Chairman's Information

UAB Dentistry Leadership Council Chair – Dr. John D. Barnes

Having previously served as president of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry Alumni Association (1993-1994), John D. Barnes of Huntsville, AL has the expertise and knowledge to lead the forty plus member fundraising and advisory board. In addition to owning a private practice, he volunteers for numerous dental and civic organizations. Barnes also currently serves as Dental Director for the Huntsville Community Free Dental Clinic.

As UAB Dentistry Leadership Council Chair, Dr. Barnes will play an integral role in the Campaign for UAB. He will work closely with Dr. Michael Reddy, Dean, and Mr. Scott Huffman, Executive Director of Development, to broaden the School’s philanthropic support and secure funding for the School’s top priority needs.

The Leadership Council has two major responsibilities:

  1. to help raise funds for the school, and
  2. to advise the Dean

Leadership Council members serve as ambassadors and advocates for the School. Through their generosity and volunteer efforts, the Leadership Council helps provide the students and faculty the resources to meet the vision and mission of the School.