ISSS Staff

Please direct all inquiries to, and a member of our team will respond to you as soon as possible (usually same-day, but within two business days). For in-depth questions, please attend ISSS Office Hours on Zoom, held weekly for each specific area of ISSS support. The Zoom link and passcode are in the weekly Globetrotter e-newsletter delivered to UAB/UABMC email addresses every Monday morning. Please read the Globetrotter before emailing

J-1 Exchange Visitor inquiries: every Monday, 2:30-4 PM CST

Permanent Residence/general inquiries with the Director: every Tuesday, 3-5 PM CST

F-1 and J-1 Student inquiries: every Wednesday, 3-4:30 PM CST

H-1B/O-1/TN/E-3 International Employee inquiries: every Friday, 1-3 PM CST

Alyette N.

Assistant Director for International Scholar Services, ECFMG TPL This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Alyette is originally from France. She earned her law degree in France in 2009 and worked as an Associate Lawyer in private practice for five years before moving to the US with her husband in 2014. After a year in Michigan, she moved to Alabama in 2015 and worked as a paralegal for an immigration law firm in Tuscaloosa for two years on various immigration cases (employment and family-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions). She joined UAB in May 2017 as a J-1 Immigration Advisor and became Assistant Director for International Scholar Services in June 2019. She advises all J-1 Research Scholars and J-1 Physicians sponsored by ECFMG pursuing a residency or fellowship program at UAB. She is currently working remotely from Michigan, where she moved back with her husband and daughter. Alyette enjoys traveling the US and the world as much as she can, spending time with her family and her friends, and cooking.