Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Lisa C. McCormick (DrPH, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BS, University of Southern Mississippi) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UAB School of Public Health.

    Dr. McCormick is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice for the UAB School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. McCormick is the Lead Evaluator for the Region IV Public Health Training Center, Director of the Research Education Core for the UAB CounterACT Research Center of Excellence in Arsenicals, Director of the Research Experience Training Coordination Core for the UAB Superfund Research Center, and an Investigator with Live HealthSmart Alabama. Dr. McCormick's research and scholarship focus on program evaluation, training outcomes, and public health preparedness.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Infectious Disease Hospital Preparedness: Lessons Learned from the 2019 Measles OutbreakDisaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness2021
    2021 Practice Transformation in HIV Primary Care: Perspectives of Coaches and Champions in the Southeast United StatesJournal of Primary Care and Community Health.  12. 2021
    2021 Using Interprofessional Simulation to Enhance Student Knowledge and Promote Collaborative Practice in Disaster ManagementPedagogy in Health Promotion2021
    2020 Connecting Public Health Students to Rural and Underserved Areas: Promoting Health Equity Through Field Placement ExperiencesHealth Promotion Practice.  21:535-543. 2020
    2020 Advancing Public Health Education Through Place-Based Learning: “On the Road in the Deep South”Pedagogy in Health Promotion.  6:102-112. 2020
    2020 The future of the environmental health professionAmerican Journal of Public Health.  110:297-298. 2020
    2019 Life after Trauma: A Survey of Level 1 Trauma Centers Regarding Posttraumatic Stress Disorder and Acute Stress Disorder 2019
    2019 The search for environmental justice: The story of north BirminghamInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  16. 2019
    2019 Using simulation to teach biosafety and interprofessional principles to underrepresented students interested in healthcare professionsJournal of Best Practices in Health Professions Diversity.  12:46-57. 2019
    2017 Distance Education And Learning: An Innovative Approach to Extending Workforce Training CapacityPedagogy in Health Promotion.  3:40S-46S. 2017
    2017 Enhancing Public Health Practice Through a Regional Student Field Placement ProgramPedagogy in Health Promotion.  3:73S-80S. 2017
    2017 Strategic Approach to Assess Training Needs Across a Diverse RegionPedagogy in Health Promotion.  3:28S-34S. 2017
    2017 Mississippi Medical Reserve Corps: Moving Mississippi from Emergency Planning to Response ReadyJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  23:47-53. 2017
    2017 The Fragile Balance of Community-Based Health Care: One Community's United Response When the HIV/AIDS Primary Care Safety Net FailedJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  23:507-514. 2017
    2016 Adaptation and Implementation of an Intervention to Reduce HIV-Related Stigma Among Healthcare Workers in the United States: Piloting of the FRESH WorkshopAIDS Patient Care and STDS.  30:519-527. 2016
    2016 Strengthening Emergency Preparedness in Higher Education through Hazard Vulnerability AnalysisCollege & University Journal.  91:61-68. 2016
    2016 HIV-Related Stigma Among Healthcare Providers in the Deep SouthAIDS and Behavior.  20:115-125. 2016
    2015 Mental health consequences of chemical and radiologic emergencies: A systematic reviewEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America.  33:197-211. 2015
    2014 A Regional Public Health Field Placement Program: Making an IMPACTHealth Promotion Practice.  15. 2014
    2014 Planning and executing complex large-scale exercisesJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  20. 2014
    2014 The effects of the April 2011 Tornado outbreak on personal preparedness in Jefferson County, AlabamaJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  20:424-431. 2014
    2013 Radiological emergency preparedness: A survey of nuclear medicine technologists in the united statesJournal of Nuclear Medicine Technology.  41:223-230. 2013
    2013 Measuring levels of citizen public health emergency preparedness, Jefferson County, AlabamaJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  19:266-273. 2013
    2013 A cross-sectional analysis of nuclear medicine technologists in the US concerning radiological emergency preparednessJournal of Nuclear Medicine.  54. 2013
    2013 Environmental public health online course (EPHOC) series: Are we making a difference?Journal of Environmental Health.  75:52-53. 2013
    2012 Radiological preparedness-awareness and attitudes: A crosssectional survey of emergency medicine residents and physicians at three academic institutions in the United States 2012
    2010 The nature of the public health emergency preparedness literature 2000-2008: A quantitative analysisJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  16:441-449. 2010
    2009 Pandemic influenza preparedness: Bridging public health academia and practicePublic Health Reports.  124:344-349. 2009
    2007 Expanding the public health emergency preparedness competency set to meet specialized local and evolving national needs: A needs assessment and training approachJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  13:497-505. 2007
    2007 Effective media communication of disasters: Pressing problems and recommendationsBMC Public Health.  7. 2007
    2007 Organizing emergency preparedness within United States public health departmentsPublic Health.  121:241-250. 2007
    2006 Creating a regional pediatric medical disaster preparedness network: Imperative and issuesMaternal and Child Health Journal.  10:391-396. 2006
    2006 Effective response to large-scale disasters: The need for high-reliability preparedness networksInternational Journal of Mass Emergencies and Disasters.  24:331-349. 2006

    Book

    Year Title Altmetric
    2005 Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response 2005
    2005 Emergency responder training manual for the hazardous materials technician 2005
    1999 Effective Safety and Health Training 1999

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    2013 Internal Contamination with Polonium 210: A case study 2013
    2013 Preparedness: An Evolving External Issue for Health Care Organizations in the 21st Century 2013

    Research Overview

  • Dr. McCormick's primary research interests are focused on public health preparedness and response, the organization of response systems, and assessing interorganizational networks as a dimension of response capacity. She has also conducted research on preparedness education training programs and expanding emergency preparedness competencies, public health workforce development, and HIV-related stigma among healthcare workers. Dr. McCormick has also worked with both state and local health departments on program evaluation.
  • Principal Investigator On

  • ADPH Preparedness Training Proposal  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • AFC Hazmat Worker Health and Safety Training Cooperative Agreement (U45)  awarded by ALABAMA FIRE COLLEGE AND PERSONNEL STANDARDS COMMISSION
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Leadership Institute  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Preparedness Training Proposal  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Alabama Department of Public Health Training Contract  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Alabama Public Health Training Center (AL PHTC)  awarded by Health Resources and Services Administration/DHHS
  • Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control Teaching and Technical Assistance  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Development of Patient Intake and Tracking & Public Health EOC Demobilization Plans  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Immunization Mobile Application Development  awarded by Emory University
  • Initial Medical Management of Radiation Injuries Course Proposal  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • National Level Exercise Logistics  awarded by MISSISSIPPI STATE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
  • Needs Assessment to Inform and Process for Monitoring the Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan Proposal  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Pediatric Trauma and Disaster Course  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Evaluation  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Psychology of Decision Making during Disaster Response for Emergency Responders Course  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Public Health Training Center  awarded by TULANE UNIVERSITY (HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER)
  • Region IV Public Health Training Center (R-IV PHTC)  awarded by Emory University
  • Strategic National Stockpile/Point of Dispensing Training Logistics  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB Deep South Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Training Consortium  awarded by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences/NIH/DHHS
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • UAB MPH Internship Program  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Teaching Overview

  • Dr. McCormick currently teaches Community Assessment (PUH 602), the MPH Capstone Course (PUH 695), Environmental Disasters (ENH 610/770) and Exploring Population Health (PUH 496/696). In the past she has taught other courses that address different aspects of disaster and emergency management and preparedness policy at both the graduate and undergraduate level.
  • Teaching Activities

  • ENH697 - Internship (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • PUH695 - MPH Capstone (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • PUH695 - MPH Capstone (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • PUH602 - Community Assessment (Spring Term 2021) 2021
  • ENH610 - Environmental Disasters (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH770 - Adv Environ Disasters in PUH (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH695 - MPH Capstone (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH695 - MPH Capstone (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH602 - Community Assessment (Fall Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH496 - Exploring Population Health (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH696 - Exploring Population Health (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH696 - Exploring Population Health (Summer Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH697 - Internship (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH697Q - Internship Online (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH698 - Masters Directed Res (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2020) 2020
  • ENH610Q - Environmental Disasters Online (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ENH697 - Internship (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695Q - Integrative Experience (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695Q - Integrative Experience (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • ENH697 - Internship (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ENH697Q - Internship Online (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH496 - Exploring Population Health (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH696 - Exploring Population Health (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • ENH698 - Masters Directed Res (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH494 - Internship/Fieldwork (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • ENH610Q - Environmental Disasters Online (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ENH698 - Masters Directed Res (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • ENH770 - Adv Environ Disasters in PUH (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH494 - Internship/Fieldwork (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH695Q - Integrative Experience (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH492 - Seminar in Public Health (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH690 - Special Topics Public Health (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO740 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH695Q - Integrative Experience (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697Q - Internship Online (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH695Q - Integrative Experience (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH341 - Preparedness Emergency Mgmt (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH491 - Directed Study (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH495 - PUH Capstone Experience (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • HCO305 - Consequences of World Disaster (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO306 - Public Health Preparedness (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO740 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PUH695 - PUH Integrative Expr (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO305 - Consequences of World Disaster (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Summer Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO697 - Internship (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO697 - Internship (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO697 - Internship (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO795 - Directed Readings (Summer Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO740 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO698 - MR Lev Dir Res HCOP (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO740 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO641 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO741 - Preparedness Policy (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • HCO640 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • HCO740 - Disaster Management (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Lisa McCormick