What is a
grand challenge?

It is a problem that is large, complex and multi-faceted. Solving this problem requires a combination of technologies, treatments, approaches and/or policies; and the solution will positively impact a great number of people.

Healthy Alabama 2030: Live HealthSmart

Mona Fouad, MD

Principal Investigator

YuMei Schoenberger, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator

Steve Austad, PhD

Co-Principal Investigator

Theresa Wallace, PhD

Program Director

UAB Grand Challenge Central Administration Team

Christopher S. Brown, PhD

Vice President for Research


Kamilah Frison, MSM

Director of Admin & Fiscal Affairs


Email us: GrandChallenge@uab.edu