Mood Disorders

We seek philanthropic investments to support the recruitment of top tier physician-scientists to grow our faculty, training for our residents who will soon serve as the next generation of care providers, and research acceleration to advance research aimed at developing novel treatments for depression and suicide as quickly and safely as possible. Give now to support this priority. 

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Community support is needed to fund cutting-edge research initiatives and specialized training opportunities for medical trainees with an interest in psychiatric illness in youth. 

Addiction Recovery

Gifts will support an array of clinical and laboratory research initiatives to explore the underlying processes involved in substance use and addiction. Additionally, donations provided to this fund will support the development of novel recovery programs aimed at reaching more individuals experiencing addiction and preventing relapse. Give now to support this priority.

Schizophrenia

We seek contributions to support research acceleration and drug discovery projects. Give now to support this priority.

Fellowship and Residency Support

Contributions will support specialized training initiatives for UAB psychiatry residents and will encourage more psychiatrists in Alabama to build careers in academic medicine and research. Give now to support this priority.

LGBTQ Mental Health and Wellness Clinic

Philanthropic support is needed for community outreach efforts, to sustain the clinic's operations, and for resident training initiatives that increase cultural competency among medical providers. Your gift will ensure that members of the LGBTQ community in and around Greater Birmingham have access to culturally-competent psychiatric care from a provider with specialized training. Give now to support this priority.

Friends of Psychiatry

Gifts provided to the Friends of Psychiatry Fund are unrestricted and enable the department to quickly respond to changes in the funding landscape and areas of critical need. Give now. 

For more information about giving to the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, please contact:

Jackie Wood
Executive Director of Development
UAB School of Medicine
1720 2nd Avenue South, FOT 1230
Birmingham, Alabama 35294
205-996-0815
jfwood@uab.edu