Participating Departments and Key Faculty

The courses of study and research projects undertaken by trainees have been interdisciplinary, taking advantage of the strong interdepartmental collaborative atmosphere at UAB. All Comprehensive Cancer Center members are eligible to serve as mentors. Each trainee must have two mentors from different disciplines.

Biology
Trygve Tollefsbol, PhD, DO

Biostatistics
David B. Allison, PhD

Cell Biology
Rosa A. Serra, PhD
Boris C. Pasche, MD, PhD

Dermatology
Craig A. Elmets, MD
Santosh K. Katiyar, PhD

Endocrinology
Stuart J. Frank, MD

Epidemiology
Elizabeth E. Brown, PhD
Eric A M Chamot, PhD, MD
Pauline Evadne Jolly, PhD
John W. Waterbor, MD, DrPH
Sadeep Shrestha, PhD
Christine Skibola, PhD

Genetics
Keshav K. Singh, PhD

Gerontology
Julie L. Locher, PhD

Health Behavior
Kevin Fontaine, PhD
Diane Grimley, PhD
Connie Kohler, PhD

Health Care Organization
Meredith Kilgore, PhD

Hematology/Oncology
Scott Blume, MD
Andres Forero, MD
Avi Madan-Swain, PhD
Alyssa T. Reddy, MD
Theresa V. Strong, PhD
Kimberly Fowler Whelan, MD

Immunology
Kenneth G. Saag, MD

Neurobiology
Harald W. Sontheimer, PhD

Neurology
Louis Burt Nabors, MD

Nursing
Marie A. Bakitas, DNSc, APRN, NP-C, AOCN, ACHPN, FAAN
Sara S. Day, PhD
Mirjam-Colette Kempf, PhD
Patrick McNees, PhD
Karen M. Meneses, PhD
Linda D. Moneyham, PhD

Nutrition Sciences
Pi-Ling Chang, PhD
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, PhD
José R. Fernández, PhD
Barbara Gower, PhD
Timothy R. Nagy, PhD
Chandrika Piyathilake, PhD
Laura Q. Rogers, MD

Obstetrics/Gynecology
Ronald Alvarez, MD
Warner K. Huh, MD
Edward E. Partridge, MD

Pathology
Jonas Almeida, PhD
Andra R. Frost MD
William E. Grizzle, MD, PhD
Douglas R. Hurst, PhD
Upender Manne, PhD
Danny R. Welch, PhD

Pediatrics
Mary-Ann Bjornsti, PhD

Pharmacology/Toxicology
Stephen Barnes, PhD
Coral Alfred Lamartiniere, PhD

Preventive Medicine
Monica Baskin, PhD
Andrea Cherrington, MD
Renee Desmond, PhD
Mona Fouad, MD, MPH
Cora Elizabeth Lewis, MD
Nedra Lisovicz, PhD
Isabel Scarinci, PhD, MPH
James M. Shikany, DrPH

Psychology
Rajesh Kumar Kana, PhD
David C. Schwebel, PhD
Diane C. Tucker, PhD

Surgery
Clinton Grubbs, PhD
James MacDowell Markert, MD
James A. Mobley, PhD