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News: NORC Senior Scientist, Beth Lewis, MD, MSPH, named Chair of the UAB Department of Epidemiology

April 3, 2018

Cora E. Lewis, MD MSPH FACP FAHA

UAB’s School of Public Health welcomes Cora Elizabeth (Beth) Lewis, MD, MSPH, as the new Chair of the Department of Epidemiology beginning April 1, 2018. 

News: Chris Radlicz selected as one of ASN’s 2018-2019 Science Policy Fellows

January 29, 2018

Aaron Davis Fobian, PhD
Chris Radlicz, M.S., M.P.H

Chris Radlicz, M.S., M.P.H, former pre-doctoral fellow at the UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center, has been selected as one of ASN’s 2018-2019 Science Policy Fellows. His term will begin on April 1, 2018 and last for one year.

News: Trans-NORC Complimentary Pilot Grant Program

November 28, 2017

Recently the UAB NORC has been awarded a new award to create the “Trans-NORC Complimentary Pilot Grant” program, the goals of which are to:

News: Study finds dieting combined with high-intensity exercise helpful in reducing risk of weight regain

November 15, 2017
by Tiffany Westry Womack

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that combining a calorie-restricted diet with high-intensity interval training could be a solution for reducing weight regain after weight loss.

News: Associations between neighborhood socioeconomic environment and physical activity in Cuban immigrants

November 02, 2017

Olivia Affuso, PhD
Olivia Affuso, PhD

Few longitudinal studies have examined the association between neighborhood socioeconomic (SES) environment and change in physical activity behaviors. Additionally, few studies have examined this association in immigrant groups or Hispanic subgroups such as Cubans.

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