The Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences


New Shcool of Health Proffesions BuildingThe Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences is comprised of academic programs essential to today’s healthcare system. You will be prepared in a variety of disciplines ranging from diagnosis of illness and disease, administration of advanced treatment therapies, and performance of vital roles in surgical suites plus outpatient and inpatient healthcare settings. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says healthcare is one of the fastest growing occupational sectors from 2010-2020, adding 3.4 million more new jobs. You will be poised for a wide variety of opportunities due to the outstanding education you receive at UAB.

Welcome from the Chair

Dr. ChiaseraOn behalf of the faculty and staff of the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences in the School of Health Professions, I welcome you to our website.
If you are a first time visitor, I invite you to explore our disciplines in more detail to see the variety of programs and curriculum options offered within our department. Our department includes academic programs leading to a bachelor of science degree in Biomedical Sciences and master of science degree options in Biotechnology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Genetic Counseling and Physician Assistant Studies.  Our major focus in the department is on the development of high quality signature programs and our profile of programs is growing.  Please check back often to see what is new in the coming year.

Healthcare Elective Courses

CurriculumIcon2The Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences offers a variety of healthcare focused electives that are available to undergraduate, graduate, and non-degree students. These courses are ideal for students that are entering a health profession, want to learn more about healthcare or are currently enrolled in a health profession program.

Faculty and Staff

FacultyStaff IconOur faculty create a culture of innovation and collaboration that embraces social responsibility and entrepreneurial principles. UAB faculty are teachers, scholars, researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs who earn the highest honors in their fields, lead professional societies and provide exceptional mentoring and training.

Contact Us

BMD IconDepartment of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
430 School of Health Professions Building
1705 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL  35294-1212