One of the hidden gems of Alabama education, Dr. Henry Panion, III, is an instructor in music theory and technology at UAB. Panion's experience in the music business features classical, pop, gospel and R&B. But, of course, he's also contributed to jazz, working with Lionel Hampton's Orchestra and Ellis Marsalis.
"Mothers with obesity tend to give birth to children with obesity, which continues into adulthood, ready to begin the next generational cycle," said Timothy Garvey, principal investigator of the SFOC, director of the UAB Diabetes Research Center and chair of the UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences.
An intersectional framework looks at how multiple social statuses intersect at an individual level, such as HIV status, race, gender or sexual orientation, and a broader level, such as structural stigmas in society including racism, sexism, HIV-related stigma and classism, to produce health inequalities.