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Henna Budhwani, PhD, MPH
Dr. Henna Budhwani is an Assistant Professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Department of Health Care Organization and Policy as well as the Deputy Director of the UAB Sparkman Center for Global Health. Dr. Budhwani is the mother of twin boys and volunteers working with disadvantaged populations.

Entries by Henna Budhwani, PhD, MPH

The Journey Home: Only through the Kindness of Others

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2014 | 10:52 AM


On January 28, 2014, Birmingham, Alabama fell under a civil emergency due to unanticipated, severe winter weather that included snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Many parents in the Birmingham metropolitan area, including myself, were separated from our children. Some...

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Race Relations on the Playground: White Nanny to South Asian Family

(18) Comments | Posted August 20, 2013 | 10:05 AM

Alabama is known for its hospitality, deep fried food, and conservatism. The state has a historic relationship with racism and prejudice which I believe it is trying to shed. I am American by birth and Pakistani by ethnicity with an Indian husband; I live here and until recently, hadn't encountered...

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