Health Care Organization & Policy

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Becker, David, Vice Chairperson 2015 -

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    Wingate, Martha, Vice Chairperson 2017 -

    Dr. Martha S. Wingate (DrPH, MPH, UAB; BS, Birmingham-Southern College) is a Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy. She teaches courses in public health systems, maternal and child health, leadership, and perinatal health issues. Dr. Wingate serves as the Director of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Concentration. She also serves as the Director of the HRSA-funded Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice.

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    Wingate, Martha, Interim Department Chairperson 2018 -

    Dr. Martha S. Wingate (DrPH, MPH, UAB; BS, Birmingham-Southern College) is a Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy. She teaches courses in public health systems, maternal and child health, leadership, and perinatal health issues. Dr. Wingate serves as the Director of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Concentration. She also serves as the Director of the HRSA-funded Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice.

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  • Faculty Position

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    Badham, Amy, Instructor (P) 2014 -

    Serves as the Office of Service Learning and Undergraduate at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

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    Becker, David, Associate Professor (P) 2005 -

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    Bronstein, Janet, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2016 -

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    Budhwani, Henna, Assistant Professor (P) 2013 -

    I am a public health scholar and social scientist who conducts studies designed to reduce health disparities, improve health equity, and inform thoughtful policy that is good for humanity in resource-constrained settings, both in the United States and abroad. My scholarship focuses heavily on understanding behaviors of underserved - often stigmatized - populations that are at high-risk for experiencing discrimination, including but not limited to sexual and gender minorities, religious minoritie...

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    Davis, Sara, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Donnelly-Bensalah, Kathleen, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Duncan, W, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2008 -

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    Elliott, Elizabeth, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Fifolt, Matthew, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Matthew Fifolt, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health. Dr. Fifolt is Principal Investigator for the Alabama Statewide Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Program; Nurse Education, Practice, Quality, and Retention (NEPQR) Program; Alabama Child Health Improvement Alliance (ACHIA); and the Alabama Center for Improving Health of People with Disabilities. Additionally, Dr. Fifolt serve...

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    Ford, Eric, Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Gallagher, Kathleen, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Ginter, Peter, Professor (P) 1997 -

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    Hites PhD, MEd, MS, Lisle, Associate Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Kern, Donald, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2009 -

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    Kirby, Russell, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2009 -

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    Klapow, Joshua, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

    Joshua C. Klapow is a licensed clinical psychologist and Chief Behavioral Scientist for ChipRewards, a health engagement technology company. He is also an Associate Professor of Public Health at The University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Klapow is the author of more than 100 professional articles, abstracts, and book chapters in the area of behavioral medicine and health psychology. Dr. Klapow is also the author of “Living SMART: 5 Essential Skills to Change Your Health Habits Forever” a con...

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    Kristensen, Sibylle, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Kulczycki Ph.D., Andrzej, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Mennemeyer, Stephen, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2017 -

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    Michael III, Max, Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Morrisey, Michael, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2014 -

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    Mwenja, Cynthia, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Nelson III, Leonard, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Preskitt, Julie, Associate Professor (P) 2010 -

    Julie Preskitt, MSOT, MPH, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Maternal and Child Health Concentration, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s School of Public Health (UAB-SOPH). Dr. Preskitt holds a PhD in public administration and public policy at Auburn University; a master’s of public health in maternal and child health from UAB-SOPH; and a master’s of science in occupational therapy from UAB School of Health Professions. Prior to jo...

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    Rucks, Andrew, Professor (P) 2004 -

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    Sen, Bisakha, Professor (P) 2002 -

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    Spear, Bonnie, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Turan, Janet, Professor (P) 2011 -

    Dr. Janet Turan is a Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the UAB School of Public Health. Dr. Turan's main research interests are in the topic area of maternal and child health (MCH) in low-resource settings of both developing and developed countries. Over the course of her research career, she has used both quantitative and qualitative research methods to examine factors related to the promotion of MCH in diverse settings including Turkey, Jordan, Italy, Eritr...

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    White, Kari, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Wingate, Martha, Professor (P) 2005 -

    Dr. Martha S. Wingate (DrPH, MPH, UAB; BS, Birmingham-Southern College) is a Professor in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy. She teaches courses in public health systems, maternal and child health, leadership, and perinatal health issues. Dr. Wingate serves as the Director of the Maternal and Child Health (MCH) Policy and Leadership Concentration. She also serves as the Director of the HRSA-funded Center of Excellence in MCH Education, Science, and Practice.

    She has ...

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    Yeager, Valerie, Instructor - Research (P) 2011 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Hall, Allyson, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Hearld, Kristine, Assistant Professor (S) 2014 -

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    Hernandez, S, Assistant Professor (S) 1982 -

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    Ivankova PhD, Nataliya, Associate Professor (S) 2008 -

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    Lemak, Christy, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Mehta, Tapan, Assistant Professor (S) 2013 -

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    Pisu Ph.D., Maria, Associate Professor (S) 2018 -

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Kattih, Nour, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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    Rogers, April, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

  • Past Position At Uab

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    Blackburn, Justin, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P) 2018 -

  • Organization Within