UAB Awards $2.7 Million to Improve Health Rankings by 2030May 6, 2019 |
by Ivana Hrynkiw
An employee at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and her team received millions of dollars in awards from the university last week for her campaign aimed at making Alabama a healthier state by 2030.
Mona Fouad, director of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center, and her project “Healthy Alabama 2030: Live HealthSmart” was declared the winner of UAB’s first Grand Challenge. She and her team’s prize is a three-year, $2.7 million award from the university to fund the project’s initial effort.