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Archive for the ‘Rural Health’ Specialty

Higginbotham, John

associate dean for research and health policy, director of the Institute for Rural Health Research 205/348-7259 Epidemiology, rural health, health disparities, cancer rates in rural areas, Black Belt, statistics, medical evaluation Dr. Higginbotham is an epidemiologist. For the past 14 years, he has taught epidemiology, statistics, evaluation and research design to both medical and […]

Wheat, John

professor of community and rural medicine, College of Community Health Sciences 205/348-1300 (o) Dr. Wheat founded and directs the Rural Scholars Pipeline Programs at UA. He is nationally known for his work in helping rural students who want to become primary care physicians serving rural areas.

Yerby, Lea

assistant professor of community and rural medicine, Institute for Rural Health Research 205/348-4693 Infectious diseases, rural health, epidemiology, health care, Alabama health issues