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Announcements


Faculty Senate meeting scheduled for September 12

The agenda includes a presentation from the Faculty Athletics Representative. Senator at Large elections will also take place.

Two workshops scheduled for new research faculty

The UAB School of Medicine and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost are sponsoring two “Success in Research at UAB” workshops.

QEP forms new Advisory Council

The council will provide cross-campus feedback on the progress of student learning in a team environment.

Scott Phillips

Scott Phillips, Ph.D.

Director, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning
Associate Professor of Music Technology
CTL / EB 240
phone: 205.975.8722
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Dr. Phillips joined the Center for Teaching and Learning in 2015 as Associate Director, and then Interim Director before being named CTL Director. Under his leadership the Center has seen unprecedented growth. In the past year alone, hundreds of faculty members representing all of UAB’s schools and the College of Arts and Sciences have participated in over 850 workshop hours. The CTL Teaching Certification program’s new system of points and badges has awarded faculty over 1,000 badges and over 7.4 million points toward teacher certification.

Phillips, who has over 20 years of teaching experience, has taught at UAB since 2008 and holds a tenured appointment as Associate Professor of Music Technology.

In addition to an outstanding record of university Teaching, Phillips has extensive experience in music and video production. He is also an active scholar whose interests include the use of technology in teaching and curriculum development. He frequently makes presentations and leads panels and at top music, education, and technology conferences. His book, Beyond Sound: The College and Career Guide in Music Technology is published by Oxford University Press. Phillips is President of the National Association for Technology in Music Instruction, is Chair of the technology advisory committee of the College Music Society, and is on the board of directors of the Technology Institute for Music Educators. He is a former middle school and high school music teacher, and is often called upon by major music technology companies to serve as a trainer, clinician, and consultant in schools, churches, theaters, and recording studios. 


Dale Dickenson

Dale A. Dickinson, Ph.D.

Director, University Quality Enhancement Plan
Associate Professor of Public Health
CTL / EB 240
phone: 205.975.7493
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Dale A. Dickinson accepted the role of Director for the University Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) effective May 1, 2017. Dr. Dickinson joined UAB full-time in 1999, and is now an associate professor in the School of Public Health. Previously, he served as the graduate program director for the department of environmental health sciences, as chair of the School’s Educational Policies Committee, and as chair of the university-wide Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Dr. Dickinson is as associate scientist with the Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Nephrology Research and Training Center, the Center for the Study of Community Health, and the Center for Free Radical Biology, in which he served as the Assistant Director (Education).

Dale has been the recipient of the UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching for the School of Public Health, the UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching for the Honors College, and the Provost’s Award for Faculty Excellence in Service Learning.

Dr. Dickinson has a PhD in Molecular Biology & Genetics from the University of Guelph, Canada, followed by postdoctoral training at the University of Southern California, School of Pharmacy, and at UAB in both the Schools of Public Health and Medicine. Dr. Dickinson’s research program focused on signal transduction and gene expression related to environmental exposures. He published over 40 peer-reviewed scientific publications, 100 conference proceedings, several book chapters, and mentored over 20 graduate students. He developed and taught over 20 unique courses at UAB, from 100-level freshman seminars to 700-level specialty courses. He developed 3 fully online MPH degree programs, re-designed 5 other master level programs and 2 doctoral degree programs. He was instrumental in the development of the BS in public health, and developed the popular concentration in environmental health sciences for that degree. He continues to teach in the School of Public Health.


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Ariel Gil, Ph.D.

Associate Director for International Student Support, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning
CTL / EB 240
phone: 205.934.9156
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Dr. Ariel Gil joined UAB as the Center for Teaching and Learning's Associate Director for International Student Support and has worked as professor and administrator in leading institutions of higher learning in New York, Connecticut and Florida over the last 30 years.

Dr. Gil is a Fulbright Scholar and is fluent in Spanish, Russian, and English. He holds a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration & Leadership from Barry University, FL and a Master’s degree in the Teaching of English and Spanish from Columbia University, NY. He completed his undergraduate degree in Russian language studies at the University of Havana, Cuba in 1979. He also holds Lean Six Sigma Yellow and Green Belt certifications.


Krista Long

Krista Long

Administrative Associate, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning
CTL / EB 240
phone: 205.996.1757
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Krista Long is the Administrative Associate for the Center for Teaching and Learning and the Quality Enhancement Program. Prior to working at UAB, Krista worked for five years at one of Birmingham's premier executive clubs where she coordinated memberships, organized events, and developed relationships with some of Birmingham's highest ranking business and educational professionals.

She is looking forward to bringing her extensive skill set to UAB in this new capacity.


Brian C. Moon

Brian C. Moon, MM

Associate Director for Academic Innovation, UAB Center for Teaching and Learning 
CTL / EB 240
phone: 205.934.2070
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Brian C. Moon is the Associate Director for Academic Innovation at the Center for Teaching and Learning. He supports and develops innovative pedagogies for both classroom and virtual environments. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999, with a concentration in music technology.  In 2008, he earned his Masters in Music Composition from Birmingham-Southern College, incorporating technology, educational pedagogy, and course development within his studies.

Brian’s teaching experience has touched all ages. He has worked in the K-12 environment, as well as in the university. He has taught music and music technology classes for Birmingham-Southern College and UAB’s Department of Music.  In addition to his passion for creative and innovative teaching, Brian is an active composer with the Birmingham Art Music Alliance and a musician, playing in several local rock bands.


Tino Unlap

Tino Unlap, Ph.D., CRA

CTL Teaching Innovation Workshop Director
Professor and Biotechnology Program Director
School of Health Professions, Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
SHP 476
phone: 205.934.7382
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dr. Unlap joined the Center for Teaching and Learning in 2014 in a part-time role to create and lead the Teaching Innovation Series of workshops. A highly regarded educator, and Recipient of the UAB President’s Award for Teaching Excellence, Unlap maintains a faculty appointment in the UAB School of Health Professions.

Dr. Unlap received his PhD in Biochemistry/Molecular Biology from Kansas State University followed by postdoctoral training at the UAB Cancer Center. From 2000-2007 he was a faculty member in the Division of Nephrology but left for a faculty appointment at the Tulane School of Medicine. Dr. Unlap returned to UAB in the spring of 2008 to help start the Biotech Program where he now serves as a faculty member and Director.


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