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Laura Rogers, MD

• internal medicine and obesity • exercise in cancer survivors • obesity medicine and weight management

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Laura Rogers, MD, MPH, FACP, FACSM

Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine

Division of Preventive Medicine




Areas of expertise:

  • internal medicine and obesity
  • exercise in cancer survivors
  • obesity medicine and weight management



Laura Rogers, MD, MPH is a professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine at UAB. She is a senior scientist in the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Center for Exercise Medicine, and O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center's Cancer Control and Population Science (CCPS) Research Program. She is also the co-program leader for the CCPS Research Program and Associate Director for the Division of Preventive Medicine. Her research focuses on exercise promotion and benefits in chronic disease populations, especially cancer survivors.




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