2024 Jean Kelley Lecture with Dr. Hudson Santos

Dr. Hudson Santos will present “Developmental Origins of Child Health: From Womb to Society.” 

Hudson P. Santos, Jr., RN, Ph.D., FABMR, FAAN, is the Vice Dean for Research Affairs, Professor and the Dolores J. Chambreau Endowed Chair at the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies. He is also the Interim Associate Dean of Graduate School at the University of Miami, and the President Elect of the International Society of Nurses in Genetics. Before joining the University of Miami, he was term-distinguished scholar, associate professor, and director of the biobehavioral laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Santos has an extensive track record of NIH funding, and he is an internationally regarded nurse researcher who focuses on the impact of social determinants of health and adverse life events on maternal-child epigenome and developmental outcomes in at-risk populations, with a special emphasis on Latinx communities. He employs bio-social methods, longitudinal cohorts, and clinical interventions to understand the relationship between epigenetics and social factors in determining health and disease outcomes. He serves as mentor to undergraduate, graduate, and early career faculty from various disciplines and institutions, and has experience teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels in nursing and public health.

Boxed lunches will be available to those that RSVP to lar@uab.edu

Thursday, June 6 at 12:00pm to 1:15pm

School of Nursing, 1052
1701 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233

Event Type

Lectures & Presentations


Health & Wellness, Research

Target Audience

Current Students, Faculty & Staff



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