The Public Health Practitioner Affiliate program recognizes the collaboration between the UAB School of Public Health (SOPH) and those working in different areas of public health practice. Affiliates may engage with SOPH in a number of ways, including as presenters, guest lecturers, mentors, and preceptors. They provide perspective on current and emerging trends and share best-practices vital to the profession. To become an affiliate or learn more about the program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Susan Colburn

Position: State Parent Consultant with the Alabama Department of Rehabilitation Services, Children's Rehabilitation Services.

Department of Affiliation: Health Policy and Organization

Bryn Manzella, MPH

Position: Quality Improvement Officer/Director of Quality Improvement, Jefferson County Department of Health

Department of Affiliation: Health Policy and Organization

Karen Musgrove PHD, LPC

Position: CEO, Birmingham AIDS Outreach, Magic City Acceptance Center, Magic City Wellness Center, Magic City Acceptance Academy

Department of Affiliation: Health Behavior

Andrew Perkins, MS, CIH, CSP, COHC

Position: Senior Industrial Hygienist, Alabama Power - A Southern Company.

Department of Affiliation: Environmental Health Sciences

Carlos Robinson, CIH, CSP, MSPH, MBA

Position: Director, Environmental Health Science, McWane Incorporated.

Department of Affiliation: Environmental Health Sciences

Jody Wireman, PhD, MSPH, MPA, CIH, DABT

Position: Senior Program Analyst, Force Readiness and Health Assurance, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

Department of Affiliation: Health Policy and Organization, Environmental Health Sciences

Barbara Wisniewski, CIH, CSP, CPEA, SGE

Position: (Retired) Vice-President of Health and Safety, McWane Incorporated

Department of Affiliation: Environmental Health Sciences