• Suzanne Judd, PhD, MPH, FAHA

    Suzanne Judd, PhD, MPH, FAHA

    Dr. Suzanne E Judd is the Director for the LHC.

    She received her PhD from Emory University in 2008. Her dissertation included a clinical trial studying the effect of different forms of vitamin D on blood pressure. For this work, she was awarded a fellowship from The American Society of Nutrition. Dr. Judd also received an MPH in Epidemiology from Emory in 2005 and a BS in Chemical Engineering from Michigan Tech in 1999. After several years in the pharmaceutical industry manufacturing FDA regulated products, she returned to school to pursue a research career. She is currently a program manager for the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS).
  • Ariann Nassel, MA

    Ariann Nassel, MA

    Ariann Nassel is the LHC's Director of Geospatial Data Visualization

    Ariann is an expert in developing GIS applications to take public health projects and research to the next level. As a GIS Analyst, she has established herself as a leader within the industry. Her specialties include training and teaching GIS, working with census data, program development, data collection, and using GIS to analyze and evaluate public health programs. Ariann holds a MA in Geography from the University of Georgia (Athens, Georgia) and a BA in Geography from Clark University (Worcester, MA).
  • Sean McMahon

    Sean McMahon

    Sean McMahon is the Program Manager for the LHC.

    Sean graduated from UAB in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in public health. During his time as an undergrad at UAB, he was very active with the Global and Community Leadership Honors Program, Universities Fighting World Hunger, and Timmy Global Health (now merged with GHIG). He participated in several service-learning courses and worked with a variety of nonprofit organizations around the city of Birmingham. After graduating, Sean went on to serve as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Timor-Leste. Since returning to Birmingham, he's worked with UAB's Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate Research as an AmeriCorps VISTA. Sean is excited to be back with SOPH and support the Lister Hill Center!
  • Kimberly Randall, MA

    Kimberly Randall, MA

    Kimberly Tsoukalas is the Program Coordinator for the LHC

    Kimberly completed her Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies at The University of Alabama, with a minor in Art History. She recently completed her Master of Arts in Communication Studies, also at The University of Alabama. In her academic work, she focuses on healthcare communication, studying cognitive bias in healthcare professionals and the ways in which intercultural competency impacts patient care. She resides in Tuscaloosa, Ala. with her husband, Tony, and rescue dog, Rooney.
    Kimberly plans to use her professional background in digital media, marketing, and university relations alongside her academic research to develop and expedite LHC's outreach campaigns and increase community involvement in health policy.