meador woodruff web James H. Meador-Woodruff, M.D.
Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair    


Lee I. Ascherman, M.D., MPH
Vice Chair for Education and Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Rachel Fargason, M.D.
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs 

Keith Marks
Executive Administrator, RN, MSHA, FACHE

Richard C. Shelton, M.D.
Charles B. Ireland Professor and Vice Chair for Research

Division and Program Leadership

Heather Creel
Financial Officer III

John Dantzler, Ph.D.
Executive Director of UAB Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice Programs

Harry Findley, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.
Director, Division of Public Psychiatry

Adrienne Lahti, M.D.
Patrick H. Linton Professor and Director, Division of Behavioral Neurobiology

Peter Lane, D.O.
Medical Director, Addiction Recovery Program  

Laura Montgomery-Barefield, M.D.
General Psychiatry Residency Training Director

Cayce Paddock, M.D.
Director of Addiction Psychiatry

Rita Patton, M.D.
Director, Division of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry

Peter Penherski, M.D.
Medical Director, Center for Psychiatric Medicine

Taylor Preston, M.D.
Director of Medical Student Education, Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry

Bates Redwine, M.D.
Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

A. Hal Thurstin, Ph.D.
Chief Psychologist and Director of  Psychology Internship Training