• Anne E. Brisendine, DrPH MPH CHES is an Assistant Professor of Public Health Practice in the Department of Health Care Organization and Policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health, and she serves as the Science Director of the Applied Evaluation and Assessment Collaborative. She received her DrPH and MPH degrees from the UAB School of Public Health before completing a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics and Department of Psychology as a Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and related Disabilities (LEND) trainee . She received her BA in American Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University. Dr. Brisendine has a background in interdisciplinary research, strategic management, and publishing, which allows her to be an effective communicator of research and policy to a variety of audiences. Her research and scholarly practice focus on a variety of topics including autism spectrum disorders, developmental monitoring in Early Head Starts, statewide systems development in education and health, early childhood mental health, and perinatal epidemiology.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2021 Testing a Tailored Social-Ecological Model for Autism Spectrum DisordersMaternal and Child Health Journal.  25:956-966. 2021
    2020 The weathering hypothesis and stillbirth: racial disparities across the life spanEthnicity and Health.  25:354-366. 2020
    2020 Infant Mortality among Adolescent Mothers in the United States: A 5-Year Analysis of Racial and Ethnic Disparities 2020
    2018 Why Is the U.S. Preterm Birth Rate So Much Higher Than the Rates in Canada, Great Britain, and Western Europe?International Journal of Health Services.  48:622-640. 2018
    2017 Disparities in Infant Mortality by Race Among Hispanic and Non-Hispanic InfantsMaternal and Child Health Journal.  21:1581-1588. 2017
    2016 Disparities in Prenatal Care Utilization Among U.S. Versus Foreign-Born Women with Chronic ConditionsJournal of Immigrant and Minority Health.  epub. 2016


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    2016 Perinatal Epidemiology.  442-448. 2016

    Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2017
  • Master of Public Health in Maternal and Child Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2013
  • Bachelor of Arts in American / United States Studies / Civilization, Barnard College 2009
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham Psychology, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2018
  • Full Name

  • Anne Brisendine