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Matt Heimann, M.D., has joined the Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health (MHIGH) as associate director for educational programs, tasked with strengthening the educational mission of the institute.

Alan T. N. Tita, M.D., Ph.D., associate dean for Global and Women’s Health and inaugural director of the Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health was recently named the Mary Heersink Endowed Chair in Global Health.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health hosted guest seminar speaker Mosa Moshabela, MBChB, M.Med, M.Sc., Ph.D., associate professor and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Research and Innovation at the University of KwaZulu-Natal on Dec. 14, 2022.

Alan T. Tita, M.D., Ph.D., Mary Heersink Endowed Chair of Global Health and associate dean for Global and Women's Health, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine. The Academy specifically praised Tita as “an innovative and impactful perinatal epidemiologist and clinical trialist.”

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health hosted guest seminar speaker, Mansoor Saleh, M.D., professor and founding chair of the Department of Hematology and Oncology and founding director of the Cancer Centre at Aga Khan University on Oct. 5, 2022.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health and the Sparkman Center for Global Health hosted a joint seminar given by Benjamin Chi, M.D., MSc on July 1.
The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health held a virtual open house to introduce the institute and discuss its background, mission, and goals Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021.
World Health Day commemorates the World Health Organization’s April 7, 1948 founding and is celebrated to raise global health awareness. Across UAB, faculty address local and worldwide health challenges including issues of equity and access.
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