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Faculty Administrative Position

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    Dina Avery, Coordinator

    Dr. Dina Avery is an Assistant Professor and Director of Research Operations for the UAB School of Nursing, Office of Research and Scholarship. Dr. Avery also has an appointment as an Associate Scientist within the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center. She is Chair of the Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Coalition for the Alabama Department of Public Health (2020-2022). Dr. Avery is the first, elected African American to serve a 2- year term on the Global Board of Directors for...

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    M. Tino Unlap, Program Director

    Dr Unlap received his PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from Kansas State University followed by postdoctoral trainings in Oncology and Behavioral Neurobiology under Drs Andrew Kraft and Richard Jope at the University of Alabama at Birmingham studying the roles that immediate early genes play in the pathogenesis of malignancy and neuronal degeneration, respectively. Dr Unlap was given a faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine where he began his study of the role that the Na+/Ca2+ e...

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    Cameron Sheeler, Associate Professor (P)

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    Dean Juge, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Jian Han, Professor (P)

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    Jonathan Rayner, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Joseph Garner, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Kimberly McCall, Assistant Professor (P)

    Dr. Kimberly McCall received her B.S. Degree in Business Administration and her Masters of Public Administration from Jacksonville State University in Alabama. She has previously worked with the Birmingham City Council as a Committee Assistant with primary responsibility for community engagement in the 7th District and served as Acting Executive Director for the Birmingham Cultural Arts Committee. Dr. McCall later gained employment with the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Grants Administr...

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    M. Tino Unlap, Professor (P)

    Dr Unlap received his PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from Kansas State University followed by postdoctoral trainings in Oncology and Behavioral Neurobiology under Drs Andrew Kraft and Richard Jope at the University of Alabama at Birmingham studying the roles that immediate early genes play in the pathogenesis of malignancy and neuronal degeneration, respectively. Dr Unlap was given a faculty appointment in the Department of Medicine where he began his study of the role that the Na+/Ca2+ e...

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Dina Avery, Assistant Professor (S)

    Dr. Dina Avery is an Assistant Professor and Director of Research Operations for the UAB School of Nursing, Office of Research and Scholarship. Dr. Avery also has an appointment as an Associate Scientist within the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center. She is Chair of the Alabama Comprehensive Cancer Coalition for the Alabama Department of Public Health (2020-2022). Dr. Avery is the first, elected African American to serve a 2- year term on the Global Board of Directors for...

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