Our Pediatric Emergency Medicine Division is a part of the UAB Department of Pediatrics at Children's of Alabama. Our 2011-2012 faculty is comprised of eighteen attending physicians and nine Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows. Fifteen of our current attending physicians are board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine and three are board eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine.
Our physicians include:
Peter Glaeser, M.D.
C. Phillip McWane Endowed Chair in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Dr. Glaeser serves as the Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Pediatrics and Chairs the Credentials Committee for Children's Hospital. He is Division Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. He has a number of interests, one of which is improving pre-hospital care.
Mark Baker, M.D.
Dr. Baker's interest is in Disaster Medicine.
Steve Baldwin, M.D.
Dr. Baldwin is the Associate Medical Director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. His area of commitment is in billing and computer systems, disaster medicine and process design.
Jud Barber, M.D.
Dr. Barber is Chair of the Sedation Committee and is involved in our ED Improvement Committee.
David Bernard, M.D.
Dr. Bernard's primary area of interest is child abuse medicine, but he is also involved in the areas of medical trauma, and airway issues. He chairs the Clinical Outcomes Committee for Children's of Alabama.
Terri Coco, M.D.
Dr. Coco is the Medical Director for both the After Hours Clinic and the PALS Course. Her area of interest is injury prevention.
Valerie Davis, M.D.
Dr. Davis has an interest in research activities at the fellowship level.
Kimberly Gran, M.D.
Dr. Gran's interest is sports concussions.
Nicole Jones, M.D.
Dr. Jones is an Assistant Professor participating in a randomized trial comparing two mass casualty triage systems (JumpSTART versus SALT) in a pediatric simulated mass casualty event.
Shruti Kant, M.D.
Dr. Kant is an Assistant Professor with an interest in Infant and Toddler Home Safety - An Educational Intervention.
Ann Klasner, M.D.
Dr. Klasner severs as the Director of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship Program. She is active with Emergency Medicine Services (EMS) and EMSC programs at State and National levels, and has an interest in Continuing Medical Education activities.
Erica Liebelt, M.D.
Dr. Liebelt is a Board Certified Toxicologist. She serves as the Co-Medical Director of Regional Poison Control Center and as Director of our Clinical Toxicology Service. Dr. Liebelt also serves as the Medical Director of Medication Safety for Children's of Alabama.
Laurie Marzullo, M.D.
Dr. Marzullo is an Associate Professor and provides clinical service in the ED.
Kathy W. Monroe M.D.
Dr. Monroe is the PEM Research Director and Medical Director of the Children's of Alabama Emergency Department. Her research interests include injury prevention, endocrine emergencies, telephone triage and STDs.
Michele Nichols, M.D.
Dr. Nichols serves as a Co-Medical Director of the Regional Poison Control Center and Director of the Department Pediatric Residency Program. She holds the Frederick W. Renneker, III, Endowed Chair in Pediatric Education. Her areas of interest include poison education, and injury prevention.
Melissa Peters, M.D.
Dr. Peters' primary medical interest is in addressing child physical abuse.
Christopher Pruitt, M.D.
Dr. Pruitt holds an interest in critical care research.
Paul Schneider, M.D.
Dr. Schneider is an active physician in the PED clinic.
Annalise Sorrentino, M.D.
Dr. Sorrentino is the Medical Director of our PALS Program, Coordinator of Medical Student PEM Education, and author of the Polhill Report. She Chairs the Unplanned Transfers Committee at Children's of Alabama and serves as the UAB Assistant Dean of Students.
Marjorie Lee White, M.D.
Dr. White is co-director of the Pediatric Simulation Center and is integral to our fellows education and teaching.
Dr. Carden Johnston serves as one of our attendings although he has officially retired after 25 years at Children's of Alabama. He is a past President of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
The Division works closely with Dr. William D. King, Director of the Southeast Child Safety Institute/Regional Poison Control Center.