Lister Hill Center for Health Policy



Faculty Administrative Position

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    Suzanne Judd, Director

    Dr. Suzanne Judd is the Director of the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy and a Professor in the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She received her PhD in Nutrition Sciences from Emory University where she led two vitamin D clinical trials. Dr. Judd is multiple PI on both the REGARDS and RURAL cohort studies which are large NIH funded epidemiological cohort studies seeking to understand disparities in chronic disease in the United States. Her experience in...

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    Bisakha Sen, Scholar (C)

    Dr Bisakha (Pia) Sen is tenured Professor and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Endowed Chair in Health Economics. Her primary interest is investigating the determinants of health for vulnerable populations, with a focus on the role of policy and interventions at institutional, state and federal levels. Particularly, she has developed an extensive research agenda focusing on health outcomes among Alabama residents, with funding support from Alabama Medicaid and Alabama Children's Health Insurance Progr...

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    David Becker, Associate Scholar (C)

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    Gregg Gilbert, Senior Scholar (C)

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    Haiyan Qu PhD, BSN, Scholar (C)

    Haiyan Qu, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. Dr. Qu has taught quantitative research methods in M.S. in Health Administration Program for 12 years, and quantitative methods in M.S. in Health Informatics Program for six years.

    She has been an investigator and methodologist for 29 research projects. Her research interests focus on health disparities. She has published articles in Journal of Genera...

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    Patricia Drentea, Associate Scientist (C)

    Professor of Sociology

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    Peter Ginter, Senior Scholar (C)

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