Health International Research Training (MHIRT) Program. Dr. Jolly holds PhD degrees in Immunology and Infectious Diseases and in Science Education (curriculum and instruction) from Johns Hopkins and Louisiana State Universities, respectively.  She also has a Master of Science degree in Biology (Parasitology) from Tuskegee University, and a Master of Public Health degree from Johns Hopkins University. She has conducted research on the immunopathogenesis of HIV and other lentiviruses, especially in the area of immune responses to infection. She also conducts epidemiological and behavioral research on HIV/AIDS/STI and other infectious and chronic diseases in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. Since 2002, Dr. Jolly has been conducting research on aflatoxin ingestion and health impacts in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. Dr. Jolly teaches graduate courses in “Tropical Infectious Diseases” and “HIV/AIDS and STDs”. In December 2009, she received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Birmingham Chapter of the United Nations Association for her scholarship and training in International Public Health. She was awarded the National Faculty Award by Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars in 2004 for her contributions to International Education and the Faculty Award for Internationalization of UAB in 2007. She received the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for the School of Public Health in 2007 and the UAB Graduate School Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship in 2010. In 2014, she was awarded the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching. Dr. Jolly is a current recipient of a Fulbright Specialist Award to the Institute of Public Health in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam in spring 2018.


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