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Our Team
Our Team of faculty, staff, and students works to keep the Sparkman Center continuously moving toward our mission to contribute to solutions of health problems in low-resource settings through undergraduate and graduate-level public health education, research, and training programs. Read more about who we are and what we do here.
External Advisory Committee
The Sparkman Center's External Advisory Committee is comprised of 6 members with unique global health experiences who come together to support the center's strategic vision and to provide counsel. Read more about the members and their roles here.
Sparkman Scholars
Sparkman Scholars are current UAB faculty members working in global health. They represent a variety of disciplines & interests from schools across UAB. Read more about the network and see the full list of current Scholars here.
Sparkman Fellows
Sparkman Fellows are current UAB students selected for an academic year-long program in which they are paired with a mentor (current Sparkman Scholar) who supports and guides them in their exploration of global health research, practice, and leadership. Learn more about the program and see current and past Fellows cohorts here.
Student Groups
UAB is lucky to have various student-led organizations on campus that focus on different aspects of global health. These groups are a great way for students to start their global health involvement while on campus and learn more about what a career in global health might mean. Explore the various student organizations here.