Alphabetical Directory

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Albert.NAL2013

Michael Albert, Jr., M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
diagnostic evaluation, treatment and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid
Arciniegas.NAL2013

Ann Marie Arciniegas-Bernal, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
comprehensive pediatric ophthalmology, adult strabismus, pediatric cataracts
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Armitage.NAL2013

Rita Armitage, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, posterior capsule opacification
Appointments:
(205) 481-7870

J. Waid Blackstone, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
comprehensive ophthalmology
Appointments:
(256) 245-5203
Cogen.NAL2013

Martin S. Cogen, M.D.

Chief of Division of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus; Professor

Areas of Interest:
pediatric ophthalmology, pediatric, and adult strabismus
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Crain.NAL2013

R. Jeffrey Crain, M.D.

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

Areas of Interest:
comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery, resident education, veterans affairs
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Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest:
aging and age-related macular degeneration — pathogenesis, image validation, and genomics
DeCarlo.NAL2013

Dawn K. DeCarlo, O.D., M.S., M.S.P.H.

Director, UAB Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation; Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
low vision rehabilitation, pediatric vision impairment
Appointments:
(205) 488-0736

J. Crawford Downs, Ph.D.

Vice-chair of Research; Director, Ocular Biomechanics and Biotransport Program; Professor

Secondary Appointments:
Professor of Biomedical Engineering 
Professor of Computer and Information Sciences

Areas of Interest:
ocular biomechanics, glaucoma

Laura Dreer, Ph.D.

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.NAL2013

Andrew W. Everett, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
glaucoma, cataract surgery, veterans affairs
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Massimo Antonio Fazio, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Area of Interest
investigating intraocular pressure (IOP) and structural changes in the eye in relationship to age, race, and ocular diseases like glaucoma
Feist.NAL2013

Richard M. Feist, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid
Fowler.NAL2013

Priscilla Fowler, M.D.

Director, Cornea Service; Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
cornea and external disease; refractive cataract surgery
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
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Paul D. Gamlin, Ph.D.

Professor

Secondary Appointments:

Professor of Neurobiology; Professor of Psychology; Professor of Biomedical Engineering; Senior Scientist, Vision Science Research Center; Senior Scientist, School of Medicine Center for Aging; Senior Scientist, Civitan International Research Center
Areas of Interest:
neural control of eye movements, retinal and central visual processing, circadian rhythms and autonomic control of the eye
Girkin2011

Christopher A. Girkin, M.D., M.S.P.H.

EyeSight Foundation of Alabama Chair; Chief Medical Officer, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital

Areas of Interest:
glaucoma, complex cataracts
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
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Sarah Gordon, O.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
primary eye care
Grytz.NAL2013

Rafael Grytz, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Secondary Appointments:

Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Areas of Interest:
growth and remodeling mechanisms in myopia, keratoconus, and glaucoma
View Grytz Lab Webpage
Joiner.NAL2013

D. Wade Joiner, M.D.

Associate Professor

Area of Interest:
glaucoma
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Kline2011

Lanning B. Kline, M.D.

Professor

Area of Interest:
neuro-ophthalmology
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MiYoung Kwon, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:

form perception and eye movements in the presence
of eye disorders; perceptual learning and brain plasticity


View Kwon Lab Webpage
Lolley2012

Virginia Lolley, M.D., F.A.C.S

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
refractive cataract surgery
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Mason.NAL2013

John O. Mason, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid
Mays.NAL2013

Andrew Mays, M.D.

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest:
glaucoma
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
McCollum.NAL2013

Cecil James McCollum, M.D.

Director of Emergency Services, Clinical Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
ocular trauma, emergency services
McGwin.NAL2013

Gerald McGwin, M.S., Ph.D.

Professor; Associate Director, Clinical Research Unit

Areas of Interest:
epidemiology
Mullins.NAL2013

Sara Mullins, M.D.

Clinical Instructor

Areas of Interest:
comprehensive ophthalmology, cataract surgery
Appointments:
(205) 383-1003
Nagia.NAL2013

Lina Nagia, D.O.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
neuro-ophthalmic diseases
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Owsley.NAL2013

Cynthia Owsley, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology; Vice Chair of Research Administration; Director, Clinical Research Unit; Professor

Areas of Interest:

aging-related vision impairment and eye disease; vision and driving; improving eye care access and quality for underserved, vulnerable populations


View Owsley Lab Webpage
Read2012

Russell W. Read, M.D., Ph.D.

Max and Lorayne Cooper Professor for Ophthalmology Residency Training
Director, Uveitis/Ocular Inflammatory Disease Service
Professor of Ophthalmology and Pathology


Areas of Interest:
ocular inflammatory diseases, including uveitis, iritis, and scleritis; role of complement in ocular diseases
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Rhodes.NAL2013

Lindsay Rhodes, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
cataract surgery, medical and surgical management of adult glaucoma, clinical research
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Rosenstiel.NAL2013

Carol Rosenstiel, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Director, Contact Lens Service; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:

contact lenses; primary eye care
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Samuels.NAL2013

Brian C. Samuels M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:

medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma including laser therapy; comprehensive ophthalmology including cataract surgery; research and development of glaucoma devices; role of the central nervous system in the development and progression of glaucoma
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Skalka.NAL2013

Harold Skalka, M.D.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:
ophthalmic ultrasound, psychophysics, visual electrophysiology
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Swanner2012

Jason C. Swanner, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:
glaucoma, anterior segment surgery, cataract surgery
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Thomley.NAL2013

Martin Thomley, M.D.

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

Areas of Interest:
diagnostic evaluation, treatment, and surgical management of diseases of the vitreous, retina, macula, and choroid
Wang.NAL2013

Shu-Zhen Wang, Ph.D.

Professor

Areas of Interest:
age-related macular degeneration
Vaphiades.NAL2013

Michael S. Vaphiades, D.O.

Chief, Neuro-Ophthalmology and Electrophysiology Services; Professor

Area of Interest:
neuro-ophthalmology
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Witherspoon2012

C. Douglas Witherspoon, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor

Areas of Interest:
vitreoretinal surgery, ocular trauma, microsurgical instrument development and translational research/retinal gene therapy
Appointments:
(205) 325-8620
Yee.NAL2013

Jeffrey Yee, M.D.

Medical Director, Lions Eye Clinic; Associate Professor

Area of Interest:
comprehensive ophthalmology
Zhang.NAL2013

Yuhua Zhang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Areas of Interest:
adaptive optics high-resolution retinal imaging; age-related macular degeneration

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., M.P.H., Ph.D., 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.