Epidemiology

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Carson, April, Associate Dean 2018 -

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    Garrison, Carol, President 2002 -

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    Howard, Virginia, Director 2013 -

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    Lewis M.D., M.S.P.H., Cora, Department Chairperson 2018 -

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    McGwin, Gerald, Vice Chairperson 1998 -

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    Muntner, Paul, Vice Chairperson 2014 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Affuso, Olivia, Associate Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Aslibekyan, Stella, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Austin, Suzanne, Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Bray, Molly, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Carson, April, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Garrison, Carol, Professor (P) 2002 -

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    Glasser, Stephen, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Go, Rodney, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2008 -

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    Griffin, Russell, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Hardy, Shakia, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Hidalgo, Bertha, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Howard, Virginia, Professor (P) 1999 -

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    Irvin, Marguerite, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Jolly, Pauline, Professor (P) 2003 -

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    King, William, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2016 -

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    Levitan, Emily, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Levy Ph.D., Shawn, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2010 -

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

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    Litton, Allison, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Martin, Kimberly Daniella, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    McGwin, Gerald, Professor (P) 1998 -

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    Muntner, Paul, Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Ojesina M.D., Ph.D., Akinyemi, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Padilla, Luz, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Roseman, Jeffrey, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2015 -

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    Sathiakumar M.D., Dr.P.H., Nalini, Professor (P) 1998 -

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    Shrestha Ph.D., Sadeep, Associate Professor (P) 2005 -

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    Waterbor M.D., Dr.P.H., John, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Wilson, Craig, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2018 -

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    Wright, Nicole, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Yun Ph.D., Huifeng, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

    I am an associate professor in the department of Epidemiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). After working as a statistician/epidemiologist, I have accumulated more than 10 years of experience in the study design, analysis, and methodological development using a variety of data system, including electronic medical records, Medicare, Medicaid, SEER, commercial administrative data, and patient surveys. At the same time, I have established strong collaboration with experts on a v...

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    Zhi, Degui, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Aslibekyan, Stella, Associate Professor - Adjunct (S) 2018 -

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    Burkholder, Greer, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Curtis MD, MS, MPH, Jeffrey, Associate Professor (S) 2010 -

    Dr. Jeffrey R Curtis is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Curtis received a Medical Degree (MD) and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Oregon Health & Sciences University in Portland, OR. He subsequently completed a residency in internal medicine at Oregon Health & Science University and a fellowship in rheumatology at UAB. He completed a graduate program in Clinical Informatics at Stanfo...

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    Fine, Philip, Professor (S) 2017 -

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    Funkhouser Dr.P.H., Ellen, Associate Professor (S) 2007 -

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    Geisler, William, Professor (S) 2006 -

    Dr. Geisler is a magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and completed his doctor of medicine degree at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. He later earned a master of public health degree in epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine in Seattle. Following an internal medicine internship and residency at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Dr. Geisler served a fellowship at the Division of...

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    Gutierrez, Orlando, Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Kempf PhD, MPH, Mirjam-Colette, Professor (S) 2017 -

    Dr. Mirjam-Colette Kempf has a broad background in infectious diseases, epidemiology and behavioral sciences. Her previous research has focused on HIV health services and outcomes research with particular emphasis on psychosocial barriers of access to care and health care disparities among HIV-infected women living in the rural South. She is the Co-PI for the NIH-funded UAB-MS Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS) site, a member of the National WIHS cohort investigating the HIV epidemic in Women ...

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    Limdi, Nita, Professor (S) 2015 -

    Dr. Limdi is a clinical pharmacist and epidemiologist with significant expertise in pharmacogenomics and pharmacoepidemiology, from research and discovery to its application and implementation in clinical practice. Her research portfolio encompasses studies with both observational and a clinical trial designs and is focused on understanding the multiple factors that influence drug efficacy and safety, specifically anticoagulant and antiplatelet response. An established investigator in the field ...

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    MacLennan, Paul, Associate Professor (S) 2017 -

    Dr. Paul MacLennan is an epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, where he is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Associate Director of Transplant Analytics, Informatics & Quality. His experience includes collaborations with researchers with diverse interests, including occupational exposures and mortality/cancer, health disparities, diabetes and vision, healthcare utilization, geriatric epidemiology, injury and trauma and solid organ transplantation. He currently serves as a...

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    Malone, Laurie, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

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    McDonald, Merry-Lynn, Assistant Professor (S) 2017 -

    Dr. McDonald is the Director of Integrative 'Omics and an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. She is a genetic epidemiologist with interests in the analysis of complex traits and diseases including COPD, cachexia, sarcopenia, osteoarthritis and smoking behaviors such as menthol. Her lab is involved with some of the most cutting-edge studies including the Million Veterans Program (MVP) and the Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (T...

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    McKnight, Jerry, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Morgan, Douglas, Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Muzny, Christina, Associate Professor (S) 2019 -

    Dr. Christina Muzny obtained her medical degree at the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center College of Medicine. She subsequently completed an internal medicine residency and an infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center prior to joining the infectious diseases faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2010. Dr. Muzny currently has a K23 career development award from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to study th...

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    Parcak, Sarah, Assistant Professor (S) 2007 -

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    Rodriguez, Martin, Assistant Professor (S) 2011 -

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    Saag M.D., Michael, Professor (S) 2009 -

    I am Associate Dean for Global Health in the School of Medicine, Director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research and a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. I am also the principal investigator of the CFAR Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS), an NIAID-funded National Network of EMR-collected clinical data at 8 CFAR centers that are merged for the purposes of clinical research. I am the founding director of the UAB 1917 HIV Clinic, which has pioneered treatment pro...

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    Saag, Kenneth, Professor (S) 2006 -

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    Schwebke, Jane, Professor (S) 2003 -

    Dr. Jane Schwebke is a Professor of Medicine who also has a joint appointment in Epidemiology in the UAB School of Public Health and serves as Medical Director of the Jefferson County Department of Health STD Clinic.

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    Shikany Dr.P.H., James, Professor (S) 2008 -

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    Singh, Jasvinder, Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Tang Ph.D., Jianming, Professor (S) 2016 -

    As an immunologist by training, my ongoing research focuses on immunogenetic factors in several infectious diseases, especially HIV/AIDS.

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    Turan, Janet, Professor (S) 2019 -

    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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    Yusuf Ph.D., Nabiha, Associate Professor (S) 2017 -

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