Mentor:  Merry-Lynn McDonald, MSc, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care, University of Alabama at Birmingham,  Email:

Mentors:  Dr. James H. Rimmer, Professor and Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences email:  and Dr. Mohanraj Thirumalai, Assistant Professor and Director of Information and Communication Technology for UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative email:           

Mentor:  Hemant K. Tiwari, PhD, Professor, Department of Biostatistics.  Email:

Mentor: Kejin Hu, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1825 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, Tel: 205-934-4700, E-mail: