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UAB SOPH grad one of 10 national public health awardees

  • July 19, 2011

valerieyeagerValerie Yeager, Dr.PH, research assistant in the UAB School of Public Health, received a scholarship for Outstanding Work in the Field of Public Health Systems Research from AcademyHealth and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Yeager is one of 10 graduate students nationwide who demonstrated outstanding potential to contribute to the field of public health-systems research, a field of inquiry examining its organization, financing, performance and affect.

She presented her research during a poster session at AcademyHealth’s annual research meeting and the PHSR Interest Group annual meeting in Seattle in June 2011.