Biomedical & Health Sciences MS Program

Academic Department


Faculty Administrative Position

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    Jorge Lopez, Co-Director

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    Mark Bevensee, Co-Director

  • Faculty Position

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    Jorge Lopez, Associate Professor (P)

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    Kristen Bowen, Instructor (P)

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    Mamie Coats, Associate Professor (P)

    Dr. Mamie T. Coats obtained her B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana. She obtained a Ph.D. in Microbiology for the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama. She remained at UAB for her post-doctoral studies.

    Dr. Coats’ research focuses on pneumococcal biofilms and animal models of pneumococcal disease relevant to children.

    Streptococcus pneumoniae remains a major causative agent of community-acquired pneumonia, ...

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    Matthew Madison, Assistant Professor (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Carmel McNicholas-Bevensee, Associate Professor (S)

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    Mark Bevensee, Professor (S)

  • Organization Within