Dr. Lisa Reburn became Project Director for the Division of eLearning and Professional Studies in April 2013. In this role, Reburn collaborates with individuals across campus in the development and completion of major projects and tasks. She also serves in the Division as the ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Coordinator where she assists with accessibility issues related to online learning.
Reburn came to UAB in April 2013 from the University of North Alabama where she served as ADA Coordinator. She was previously at UAB as full-time faculty from 2007-2011. During this time, she served as the Director of an academic certification project within The School of Optometry and was the principal investigator and administrator of a federal personnel preparation grant during that time. Reburn has over twenty-five years’ experience teaching and working with individuals with a wide variety of disabilities.
Reburn holds a B.S. in Elementary Education, and a M.A. in Special Education, Visual Impairments from Florida State University. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Special Education. She also holds several relevant certificates and endorsements. Dr. Reburn has been deeply involved in the founding and development of several projects, including a non-profit foundation, three projects involving the Alabama Governor’s office, programs to assist traumatized children and advocacy efforts to work with medical organizations to reduce morbidity and mortality of newborns.