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Dr. Allison named to endowed professorship in public health

February 06, 2012

David B. Allison, Ph.D.
David B. Allison, Ph.D.

David B. Allison, Ph.D., Director of the  Nutrition Obesity Research Center, Director of the Office of Energetics was appointed to the Quetelet Endowed Professorship in Public Health in the UAB School of Public Health  by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees during its meeting Feb. 3, 2012.

Allison was recruited to UAB in 2001 and founded the Section on Statistical Genetics in the Department of Biostatistics the same year. In 2011, he was appointed the school’s associate dean for science and named the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.