Stephan Meadors, M.D., Joins UAB PsychiatryStephan Meadors, MD, has joined the Department as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry following the completion of his residency. He received his undergraduate degree in Biology from the University of South Carolina, and his Medical Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. He was matched into our general psychiatry residency program four years ago, and will provide clinical care and teach as a faculty member. Dr. Meadors will also rotate through our adult inpatient, emergency department, and consultation services.
Dr. James Meador-Woodruff Elected to Serve as Member of the ACNP CouncilThe American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP) has elected James H. Meador-Woodruff, MD, Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair of the UAB Department of Psychiatry to a three year term as a member of its Council starting in December 2014 . The ACNP was founded in 1961 and is the nation's premier professional society in brain, behavior, and psychopharmacology research. The ACNP promotes communication among a broad range of scientific disciplines of brain and behavior in order to increase our understanding of the causes of disorders of the nervous system, and encourage new lines of research addressing the prevention and treatment of psychiatric, neurological, behavioral and addictive disorders.
Department Names New Chief ResidentsThe Department is pleased to announce that Dr. Stephen Brackett (pictured left) and Dr. Aaron Hawkins (pictured right) have been appointed as Chief Residents for the 2014 – 2015 academic year.
Dr. Hawkins is from Birmingham, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and he received his medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine. His Psychiatry interests are in Addiction, Forensic and General Adult Psychiatry.
Dr. Brackett is from Gadsden, Alabama. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Jacksonville State University and he received his medical degree from The University of Alabama School of Medicine. His Psychiatry interests are in Addiction, Consult, and General Adult Psychiatry.