Experts Guide
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Department of Radiology

Areas of expertise: Fibroid Embolization, IVC Filter Retrievals, Chemoembolization, Radioembolization, Ablation

Department of Hematology/Oncology

Areas of expertise: Breast Cancer, Women's Health

Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care

Areas of expertise: Aging, Ambulatory Geriatric Care

Department of Government

Areas of expertise: American Government, State and Local Government, State Constitutions, Racial Politics, Black Conservatism

UAB Employee Wellness

Areas of expertise: Nutrition, Obesity, Wellness, Healthy Eating Habits

Department of Nutrition Sciences

Areas of expertise: Nutrition, Obesity, Aging

Department of History

Areas of expertise: American Intellectual and Cultural History, American Revolution and Early Republic, Historiography, Nationalism

Department of Genetics

Areas of expertise: Genetics, Precision Medicine

Division of Academic General Pediatrics

Areas of expertise: Children and Hot Car Deaths, Car Seat Safety, Caffeine and Teens, Child Gun Safety, Adolescent and Teen Suicide, Child Water Safety, Traveling with Children, Infant Safe Sleep, Postpartum Depression

Department of Art & Art History

Areas of expertise: Asian History specializing in South Asia, especially Hindu Temple Architecture & Indian Miniature Painting; Islamic Art; Himalayan Buddhist Art

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Areas of expertise: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Menstral Disorders, Contraception

Department of Ophthalmology

Areas of expertise: Eye Health

Department of History

Areas of expertise: U.S. Labor History, Transnational Labor, History of Film, the Great Depression

Department of Preventive Medicine

Areas of expertise: Heart Health, Obesity

Department of Nutrition Sciences

Areas of expertise: Nutrition, Obesity

Division of Infectious Diseases

Areas of expertise: Infectious Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Public Health

Department of Epidemiology

Areas of expertise: Infectious & Tropical Diseases, HIV Management & Prevention, Public Health, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Emerging Diseases, Zika, Ebola, HIV in Adolescents

Department of Ophthalmology

Areas of expertise: Eye Health

Department of English

Areas of expertise: Representations of Breast Cancer in the Media, Rhetoric & Composition, Professional Writing, Medical Discourse

Professor of Neurology

Areas of expertise: Aging, Mental Health, Neuroscience

Department of Health Care Organization and Policy 

Areas of expertise: Health Care Policy & Reform, Public Health, Affordable Care Act, Federal and State Health Policy, Open Enrollment, Health, Labor and Regulatory Economics

Division of Memory Disorders

Areas of expertise: Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia and Visual Processing

Department of Surgery

Areas of expertise: Xenotransplantation, Islet Xenotransplantation

Department of Pediatrics

Areas of expertise: Vaccines, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Cold & Flu in Children, Infectious Diseases Outbreaks, Antiviral Treatments, Whooping Cough, Congenital CMV, Neonatal Herpes

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