The Office of Research is located in the Dean's Office Suite, Ryals Public Health Building (RPHB) Suite 140.

Paul Muntner

Paul Muntner, PhD

Associate Dean for Research
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(205) 975-8077

Dr. Muntner received his PhD in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins University in 2001 and held faculty positions at Tulane University and Mount Sinai before joining UAB’s Department of Epidemiology in 2009 as Professor. In 2018, he was named the Associate Dean for Research for the School of Public Health. Muntner has authored more than 450 manuscripts in the areas of hypertension, lipids, cardiovascular disease and pharmacoepidemiology. He mentors doctoral students, post-docs, and junior faculty and received both the UAB Graduate School Dean’s Award for Mentoring and President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2015.

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Madeline Gibson

Madeline Gibson, MPH

Research Development
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Madeline Gibson received her MPH in Epidemiology from the University of Texas Health Science Center in 2014. She started at UAB as a research coordinator for the Office of Energetics and Nutrition Obesity Research Center. She later managed the Center for Clinical and Translational Science’s pilot program and oversaw several proof-of-concept projects. She joined the Office of Research in April 2019.

Ananya Bandyopadhyay

Ananya Bandyopadhyay, MPH

Program Manager
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Ananya Bandyopadhyay is a two-time UAB alumna and recently received her MPH in Health Care Organization in 2020. She started at UAB as a student where she cultivated a passion for service, public health, and research. She later helped guide future students to UAB as an Undergraduate Admissions Counselor. She joined the Office of Research in December 2020.

Physical Address:

Ryals Public Health Building (RPHB), Suite 140
1665 University Boulevard
Birmingham, Alabama
35294-0022

Mailing Address:

RPHB 140
1720 2nd Ave S.
Birmingham, AL
35294-0022

Advisory Committee

Kelley Pettee Gabriel

MS, PhD, FACSM, FAHA

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RPHB 230J
(205) 975-7675
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Bertha Hidalgo

PhD, MPH

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RPHB 220D
(205) 975-9264
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George Howard

DrPH

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RPHB 327D
(205) 975-9241
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Suzanne Judd

PhD

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RPHB 327
(205) 975-9187
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Janet M. Turan

PhD

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RPHB 517D
(205) 934-6780
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