Medicine - Preventive Medicine

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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Dongquan Chen M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Director 2011 -

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    Isabel Scarinci-Searles, Associate Director 2012 -

    Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH, is a behavioral scientist with a deep commitment to the elimination of cancer disparities in the U.S. and in low- and middle-income countries. The focus of her work is on the application of behavioral science to public health by promoting behavior change at the population level. Her primary area of interest is cancer prevention and control (including tobacco control) among low-income, racial/ethnic minorities, and immigrant populations (particularly Latinos and Afric...

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    James Shikany Dr.P.H., Associate Director 2018 -

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    Laura Rogers M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.S.M., Associate Director 2018 -

    Dr. Laura Rogers is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also a Senior Scientist in the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Center for Exercise Medicine, and the Cancer Control and Population Science Program of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She completed her MD degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, internal medicine internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia, and a Ma...

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    Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H., Division Director 2009 -

    Dr. Fouad is recognized nationally as a leader in health disparities research and is a member of the NIH National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She is PI on numerous federally funded projects that bring in over $51 million and Co-PI on additional grants worth approximately $20 million. Most of this funding has a common theme of improving health and preventing disease in minorities.

    Dr. Fouad is PI for the CDC-funded center entitled, Racial and Ethnic Approa...

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    Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H., Associate Dean 2014 -

    Dr. Fouad is recognized nationally as a leader in health disparities research and is a member of the NIH National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She is PI on numerous federally funded projects that bring in over $51 million and Co-PI on additional grants worth approximately $20 million. Most of this funding has a common theme of improving health and preventing disease in minorities.

    Dr. Fouad is PI for the CDC-funded center entitled, Racial and Ethnic Approa...

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    Sejong Bae Ph.D., Co-Director 2012 -

    Dr. Bae leads the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Facility at UAB. He leads the biostatistics and bioinformatics core of the Cervical Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence with Johns Hopkins University and the Morehouse School of Medicine/Tuskegee University/UAB CCC Partnership (U54CA118948) and serves as senior biostatistician on numerous projects including Rxr Rexinoids for Cancer Chemoprevention (P01CA210946) and UAB Research Center of E...

  • Faculty Position

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    Andrea Cherrington, Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Caroline Presley, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Carrie Howell, Instructor (P) 2019 -

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    Dongquan Chen M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Ellen Funkhouser Dr.P.H., Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2020 -

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    Gareth Dutton Ph.D., Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Isabel Scarinci-Searles, Professor (P) 2002 -

    Isabel Scarinci, Ph.D., MPH, is a behavioral scientist with a deep commitment to the elimination of cancer disparities in the U.S. and in low- and middle-income countries. The focus of her work is on the application of behavioral science to public health by promoting behavior change at the population level. Her primary area of interest is cancer prevention and control (including tobacco control) among low-income, racial/ethnic minorities, and immigrant populations (particularly Latinos and Afric...

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    James Shikany Dr.P.H., Professor (P) 1996 -

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    Janet Wallace, Associate (P) 1981 -

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    John Ruffin, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Kevin Riggs, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Laura Rogers M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P., F.A.C.S.M., Professor (P) 2018 -

    Dr. Laura Rogers is a Professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is also a Senior Scientist in the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), Center for Exercise Medicine, and the Cancer Control and Population Science Program of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. She completed her MD degree at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, internal medicine internship and residency at the Medical College of Georgia, and a Ma...

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    Lori Bateman, Instructor (P) 2019 -

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    Maria Pisu Ph.D., Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H., Professor (P) 2000 -

    Dr. Fouad is recognized nationally as a leader in health disparities research and is a member of the NIH National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She is PI on numerous federally funded projects that bring in over $51 million and Co-PI on additional grants worth approximately $20 million. Most of this funding has a common theme of improving health and preventing disease in minorities.

    Dr. Fouad is PI for the CDC-funded center entitled, Racial and Ethnic Approa...

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    Monica Baskin Ph.D., Professor (P) 2009 -

    Dr. Baskin is a nationally-renowned health disparities researcher and professor of medicine in the UAB Division of Preventive Medicine. For nearly 20 years, she has led an extensive extramurally-funded research program focused on reducing health disparities in the Deep South among residents of both rural and urban communities and populations across the lifespan. Dr. Baskin’s work has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Robert Wood Johnson...

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    Raegan Durant, Associate Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Renee Desmond D.V.M., Ph.D., Associate Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Robert A. Oster Ph.D., Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Rubindhiran Pillay, Professor (P) 2017 -

    Rubin Pillay is a high performance, versatile and commercially astute healthcare executive offering a twenty eight year career of impressive successes in healthcare as a clinician, academic, leader and innovator/entrepreneur .He is a medical futurist and a Professor of Healthcare Innovation and is currently the Assistant Dean for Global Health Innovation at the School of Medicine, as well as being the Chief Innovation Officer of the Health System at the University of Alabama in Birmingham. He wa...

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    Sara Knight, Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Sejong Bae Ph.D., Professor (P) 2012 -

    Dr. Bae leads the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Facility at UAB. He leads the biostatistics and bioinformatics core of the Cervical Cancer Specialized Programs of Research Excellence with Johns Hopkins University and the Morehouse School of Medicine/Tuskegee University/UAB CCC Partnership (U54CA118948) and serves as senior biostatistician on numerous projects including Rxr Rexinoids for Cancer Chemoprevention (P01CA210946) and UAB Research Center of E...

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    Stefan Kertesz, Professor (P) 2002 -

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    Susan Andreae, Instructor (P) 2018 -

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    Tiffany Carson Ph.D., Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Young-il Kim Ph.D., Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Yu-Mei Schoenberger-Godwin, Assistant Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Yufeng Li Ph.D., Professor (P) 2008 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Cora Lewis M.D., M.S.P.H., Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Deborah Levine, Assistant Professor - Clinical (S) 2007 -

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    Elizabeth Jackson, Professor (S) 2018 -

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    George Howard, Professor (S) 2000 -

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    James Mobley Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2009 -

    Dr. Mobley is considered an expert in proteomics by his peers, and as director of the Mass Spectrometry/Proteomics Shared Facility, continues to focus on clinical and translational proteomics applications, which include statistical analysis of high density 'omics driven data sets, and the use of systems biology applications to uncover biologically relevant pathways. He has nearly 30 years experience in academia and industry, and mass spectrometry has been a intricate part of his work experience ...

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    Joshua Richman M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Nefertiti Durant, Assistant Professor (S) 2006 -

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    Selwyn Vickers M.D., Professor (S) 2013 -

    Selwyn M. Vickers, MD, Senior Vice President of Medicine and Dean of the University of Alabama School of Medicine since October 2013, is a world-renowned surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher, and pioneer in health disparities research. Dr. Vickers is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (Institute of Medicine) and of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars. He has served on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Board of Trustees and Johns Hopkins University Board of Trustees. In addition, ...

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