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The UAB School of Public Health’s new Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professorship aims to champion research and education and address health disparities among the LGBTQ community in Alabama and the Deep South. 

The Gulf Scholars Program prepares undergraduate students to address environmental, health, energy and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Mexico region.
Students and community members can learn how they can be included in shaping the future of health care for generations to come by joining us for an All of Us Research Program enrollment event.
NCHPAD will utilize the grant, the largest in the history of the UAB School of Health Professions, to expand its role as a knowledge translation and implementation science/evaluation center to promote access to health and wellness programs for people with disabilities across the nation.

UAB public health expert: Masking in Alabama during the Labor Day weekend could prevent at least 3,500 and as many as 6,000 COVID-19 cases in Alabama the following week and help end the surge.

UAB will partner with the Alabama Department of Public Health, Alabama State Department of Education and local school districts to conduct individualized COVID-19 testing plans. The testing is free, voluntary and safe.

Christina J. Glenn is the first Doctor of Public Health with a concentration in biostatistics graduate from UAB’s School of Public Health.

In response to increasing case numbers and hospitalizations and in consultation with UAB infectious disease and public health experts, UAB is canceling large indoor events to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and the community.
The RURAL Heart and Lung Study clinic will bring to rural communities technology that provides access to diagnostic tests that are not routinely done in rural settings. UAB researchers will examine medical, lifestyle and behavioral factors that contribute to higher health concerns in residents of Dallas and Wilcox counties.
UAB graduate student Shekwonya Samuel participated in a research project to address a lack of representation of minority populations in biomedical research.
Ten UAB experts, with specialties ranging from public health to infectious diseases, to pediatrics, will serve as investigators for the new Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control.
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