• Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics in the Schools of Medicine and Dentistry.
  • Serves as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the UAB Graduate School and Assistant Vice-President for Research.
  • Oversees the Professional Development Program for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows.
  • Leads the STEM teacher training program (“CIRTL@UAB”), as part of the NSF-funded national consortium, the Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning.  
  • Appointed Research Integrity Officer for UAB in December, 2012.
  • Teaches “Principles of Research Ethics,” for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and medical residents at UAB. With grant awards from NSF, ORI, and the Council of Graduate Schools, he has developed educational materials to embed ethics education within the graduate curriculum.