Dr. Dahl and Dr. Steele attend the MASA Inaugural Reception
|Dr. Dan Dahl and Dr. Terri Steele recently visited with Governor Robert Bentley at the Medical Association of the State of Alabama (MASA) inaugural reception. Dr. Dahl took this opportunity to thank Governor Bentley for his visit to the spring Alabama Psychiatry Society (APS) meeting in Tuscaloosa, and Governor Bentley pledged his continued support to the APS. Drs. Dahl and Steele also met with U.S. Surgeon General, Regina Benjamin, M.D. Dr. Benjamin expressed her support for psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, in particular.|
New Assistant Professor, Marjorie Person, M.D., Arrives At UAB Psychiatry
The UAB Department of Psychiatry would like to announce the recent arrival of Marjorie Person, M.D. Dr. Person is an Assistant Professor specializing in the area of consult/liaison psychiatry. She has a special interest in assisting in the emergency room and clinical interests in psychotherapy and borderline personality disorder. Dr. Person has a B.S. in chemistry from Xavier University of Louisiana. She completed her medical degree in 2005 from Louisiana State University School of Medicine and finished her residency in Adult Psychiatry at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Person’s specialties will offer the Birmingham community a valuable resource when it comes to combating mental illness. Please join us in welcoming her to the department. She will be a wonderful asset to our UAB Psychiatry family.
UAB Psychiatry Administrator Named Commissioner of Mental Health
UAB Hospital administrator named Commissioner of Mental Health – Zelia Baugh has been named by Governor-elect Robert Bentley to be Commissioner of Mental Health. Baugh is currently the administrator of psychiatry at UAB’s Center for Psychiatric Medicine.
UAB Psychiatrists Make the ‘Best Doctors’ List
|Dr. Lee Ascherman||Dr. Daniel Dahl||Dr. Jacqueline M. Feldman||Dr. F. Cleveland Kinney|
|Dr. Samuel Rubin||Dr. Terri Steele||Dr. Ray Thweatt|
UAB Psychiatry is proud to announce that seven faculty members were named to the annual ‘Best Doctors’ list. Drs. Lee Ascherman, Daniel Dahl, Jacqueline M. Feldman, F. Cleveland Kinney, Samuel Rubin, Terri Steele, and Ray Thweatt were included on the recently released list. Overall 323 doctors from UAB made the list, which marks a 10% increase from last year. Please join us in congratulating our dedicated doctors and all UAB physicians named to the list, on this proud accomplishment.
If you would like to read the full article about the ‘Best Doctors’ list please click on the link below.
Successful AFSP Out of the Darkness Walk!
The UAB Department of Psychiatry participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk for the 3rd year in a row at Heardmont Park on November 7th. This year’s walk raised over $120,000 and looks to be the 2nd largest walk in the nation, behind Chicago, for number of participants. Over 1,300 people participated in the walk.