UAB Office of Postdoctoral Education
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1825 University Blvd.
Shelby Building Room 171
Birmingham, AL 35294-2282
postdocs@uab.edu

Lisa M. Schwiebert, Ph.D. 
          Associate Dean
          205.934.3970

Jami K. Armbrester, M.S.
          Director of Career Development 
          205.934.6809

Susan E. Eades
          Administrative Associate 
          205.975.7021



Current IRACDA-MERIT Scholars and Scholars At-Large

Name

Email

Phone

Department

Ore Adedoyin, PhD

adedoyin@uab.edu

(205) 934-4261

Medicine

Robert Akscyn, PhD

rakscyn@uab.edu

(205) 934-5171

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Sarah Beno, PhD

sbeno@uab.edu

(205) 975-2537

Microbiology

Pamlea Brady, PhD

pnbrady@uab.edu

(205) 975-0289

Chemistry

Camerron Crowder, PhD

camerron@uab.edu 

(205) 934-4565

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Centdrika Dates, PhD

cdatesh8@uab.edu

(205) 934-2706

Radiation Oncology

Norberto Gonzalez-Juarbe, PhD

norberto@uab.edu

(205) 975-2537

Microbiology

Vicky Huang, PhD

victoriahuang@uab.edu

(205) 996-2242

Neurobiology

Keri Kemp, PhD

kerikemp@uab.edu

(205) 934-8313

Biology

Monica Lewis, PhD

Mlewis1@uab.edu

(205) 934-7432

Dermatology

Christine Loyd, PhD

loydcm@uab.edu

(205) 934-9261

Medicine

Heather Ray, PhD

hjray@uab.edu

(205) 975-7229

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Sparkle Williams, PhD

sparklew@uab.edu

(205) 996-5402

Pediatrics

Kurt Zimmerman, PhD

zimmermk@uab.edu

(205) 934-0995

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

IRACDA-MERIT Research Mentors

Name

Email

Phone

Department

Anupam Agarwal, MD

Agarwal@uab.edu

(205) 996-6670

Medicine

N. Ambalavanam, MD

ambal@uab.edu

(205) 996-5419

Peds - Neonatology

Shannon Bailey, PhD

sbailey@uab.edu

(205) 934-7070

Pathology

Scott Ballinger, PhD

sballing@uab.edu

(205) 934-4621

Pathology

Scott Barnum, PhD

sbarnum@uab.edu

(205) 934-4972

Microbiology

Dave Bedwell, PhD

dbedwell@uab.edu

(205) 934-6593

Biochemistry

Mary-Ann Bjornsti, PhD

Bjornsti@uab.edu

(205) 934-4579

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Markus Bredel, MD, PhD

mbredel@uab.edu

(205) 934-2756

Radiation Oncology

David Briles, PhD

dbriles@uab.edu

(205) 934-4579

Microbiology

Cynthia J. Brown, MD

cbrownmd@uab.edu

(205) 934-9261

Medicine

Dan Bullard, PhD

dcbullard@uab.edu

(205) 934-7768

Genetics

Chenbei Chang, PhD

cchang@uab.edu

(205) 975-7229

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

John Chatham, PhD

jchatham@uab.edu

(205) 934-0240

Medicine

Jim Collawn, PhD

jcollawn@uab.edu   

(205) 934-1002

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Christine Curcio, PhD

curcio@uab.edu

(205) 996-8682

Ophthalmology

Tim Garvey, PhD

garveyt@uab.edu

(205) 934-6103

Nutrition Science

James George, PhD

jgeorge@uab.edu

(205) 934-4261

Medicine

Dan Gorelick, PhD

danielg@uab.edu

(205) 934-4565

Pharmacology and Toxicology

Margaret Johnson, PhD

maggiejohnson@uab.edu

(205) 934-8137

Chemistry

Eugenia Kharlampieva, PhD

ekharlam@uab.edu

(205) 934-0974

Chemistry

Robin Lorenz, PhD

rlorenz@uab.edu

(205) 934-0676

Pathology

Farah Lubin, PhD

flubin@uab.edu

(205) 996-6084

Neurobiology

Lori McMahon, PhD

mcmahon@uab.edu

(205) 934-3523

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Shahid Mukhtar, PhD

smukhtar@uab.edu

(205) 934-8335

Biology

Tim Nagy, PhD

tangy@uab.edu

(205) 934-4088

Nutrition Sciences

Michael Niederweis, PhD

mnieder@uab.edu

(205) 996-2711

Microbiology

Susan Nozell, PhD

snozell@uab.edu

(205) 934-2706

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Carlos Orihuela, PhD

corihuel@uab.edu

(205) 975-2536

Microbiology

Chandar Raman, PhD

craman@uab.edu

(205) 934-2472

Medicine

Sasanka Ramanadham, PhD

sramvem@uab.edu

(205) 996-5973

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

David Schneider, PhD

dschneid@uab.edu

(205) 934-4781

Biochemistry

Rosa Serra, PhD

rserra@uab.edu

(205) 934-0842

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

John Shacka, PhD

shacka@uab.edu

(205) 996-7252

Pathology

Brian Sims, MD, PhD

bsimsmd@uab.edu

(205) 975-5023

Pediatrics

Trygve Tollefsbol, PhD

trygve@uab.edu

(205) 934-4573

Biology

Hubert Tse, PhD

htse@uab.edu

(205) 934-7037

Microbiology

Linda Wadiche, PhD

lwadiche@uab.edu

(205) 996-6414

Neurobiology

Qin Wang, PhD

qinwang@uab.edu

(205) 996-5099

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Stephen Watts, PhD

sawatts@uab.edu

(205) 934-2045

Biology

Scott Wilson, PhD

Livvy01@uab.edu

(205) 975-5573

Neurobiology

Mike Wyss, PhD

jmwyss@uab.edu

(205) 934-6086

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Qinglin Yang, PhD

gyang@uab.edu

(205) 996-6022

Nutrition Sciences

Brad Yoder, PhD

byoder@uab.edu

(205) 934-0994

Cell, Developmental, and Integrative Biology

Martin Young, PhD

martinyoung@uabmc.edu

(205) 934-2328

Medicine

Nabiha Yusuf, PhD

nabiha@uab.edu

(205) 934-7432

Dermatology

 MERIT Teaching Mentors

Name

Email

Phone

School

Kevin Anderson, PhD

keanderson@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-7166

Oakwood University

Mary Jane Krotzer, PhD

mkrotzer@stillman.edu

(205) 366-8929

Stillman College

Ken Laihing, PhD

laihing@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-8463

Oakwood University

Onesimos Otieno, PhD

ootieno@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-7057

Oakwood University

Rufus Ranatanga, PhD

donranatunga@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-7116

Oakwood University

Marlon Rhem, PhD

mrhem@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-8437

Oakwood University

Melissa Richardson, PhD

mrichardson@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-7475

Oakwood University

Diane Tucker, PhD

dtucker@uab.edu

(205) 934-8885 

UAB

Elaine Vanterpool, PhD

evanterpool@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-7465

Oakwood University

Tracey Wilson, PhD

twilson@lawsonstate.edu

(205) 929-3461

Lawson State

Important Contacts

Name

Email

Phone

MERIT Role

Kellie Carter, PhD

kcarter@uab.edu

(205) 996-2220

Co-Director for Teaching Instruction

Mary Jane Krotzer, PhD

mkrotzer@stillman.edu

(205) 366-8929

Co-Director at Stillman College

Kenneth Laihing, PhD

laihing@oakwood.edu

(256) 726-8463

Co-Director at Oakwood University

Farah Lubin, PhD

flubin@uab.edu

(205) 996-6084

Co-Director for Research Training

Lisa Schwiebert, PhD

lschwieb@uab.edu

(205) 934-3970

Program Director

Scott Snyder, PhD

ssnyder@uab.edu

(205) 934-8475

Program Evaluator

Tracey Wilson, PhD

twilson@lawsonstate.edu

(205) 929-3461

Co-Director at Lawson State