Welcome to the Division of Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases is a large and busy division involved in various activities relating to the traditional academic missions of education, patient care and research. The Division consists of 36 full-time and three emeritus faculty, nine fellows and 130 support staff (administrators, office associates and assistants, fiscal/grant specialists, technicians, study coordinators and study nurses). 


front2Over the past decade, the Division has been an annual recipient of one of the three DOM Best Teaching Division awards given yearly by the Medicine Housestaff.


Michael Saag, MD awarded NIAID P30 for UAB Center for AIDS Research.

Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA received NIH LRP Award.

Amanda Willig, PhD, RD was awarded a CFAR Administrative Supplement from NIAID.


front3Research is the third area of excellence in our Division. For 2008, the Division’s federal research awards and industry grants (direct cost) totaled over $35 million.


Qiana L. Matthews, Ph.D. was nominated as one of CFAR's best young investigators and selected to give an oral presentation at the National CFAR meeting.

Dr. Michael Saag for his induction into the Alabama Health Care Hall of Fame, Class of 2014.

For Patients

front1Patients are accepted to the General Infectious Diseases Clinic by referral only. Please have your healthcare provider call 205-934-5191 to schedule an appointment.


Dr. C. Glenn Cobbs Endowed Support Fund