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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address WEBB 522 Zip 3360
Phone  205-934-2029
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Nutrition Sciences   Nutrition Sciences Chair Office Professor
Secondary  Biostatistics  Biostatistics Assistant Professor
Center  Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases Center (Org Ret)  Arthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases Center (Org Ret) Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center  Comprehensive Cancer Center Professor
Center  Comprehensive Ctr for Healthy Aging  Comprehensive Ctr for Healthy Aging Professor
Center  Medicine  Comprehensive Diabetes Ctr (Org Ret) Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Ctr for Clinical & Translational Sci Professor
Center  Medicine  Ctr Cardiovasc Bio (Org Ret) Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Minority Health & Research Center Professor
Center  Nutrition Sciences   Nutrition Obesity Res Ctr (NORC) Professor
Center  Biostatistics  UAB Ctr for Study of Community Health Professor

Graduate Biomedical Sciences Affiliations
Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics 
Pathobiology and Molecular Medicine 

Research/Clinical Interest
Genetic basis for racial/ethnic differences in obesity and metabolic outcomes
Population genetics. Identification of genes influencing obesity and metabolic outcomes in the population with an interest in ethnic/racial communities. Obesity, nutrition and body composition

obesity, nutriton, genetics, genetic admixture, racial disparities