Questions About the Program?

Department Chair Dr. David Pollio is here to answer your questions about the UAB Social Work program. He takes walk-ins every second and fourth Monday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., and you can set up appointments with him on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

Call (205) 975-4938 or email for an appointment or to learn more about the walk-in schedule.
Chris Walker swMSW Field Coordinator
Assistant Professor
Humanities Building 302C
(205) 975-9353

Research and Teaching Interests: Child welfare, grant writing, staff training, disaster relief

Office Hours: By appointment

  • BSSW, University of Alabama
  • MSW, University of Alabama

Ms. Chris D. Walker has been a Licensed Certified Social Worker since 1984 and is the M.S.W. Field Coordinator. She received both a BSSW 1976 in Social Welfare and MSW 1978 from the University of Alabama. Her interests include child welfare, grant writing, staff training, and disaster relief. She consults with various community agencies, such as Kindred Care Hospices, Seraaj Family Homes Inc., and Serenity Palliative and Hospice Care. She is also an Item Writer for Association of Social Work Boards. Ms. Walker has been on various Boards of Directors (e.g., Exchange Club Family Skills Center, Positive Maturity) in Birmingham for many years. Ms. Walker teaches SW 590 Field Practicum I, SW 591 Field Practicum Seminar I, SW 690 Field Practicum II, and SW 693 Field Practicum Seminar II.