Associate Professor
Division of Preventive Medicine

Contact Information:

Medical Towers 611
1717 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Phone: (205) 934-1120
Fax: (205) 934-7959
emfunk@uab.edu

Research Interests

  • Outcomes and Effectiveness research
  • Oral health
  • Observational studies of chronic diseases
  • Epidemiologic methods, study design

Educational Background

  • Indiana State University, B.S. (1980)
  • University of Illinois, M.S. (1982)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Dr. P.H. (1988)

Professional Activities

  • Lead Methodologist, Data and Statistics Unit, Center for Surgical, Medical Acute Care Research & Transitions (C-SMART), VA Medical Center (2009 to present)
  • Associate Scientist, COERE, Comprehensive Cancer Center and CERTs (2000 to present)

Teaching Activities

  • Quantitative Methods in Epidemiology (1995 to present)
  • Data Analysis and Presentation of Epidemiologic Data (2011)