Research Faculty

  • Birur, Badari, M.D.

    BiruAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    First Episode Psychosis, Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology

  • Cropsey, Karen, Psy.D.

    CropseyVivian Conatser-Turner Professor of Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Criminal Justice, Substance Abuse, Tobacco, Opiates, HIV

  • Cullinan, James, D.O.

    james cullinanAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Disruptive Behavior Disorder, Mood Disorder and Psychotic Disorder in Child and Adolescents, Autism, Schizophrenia

  • Dantzler, John, Ph.D.

    DantzlerAssociate Professor
    Executive Director of UAB Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice Programs
    Beacon Addiction Treatment Center

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Substance Abuse

  • Dwivedi, Yogesh, Ph.D.

    YogeshProfessor
    Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Professor of Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders, Suicide, Signal Transduction, Gene Regulation, Epigenetics

  • Fargason, Rachel, M.D.

    FargasonProfessor and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Fobian, Aaron, Ph.D.

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    Assistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Obesity, Sleep, Non-Epileptic Seizures, Chronic Pain

  • Gamble, Karen, Ph.D.

    GambleAssociate Professor
    Tate Jordan Thomas Professorship in Psychiatric Medicine

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Circadian Rhythms, Biological Clocks, Shift Work, Entrainment, Suprachiasmatic Nucleus

  • Grant, Merida M., Ph.D.

    Grant MeridaAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult depression

  • Kraguljac, Nina, M.D., M.A.

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    Assistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Behavioral Neurobiology

  • Lahti, Adrienne C., M.D.

    lahtiPatrick H. Linton Professor
    Director, Division of Behavioral Neurobiology, Co-Director, Alabama Advanced Imaging Consortium

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Neuroimaging

  • Li, Li, M.D., Ph.D.

    LiAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders, Opioids Dependence

  • May, Roberta, M.A.

    MayAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • Meador-Woodruff, James H., M.D.

    meador woodruffHeman E. Drummond Professor & Chairman

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Cellular and Subcellular Alterations of Neural Circuitry and Molecular Expression in Schizophrenia

  • Nakazawa, Kazutoshi, M.D., Ph.D.

    NakazawaAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia, Depression, Stress, Psychosis, NMDA Receptor, Interneuron, Synchronous Oscillation, Dopamine, Transgenic Mice

  • Roberts, Rosalinda C., Ph.D.

    RosalindaKathy Ireland Professor of Psychiatry
    Director, Alabama Brain Collection

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia

  • Shelton, Richard C., M.D.

    SheltonCharles B. Ireland Professor & Vice Chair for Research

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • Thomas, Justin, Ph.D.

    Justin ThomasAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Sleep Dsorders