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Bill Cockerham's book Social Causes of Health and Disease, 2nd ed. (Polity, 2013) was listed as one of the key books in medical sociology in the 21st Century in a review essay by Graham (Contemporary Sociology, March 2014).
Our graduates have experienced a lot of success in their post-graduation careers.
Sociology Professor Magda Szaflarski has been selected as one of three new fellows in the Studying Congregations Engaged Scholars Fellowship program sponsored by the Hartford Institute for Religion Research with funding from the Lilly Endowment, Inc.
Kristi Stringer received an NIH dissertation grant with four years of funding through the National Institute of Drug Abuse to study HIV and substance abuse.
Kristi L. Stringer, a doctoral candidate in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Sociology, has been awarded the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Individual Predoctoral Fellowship grant through the National Institute on Drug Abuse, which enables promising predoctoral students to obtain individualized research training while conducting their dissertation research.
Five college faculty members have been chosen as Edge of Chaos Scholars along with 21 other UAB faculty and staff members. In their new role, they will be making presentations throughout the coming academic year on the problems our society has struggled to solve.
A collaborative effort among UAB faculty has produced the first comprehensive, interdisciplinary and international reference work on all aspects of the social scientific study of health and illness.
The first paper associated with UAB’s walking bus project was published in the Open Journal of Preventive Medicine. Co-authors Adrienne Milner, Ph.D., teaching assistant professor of sociology, and her colleague Assistant Professor Elizabeth Baker, Ph.D., led the campus effort.
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