Dr. Elizabeth O. Ofili

Program Director at O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Claudia M. Hardy, MPA, is the Program Director at O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Office of Community Outreach and Engagement. She also serves a dual role as the Community Health Educator for the cancer center as part of the National Outreach Network for the National Cancer Institute. Ms. Hardy has over 25 years of experience as a senior level administrator, consultant, and strategist in managing community-based health disparities programs and community engagement. She provides strategic planning and guidance to researchers, clinicians and others conducting outreach and research programs in medically minority communities. Her work has fostered collaborations with local and international organizations such as American Cancer Society, Susan G. Komen and Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia to name a few.