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Welcome to UAB’s Department of Psychology

We are one of the largest undergraduate majors on campus, the home of three excellent graduate programs, and a center for cutting-edge research conducted by faculty and students working together.


Injuries are the leading cause of child death in the United States and much of the world. Although sometimes labelled “accidental," almost all injuries can be prevented. The lab conducts cutting-edge, innovative research designed to improve children’s health and safety.

Director: David C. Schwebel