The focus of the Vascular Biology and Hypertension Program at UAB is training in the fundamental aspects of hypertension and vascular biology research. The Program emphasizes cellular and molecular  approaches to the study of cardiovascular control mechanisms. Each trainee is given in-depth experience in one area of investigation and broad exposure to the overall area of hypertension research.

Program Director
Suzanne Oparil, MD


David Calhoun, MD
Yiu-Fai Chen, PhD
Fadi Hage, MD
Suzanne Oparil, MD
C. Roger White, PhD                                                                   

Application Process

  • Interviews are scheduled after the first of the year with appointments beginning on July 1.
  • For more information, see Application Process info.
  • This is an NIH-funded training program. Applicants must hold M.D., D.V.M., D.D.S., O.D., Ph.D., or equivalent degrees and must be United States citizens or permanent residents by the time of fellowship activation.

Contact Information

Pam Jacobs, Office Administrator
Zeigler Research Building, Room 1034
703 19th Street South
Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0007

Email: jacobspm@uab.edu
Office Phone: (205) 934-2580
Office Fax: (205) 975-5119

Related Information

Vascular Biology and Hypertension Research
Vascular Biology & Hypertension Program Website