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Degree/Specialization: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology; University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Hospital Affiliations: Birmingham VAMC

VA Title: Clinical Psychologist

Faculty Title: Assistant Professor, UAB Department of Psychology

Internship: UAB/Birmingham VAMC Consortium

Primary Role/Patient Populations: Adult substance use disorders; individual and group therapy


The Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurobiology is committed through its research activities to enhance our understanding of psychiatric disorders to benefit patients with these serious mental illnesses. The department encourages interactions between laboratory research and clinical areas to facilitate bidirectional flow of information and translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.