Courses: SW 339: Child Welfare in Social Work, SW 428: Medical and Mental Health Social Work.

Wes Akins LICSW, PIP, is a Clinical Therapist at UAB’s 1917 Clinic. The majority of his career has had a dual focus, which has included Medical Social Work and academia. Wes first started teaching Social Work students at UAB in 1999 and he considers it a privilege to still serve on the faculty. Areas of interest include addiction and recovery, HIV, and social justice issues.