Assistant Professor
Division of Preventive Medicine

Contact Information:

Medical Towers 610
1717 11th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Phone: (205) 934-0778
Fax: (205) 934-7959

Research Interests

Racial and ethnic health disparities in cardiometabolic diseases, health communication and health behavior, community based primary care for criminal justice populations

Educational Background

  • Harvard School of Public Health , Boston, MA, 2010 – MPH
  • Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, 2005 – MD, PhD
  • Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC, 1996 – BS
  • Residency, Postdoctoral Training and Board Certification:
    • J. Willis Hurst Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, Emory University, Atlanta GA, 2005-2008
    • Harvard Medical School (HMS) Fellowship in General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston MA, 2008-2011
    • Chief Fellow, HMS Fellowship in General Internal Medicine, 2010-2011
    • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2008-present

Secondary Affiliiations

  • Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE), Faculty
  • Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), Associate Scientist
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), Scholar

Educational Activities

  • Working with the librarians to develop a Lib Guide on health disparities. 
    My LibGuide is located at
  • Spring 2014  Course Director, Health Disparities and Culturally Responsive Care
    Elective course for first through fourth year medical students to increase knowledge about disparities in health and health care, explore attitudes and behaviors that promote and/or mitigate disparities, and develop skills in culturally responsive care

Professional Activities

  • 2013-present  Jefferson County Board of Health
    • 2013  Secretary
    • 2014  Chair, Grants and Policies Committee
  • 2012-present  Jefferson County Medical Society
    • 2013-present  Board of Directors
  • 2012-present  Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA)
  • 2012-present  Chairperson, Healthcare Working Group,
    Alabama Reentry Council,
    United States Attorney's Office, Northern District of Alabama, Birmingham AL
  • 2011-present  American Heart Association, Council on Epidemiology and Prevention
  • 2011-present  Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC) Young Professionals Board Member
  • 2011-present  Mineral District Medical Society
  • 2011-present  University of Alabama at Birmingham Association of African-American Faculty
  • 2008-2009  Academy of Correctional Health Professionals
  • 2008-2011  Massachusetts Medical Society
  • 2007-2013  American College of Physicians (ACP)
  • 2007-present  Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM)
    • 2012  Research Methods Workshop Review Committee
    • 2010-present  Criminal Justice and Health Interest Group, Coordinator
    • 2010-2011  Ad Hoc Communications Advisory Committee
    • 2010, 2012  Health Disparities and Vulnerable Populations Abstract Review Committee
    • 2007-present  Disparities Task Force (DTF) Member
    • 2010-present  DTF Mentoring sub-committee
  • 2006-present  National Medical Association

In the News

Selected Recent Publications

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  • 2013  Finalist, The Sandra A. Daugherty Award for Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease or Hypertension Epidemiology, American Heart Association Epidemiology and Prevention/Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism 2013 Scientific Sessions, March 19–22, 2013, New Orleans, LA 
  • 2012  CDC Under-represented Researcher Travel Award to attend the American Heart Association 38th Ten-Day Seminar on the Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease 2011 Fourth Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health Conference Fellowship; University of Massachusetts Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine
  • 2010  Office of Minority Faculty Careers Travel Award;
  • 2011  Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • 2009  Office of Minority Faculty Careers Travel Award; Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • 2008  J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Distinction in Community Service, Health Policy, and Volunteerism; Emory University
  • 2006  National Medical Association Annual Meeting Travel Fellowship

Dumont DM, Gjelsvik A, Redmond N, Rich JD. Jails as Public Health Partners in Addressing Disparities among Medically-Underserved Men. International journal of men's health. Fall 2013; 12(3):213-227.



Redmond N, Richman J, Gamboa CM, Albert MA, Sims M, Durant RW, Glasser SP, Safford MM. Perceived stress is associated with incident coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality in low- but not high-income participants in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Dec 19;2(6):e000447. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.113.000447. PubMed PMID: 24356528.


Redmond N, Hicks LS, Cheng DM, Allensworth-Davies D, Winter MR, Samet JH, Saitz R. Association of Recent Incarceration With Traumatic Injury, Substance Use-Related Health Consequences, and Health Care Utilization. J Addict Med. 2013 Dec 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24365804.