King jerry       Jerry P. King Jr., BS, RRT, MAEd
Interim Program Director, Assistant Professor                   
1705 University Blvd.
SHPB 443
Birmingham, AL  35294
  Jerry King is the interim program director for the Respiratory Therapy Program. He practiced respiratory therapy for five years while working at Baptist Medical Center Montclair and UAB Hospital before joining the School of Health Professions. Mr. King has extensive clinical experience in critical care medicine.Mr. King received his Bachelor of Science degree with a certificate in Respiratory Therapy (2000) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and Master of Science in Education (2007) from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

His areas of interests are tobacco cessation, critical care, physical assessment and professional development.
      Granger Wes       Wesley M. Granger, Ph.D., RRT, FAARC                                    
Associate Professor
1705 University Blvd.
SHPB 445
Birmingham, AL  35294
  Dr. Granger has over 40 years of experience in Respiratory Therapy including Clinical and Academic Education positions. Dr. Granger is a Scientist in the UAB Lung Health Center and the UAB Minority Health and Research Center. Research Interests include Mathematical Modeling of physiologic systems.

Dr. Granger received his BA Degree in Microbiology from the University of South Florida, Tampa Florida in 1972. He received his PhD in Physiology from the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta Georgia in 1983. Dr. Granger is an active member of the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care (ASRC), American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC), and the American Physiological Society (APS).