H. Pennington Whiteside, Jr., MA, MSPH

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Heustis Pennington Whiteside

H. Pennington Whiteside, Jr., MA, MSPH

Director of Sponsored International Programs
Office of Sponsored International Programs
FOT 1246
510 20th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-3412
(205) 975-2438

As Director of Sponsored International Programs in the Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Mr. Whiteside works with UAB faculty and existing and potential international partners to promote, develop, and facilitate sponsored international research, training, and service programs, and to facilitate communications and interactions between international programs at UAB and entities responsible for compliance and oversight.  Mr. Whiteside also serves as Director of Global Health Operations in the UAB School of Medicine.  In his work, Mr. Whiteside has participated in the development and implementation of educational, research, and/or service programs and related activities in the U.S., Latin America, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, Africa and the Indian Subcontinent.

Prior to assuming his current positions, Mr. Whiteside served in a variety of capacities at both the UAB Schools of Public Health and Medicine and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  In 1994, he was honored by the International Health Section of the American Public Health Association with its Distinguished Service Award and, in 2011, by the International Services Council of Alabama by being named to its Model Citizen Diplomatic Corps.