Environmental Health Sciences

Academic Department

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Ginter, Peter, Interim Department Chairperson 2018 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Alexander, Susan, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Allen, Shauntice, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Allen has over 10 years of experience with health education program design, implementation and evaluation with multi-disciplinary and complex partnerships. She has an extensive track record of working with minority, under served and vulnerable populations. Along with her experience in both traditional classroom and innovative study investigations, Dr. Allen has strong writing, research and analytical skills. As an Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences, I teach and conduct rese...

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    Balanay, Jo Anne, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Chalbot, Marie Cecile, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Davis, Gerard, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Dickinson Ph.D., Dale, Associate Professor (P) 2003 -

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    Fanucchi, Michelle, Associate Professor (P) 2007 -

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    Floyd, Evan, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Gohlke, Julia, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Karimi, Maryam, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Kavouras, Ilias, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Lungu, Claudiu, Associate Professor (P) 2005 -

    Dr. Lungu is an environmental health scientist with background in Physics and nuclear material's engineering. He received a Bachelor of Science in Physics and MS in Nuclear Materials Engineering from University of Bucharest in 1983, received MS in Physics (1994), and Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences from University of South Carolina in 1998. Currently an Associate professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health and Mechanical Engineering (secondary) at...

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    McCormick, Lisa, Associate Professor (P) 2018 -

    Dr. Lisa C. McCormick (DrPH, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BS, University of Southern Mississippi) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UAB School of Public Health.

    Dr. McCormick is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice for the UAB School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. McCormick is the Director of the Deep South Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Worker Training Program, the Lead Evaluator for the Region IV ...

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    Oestenstad, Riedar, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Oh, Jonghwa, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Richard, Max, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 1979 -

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    Zierold, Kristina, Associate Professor (P) 2018 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Antony M.D., Veena, Professor (S) 2010 -

    Dr. Antony is Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Antony's medical training began at Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India. Following medical school, Dr. Antony progressed to an internship and residency at New York's Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Following her Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training in the University of Colorado's School of Medicine, Dr. Antony worked in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado Health S...

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    Bailey, Shannon, Associate Professor (S) 2012 -

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    Ballinger Ph.D., Scott, Professor (S) 2004 -

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    Barnes Ph.D., Stephen, Professor (S) 1987 -

    Dr. Barnes was trained in Chemistry and Biochemistry in the UK. He joined UAB in 1977 and pursued research on bile acids and latterly polyphenols, particularly soy isoflavones. He was promoted to Associate Professor (with tenure) in 1985 and Full Professor in 1994. He has received NIH support from several areas to pursue the conjugation of bile acids, the chemistry, biochemistry and physiology of polyphenols, the underlying chemistry of lens cataracts and the use of omics approaches in biomedica...

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    Darley-Usmar Ph.D., Victor, Professor (S) 2004 -

    Victor Darley-Usmar received his Ph.D. at the University of Essex in England and then moved to the University of Oregon as a Post-Doctoral Fellow to pursue his interests in the structure and function of mitochondrial proteins in human disease. After a period as a lecturer in Japan and ten years as a Research Scientist in Burroughs Wellcome in London he joined UAB to establish his own research group in the Department of Pathology in 1995. He has received multiple awards for training and mentorin...

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    Elmets M.D., Craig, Professor (S) 2000 -

    Dr. Elmets major research interests focus on environmental influences on the skin and on the immune system. His research has investigated how ultraviolet light and other environmental agents interact with immunological function of the skin. Initial studies in mice showed that in vivo exposure of murine skin produced a local deficiency in the antigen presenting function of skin, thereby resulting in the preferential generation of antigen specific regulatory T-cells. Studies examining the mechanis...

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    Liu M.D., Ph.D., Rui-Ming, Professor (S) 2014 -

    Dr. Rui-Ming Liu received her M.D. and PhD (in Toxicology) degrees from Tongji Medical University, Wuhan, China. She is an American Board of Toxicology certified Toxicologist. Dr. Liu joined the UAB School of Public Health in 1999 as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2005. In 2014, Dr. Liu was promoted to Professor with tenure and moved from School of Public Health to School of Medicine, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division.

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    Matalon, Sadis, Professor (S) 2004 -

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    Parcak, Sarah, Assistant Professor (S) 2007 -

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    Patel Ph.D., Rakesh, Professor (S) 2004 -

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    Raju, S.Vamsee, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

    S. Vamsee Raju, B.Pharm, PhD. is an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham. He received his Pharmacy degree from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2005. In 2011, he graduated with a PhD in Genetics from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans.

    His graduate research identified two entirely new mechanisms by which alcohol affects innate airway defenses to cause lung infections. Dr. Raju then went on to comple...

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    Singh Ph.D., Keshav, Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Thomas, Vinoy, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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