Experts Guide
UAB’s public relations specialists are the fastest, most efficient way for reporters to reach UAB experts on deadline. Call 205-934-3884.

We also have a full-service broadcast team that can facilitate interviews for TV, radio or Skype and provide b-roll or sound on request. Search by topic or name to find featured experts or contact Public Relations for additional information.
Emergency Medicine & Crisis Management Experts

Justin Arnold, D.O.

Emergency medicine • Toxicology • Drug abuse • Poison


James Galbraith, M.D.

Emergency medicine • HIV testing and prevention • Hepatitis C testing and prevention • Opioid abuse • Needle sharing programs • HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for victims of sexual assault

Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D.

Trauma • Critical care • Pre-hospital emergency care • Resuscitation outcomes research • Bleeding control techniques/large volume blood replacement • Stop the Bleed, a public awareness campaign urging bystander education on bleeding control

Jason Kirby, Ph.D.

Infrastructure implications after major flooding • Implications of the volume of rainfall • Difference between storm water sewage and drinking water systems • Damage to roads and foundations • Evacuation best practices • Insurance filing • Sustainability

Josh Klapow, Ph.D.

Clinical psychology • Behavior therapy • Relationship issues • Psychological first aid • Crisis and disaster psychological response

Sadis Matalon, Ph.D.

Lung injury • Effects of chlorine and other harmful gases to the lung

Janyce Sanford, M.D.

Emergency medicine • Quality and patient safety • Health policy • Pre-hospital emergency care

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