Helova Deputy Director, 2021.02

Helova Deputy Director, 2021.02

Dr. Anna Helova named deputy director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health
UAB School of Public Health News, February 2021

“After years of working with Dr. Anna Helova as staff in the Sparkman Center and as a key team member in my global health research studies, I am extremely pleased to recognize and expand her integral role in the Sparkman Center with this Deputy Director appointment,” said Dr. Janet Turan, Director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health.

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Staff on CUGH Committees, 2021.01

Staff on CUGH Committees, 2021.01

Three Sparkman Center Staff selected to serve on CUGH Committees
UAB School of Public Health News, January 2021

Dr. Meredith Gartin, Katie Adams, and Dr. Anna Helova have been chosen to serve on committees within the Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH).

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Budwani-Waters award, 2020.07

Budwani-Waters award, 2020.07

Researchers honored with major prize for work with vulnerable communities in the Caribbean
UAB Reporter, July 2020

Assistant Professor & Director of Sparkman Center Caribbean Projects Henna Budhwani, Ph.D. (pictured), and John Waters, M.D., of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition, received the Robert Carr Research Award at the International AIDS Conference July 8.

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2020 Emory, 2020.03

2020 Emory, 2020.03

International Emory Global Health Case Competition
UAB School of Public Health News, March 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Emory Global Health Case Competition went virtual for the first time. A team of 6 UAB students worked through the case centered on government policies & initiatives for the eradication of measles.

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Pilot Projects Article, 2019.10.02

Pilot Projects Article, 2019.10.02

35,000 miles, $100,000 and 5 paths to global change
UAB Reporter, October 2019

"Five young UAB investigators are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world through a new pilot-funding initiative from UAB’s Sparkman Center for Global Health. Their results then could be applied to improve health in the United States as well."

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Refugee course, 2019.04.08

Refugee course, 2019.04.08

Refugee health course gives students real-life lessons in ‘where they fit in’
UAB Reporter, April 2019

GHS class in Refugee Health provides students a clear-eyed look at the complexities of refugee camps around the world.

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Laura Gilmour non-profit, 2019.04.08

Laura Gilmour non-profit, 2019.04.08

Student’s innovative nonprofit moves from dream to reality
UAB Reporter, April 2019

Laura Gilmour combines an MBA with a graduate certificate in global health to tailor her studies for the start of her new career (and her new nonprofit).

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Samford 2019

Samford 2019

Samford Students Compete in 2019 Statewide Global Health Case Competition
Samford University, April 2019

Samford students share their experiences participating in the 3rd annual Statewide Global Health Case Competition organized by the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

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