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.
Psychology, Mental Health & Social Issues Experts

Allyson Hall, Ph.D.

Health care policy, including the Affordable Care Act and new policies as they arise • Federal and state health policy issues • Medicaid

Josh Klapow, Ph.D.

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

Timothy Levine, Ph.D.

Deception • Lying • Persuasion • Interpersonal communication

Steve McCornack, Ph.D.

Deception and deceptive message production • Communication in close relationships • Romantic relationship problems

Megan McMurray Ph.D.

Psychology • Trauma and mental health • PTSD • Alcohol abuse

James Meador-Woodruff, M.D.

Schizophrenia • Mood disorders • Psychiatric education/mentorship • Cellular alterations of neural circuitry in schizophrenia • Molecular expression in schizophrenia

Gregory Pence, Ph.D.

Cloning and assisted reproduction • Emerging issues in bioethics • Medical ethics

David Schwebel, Ph.D.

Pedestrian safety • Child injury prevention • Texting & walking • Child gun safety • Playground safety • Technology-based injury intervention & prevention

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