Title: Assistant Professor

Academic Appointments: Clerkship Director, Psychiatry Medical Students

Undergraduate Education: Birmingham-Southern College

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Residency: General Psychiatry, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Licensure: Alabama State, Controlled Substance, DEA

Patient Population:

Clinical Interests:

Recent Publications:

Fargason, RE, Preston, T, Hammond, E, May RS, Gamble KE. (2012). "Treatment of ADHD-Insomnia with Blue-Wavelength Light Blocking Glasses." ChronoPhysiology and Therapy.


Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.


Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly


Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs

Patient Care

 Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs