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APHA-SA Biosketch: Michelle S. Williams

Involvement in APHA-SA:  Diversity Committee Co-chair (elected 2011)

School: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Department: Health Behavior

Degree Program: PhD in Health Behavior

Practice/Research Interests: cancer prevention, cancer disparities, global health, women’s health, innovation health communications

Other Leadership Activities: Graduate Senator, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2011-present)

Plans after school: After earning my doctoral degree, I plan to pursue a career in academia. I aim to become a tenure-track faculty member, and engage myself in research, mentoring, and teaching.

Personal Statement about APHA-SA: I have been a member of the APHA since 2000. I have benefited greatly by being a member of APHA, ex. internships, networking, and education. I truly believe in the philosophy "For everyone to whom much is given, of him shall much be required." Therefore, I aim to serve the APHA by being an active member of the APHA-SA Diversity Committee. I am extremely excited about the opportunity to serve the APHA-SA for years to come.

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Last Update 10/28/11