• Dr. Lonnie Hannon is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the UAB School of Public Health. Dr.Hannon is an experienced researcher and educator. His interests include the cultural, political, and economic factors that shape society. His specific area of study examines the effects of legacy-based housing policy on neighborhood development and community empowerment. He has received over one million dollars in grant funding to stimulate community engagement. His recent peer reviewed articles discuss innovative dissemination strategies and community empowerment. Dr. Hannon serves on the Board of Directors for the Birmingham Land Bank Authority and the Southside Baseball Association.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2020 A Qualitative Assessment of the Living Donor Navigator Program to Identify Core Competencies and Promising Practices for Implementation 2020
    2020 Enhanced Advocacy and Health Systems Training through Patient Navigation Increases Access to Living-donor Kidney TransplantationTransplantation.  122-129. 2020
    2019 How to empower a community? Helping communities take control of their health destinyPreventive Medicine Reports.  13:166-169. 2019
    2017 Policy outcomes, investment in human capital, and African American economic well-beingJournal of Urban Affairs.  39:122-134. 2017
    2016 Surrounding Community Residents’ Expectations of HOPE VI for Their Community, Health and Physical Activity 2016
    2016 IMMIGRANT RIGHTS IN A DEEP SOUTH CITY: The Effects of Anti-Immigrant Legislation on Black Elite Opinion in Birmingham, AlabamaDu Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race.  13:139-157. 2016
    2015 The influence of HOPE VI neighborhood revitalization on neighborhood-based physical activity: A mixed-methods approachSocial Science and Medicine.  139:90-99. 2015
    2012 The influence of community and the built environment on physical activityJournal of Aging and Health.  24:384-406. 2012
    2012 Housing, the Neighborhood Environment, and Physical Activity among Older African Americans.Journal of health disparities research and practice.  5:27-41. 2012
    2011 The defining moment: Children's conceptualization of race and experiences with racial discriminationEthnic and Racial Studies.  34:662-682. 2011
    2011 Using nominal technique to inform a sexual health program for black youthAmerican Journal of Health Behavior.  35:664-673. 2011
    2009 Barriers to early detection and treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma in African American men 2009

    Teaching Overview

  • Public Health and Society, PUH 499 UAB Health Behavior
    Health Place and Society, PUH 695 UAB Health Behavior
    Urban Society, UAB Department of Sociology
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Social or Behavioral Sciences in Sociology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2007
  • Bachelor of Social or Behavioral Science in History, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Full Name

  • Lonnie Hannon