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UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research (T32HL105349)

TRAINEES

Fourth Year

  • Camille Schneider, RD, MS (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    415 Webb Nutrition Sciences Building
    1675 University Blvd.
    Birmingham, AL 35294
    Phone: (205) 934-3006
    E-mail: cschneid@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Timothy Nagy, PhD; Co-Mentors: Paula Chandler-Laney, PhD and José Fernández, PhD

Third Year

  • Matthew Cole Ainsworth, MS (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Health Education and Health Promotion
    Ryals Public Health Building, Room 227
    University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    Office: (205) 492-0100
    E-mail: ainswrth@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Laura Rogers, MD; Co-Mentors: Dori Pekmezi, PhD; Casey Morrow, PhD
  • Jennifer A. Davis (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Genetics, Genomics, and Bioinformatics Graduate Program
    Sparks Center, 721
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    E-mail: davis118@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Martin Young, PhD; Co-Mentors: Karen Gamble, PhD; David Allison, PhD
  • Mary Neslund Latimer, MS (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Biological Sciences; Focus: Nutritional Physiology
    Campbell Hall, 173
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    Phone: 205-934-9684
    E-mail: mnlat@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Steven Austad, PhD; Co-Mentors: Robert Sorge, PhD; Peggy Biga, PhD

Second Year

  • Rachel A. Harley, MS (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Nutrition Sciences
    1675 University Blvd, WEBB 508
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    E-mail: rharley@uab.edu.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Timothy R. Nagy, PhD; Co-Mentors: Eric P. Plaisance, PhD and Jose R. Fernandez, PhD
  • Rachael Miller Orlandella (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Cancer Biology Track
    WTI 301
    1824 6th Ave South
    The University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, AL 35233
    E-mail: rorlande@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Lyse Norian, PhD; Co-Mentors: José Fernández, PhD; Laura Rogers, MD
  • Mary Katherine Osborn Ray (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Psychology, Behavioral Neurobiology Track
    Campbell Hall, Room 323
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35233
    E-mail: mkosborn@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Kevin Fontaine, PhD; Co-Mentors: Mary Boggiano, PhD; Alan Eberhardt, PhD; Taraneh Soleymani, MD

First Year

  • Valene Garr Barry (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Nutrition Sciences
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    E-mail: vgarr@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Barbara Gower PhD; Co-Mentors: Courtney Peterson PhD, Olivia Affuso PhD, and Paula Chandler- Laney, PhD
  • Christian E. Behrens Jr. (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Nutrition Sciences
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    E-mail: behrensc@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Jose Fernandez, PhD, Co-Mentors: Gordon Fisher, PhD, and Brenda Bertrand, PhD
  • Makenzie Louise Callahan, MS, RDN (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Nutrition Sciences
    1720 Second Avenue South
    Birmingham, AL 35294
    E-mail: mlc17@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Dr. Timothy Garvey; Co-Mentors: Dr. Paula Chandler-Laney and Dr. Jose Fernandez
  • Shelly R Nason (Full Biography)
    Pre-doctoral Fellow
    UAB Pre-Doctoral Training in Obesity-Related Research
    Department of Medicine
    Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism
    University of Alabama at Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama 35294
    E-mail: shnason@uab.edu
    • Primary Mentor: Julie Locher, PhD; Co-Mentors: Kirk Habegger, PhD and Jose Fernandez, PhD

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