Population Health Plug-In
Population Health Plug-InJun 17, 2019
HIV/AIDS: Testing, Treatment, and Care in Panama
December is HIV/AIDS Awareness Month, and as part of raising awareness of the issue, Dr. Ana Belén Araúz, a physician specializing in Infectious Diseases at Hospital Santo Tomas in Panama recently visited UAB. While she was here, we interviewed her to learn more about HIV/AIDS testing, treatment, and care in her home country.
Meet Jeff Burrowes, (SOPH ’15) Alum and Emergency Preparedness Analyst at the U.S. Senate
Listen in as Jeff Burrowes shares his story of how his career has evolved and lessons learned during his journey.
Ending Homelessness In Birmingham, AL
Carrie Leland, Executive Director of Pathways, joins us to discuss the organization’s mission of empowering women and children to end homelessness in Birmingham Alabama.
Lessons from the Love Canal
In the spring of 1978, when she was just 27 years old, Lois Gibbs discovered that her home and those of her neighbors in Love Canal were sitting next to 20,000 tons of toxic chemicals. Ms. Gibbs brought public attention to the environmental crisis in Love Canal. She helped organize the Love Canal Homeowners Association and after a 2 year struggle, her efforts led to the relocation of over 800 residents and forced the government and companies responsible for the toxic waste to clean up the area. Ms. Gibbs share lessons learned from Love Canal and her current work with the Center for Health, Environment and Justice.
Promoting Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Among Latina Immigrants in Alabama
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for this month, we would like to highlight the work of Sowing the Seeds of Health, a unique community-based education program at the UAB Cancer Center led by Dr. Scarinci, Professor in the Division of Preventative Medicine at UAB and Associate Director for Globalization and Cancer Disparities at the Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The Hidden Dangers of e-cigarettes and vaping
Dr. Susan Walley joins us to discuss the recent outbreak of deaths and severe lung injury among users of e-cigarettes and vaping products.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Ties with the Republic of Panama
UAB’s Assistant Director of Historical Collections and University Archivist sat down to share some of the historical connections and ties between Alabama, UAB, and the Republic of Panama dating back over 100 years.
Alzheimer's and Brain Disease
In this episode, we learn more about Alzheimer's and the work of Alzheimer's of Central Alabama from the organization's executive director, Miller Piggott.
Dr. Michele Kong is the co-founder of KultureCity, a nonprofit that raises not only awareness, but promotes a community-shifting acceptance of children with autism. She is here to talk with us about rethinking accessibility and explain how KultureCity is creating a community of acceptance and inclusion for all individuals with unique disabilities.
One Health: The Intersection of Human Health, Animal and Environmental Health
Chemical Warfare: Now & Then; Near & Far
A Brief History of Chemical Warfare Agents, Challenges in Response, and Lessons Learned.
The Flu Vaccine
Samuelson Lecture - The End of US Health Policy
Microplastics and Pollution Along the Gulf Coast
Vaping and Electronic Cigarettes (E-Cigarettes)
Alabama Department of Public Health