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Students will have the opportunity to learn from experienced, diverse faculty with a range of international partners working in interdisciplinary, global health research and practice.
Results from the Chronic Hypertension and Pregnancy trial found treating preexisting mild chronic hypertension in pregnant women is safe from both the mom and baby. Results published in April 2022 have since led to changes in national guidelines.
Sami Alqahtani, M.D., spent four years as a primary care physician in Saudi Arabia before pursuing a path in public health. On April 28, Alqahtani will graduate with his doctoral degree in health behavior from UAB.
UAB gave Samant the chance to try everything from filmmaking and student leadership to cutting-edge research, and as she graduates with two degrees and honors, she will head to medical school at UAB this fall.
The Dr. David Satcher Public Health Leadership Endowed Scholarship will provide $5,000 a year to one student who graduated from an Alabama HBCU and is attending UAB for graduate studies in public health.
Published results show that higher cardiorespiratory fitness in early adulthood produces a lower risk of all-cause mortality later in life. Additionally, retaining good cardiorespiratory fitness through midlife reduces the later risk of death.
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