Faculty

  • Albert, Michael Jr., M.D.

    Albert.NAL2013

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    diagnostic evaluation, treatment and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

  • Arciniegas-Bernal, Ann Marie, M.D.

    Arciniegas.NAL2013

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, pediatric cataracts

  • Armitage, Rita, M.D.

    Armitage.NAL2013

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, posterior capsule opacification

  • Blackstone, J. Waid, M.D.

    Blackstone

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology

  • Boulton, Michael E., Ph.D.

    Untitled 14Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Using cell and molecular approaches to better understand retinal aging and the pathogenesis of age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

  • Cogen, Martin S., M.D.

    Cogen

    Division Chief, Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric, and adult strabismus

  • Crain, R. Jeffrey, M.D.

    Crain

    Director, Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center Ophthalmology Service; Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, resident education, veterans affairs

  • Curcio, Christine A., Ph.D.

    Curcio

    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    aging and age-related macular degeneration — pathogenesis, image validation, and genomics

  • DeCarlo, Dawn K., O.D., MS, MSPH

    DeCarlo

    Director, UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation; Professor

    Areas of Interest
    low vision rehabilitation, pediatric vision impairment, macular degeneration

  • Downs, J. Crawford, Ph.D.

    Downs

    Professor of Ophthalmology
    Director, Ocular Biomechanics and Mechanobiology Program; 

    Areas of Interest
    ocular biomechanics, glaucoma

  • Dreer, Laura, Ph.D.

    dreer

    Director, Psychological & Neuropsychology Clinical Research Services; Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    adjustment to chronic health conditions; development of health promotion interventions for patients and family caregivers

  • Everett, Andrew W., M.D.

    Everett

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    glaucoma, cataract surgery, veterans affairs

  • Fazio, Massimo Antonio, Ph.D.

    Fazio

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest

    investigating intraocular pressure (IOP) and structural changes in the eye in relationship to age, race, and ocular diseases like glaucoma
  • Feist, Richard M., M.D.

    Feist

    Associate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid

  • Fowler, Priscilla, M.D.

    fowler

    Director, Cornea Service; Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    cornea and external disease; refractive cataract surgery

  • Frazier, Marcela, O.D.

    Frazier Marcela1Associate Professor 

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric optometry 

  • Gamlin, Paul D., Ph.D.

    Gamlin

    Professor

    Areas of Interest
    neural control of eye movements, retinal and central visual processing, circadian rhythms, autonomic control of the eye, ocular gene therapy

  • Girkin, Christopher A., M.D., MSPH, FACS

    Girkin

    EyeSight Foundation of Alabama Chair, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric and adult glaucoma, complex cataracts

  • Gordon, Sarah, O.D.

    Gordon

    Assistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    primary eye care

  • Grant, Maria, M.D.

    maria grant temporary Professor 

    Areas of Interest
    stem cells for repair and regeneration 




Secondary Faculty Appointments

G. M. Anantharamaiah, Ph.D.
Karlene Ball, Ph.D.
Joel Berry, Ph.D.
Virginia Wadley Bradley, Ph.D.
John Johnstone, Ph.D.
Natalia Kedishvili, Ph.D.
Kelly Nichols, O.D., Ph.D., MPH, FAAO

Joanne Murphy-Ulrich, Ph.D.
Steven Pittler, Ph.D.
Kenneth Sloan, Ph.D.
Michael Twa, O.D., Ph.D.
Kristina Visscher, Ph.D.
Mary Warren, Ph.D.
Yong Zhou, Ph.D.

Clinical Faculty

Kristin C. Bains, M.D.
Michael A. Callahan, M.D.
Britton Carter, M.D.
William Cox
Susan Eiland, M.D.
Frederick J. Elsas, M.D.
Tyler Hall, M.D.
Christopher Kelly, M.D
Stephen Kelly, M.D.
James Kimble, M.D.
Ferenc Kuhn, M.D.
Elmar Lawaczeck, M.D.

John Alva Long, M.D.
Michael Massey, M.D.
Nancy Medeiros, M.D.
Marc Michelson, M.D.
John Morgan, M.D.
Robert E. Morris, M.D.
John Owen, M.D.
John S. Parker, M.D.
Roswell Pfister, M.D.
Matthew Sapp, M.D.
Wayne Taylor, M.D.
Matthew G. Vicinanzo, M.D.