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When you train with us, you'll find rewarding relationships with our entire team. Take a few moments to learn a little more about us!


Discover Our Exceptional Educators

The leaders of our fellowship program are all national leaders in the specialty. Each has a passion for providing life-changing care for our patients today and for ensuring that care for tomorrow through training and discovery.

  • Mark Newbrough, MD
  • Alayne Markland, DO, MSc
  • Walter Baehr, III, MD (Program Director)
  • Emily Dodenhoff, MD
  • Mark Newbrough, MD

    Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Director

  • Alayne Markland, DO, MSc

    Geriatric Medicine Associate Fellowship Director

  • Walter Baehr, III, MD

    Palliative Medicine Fellowship Director

  • Emily Dodenhoff, MD

    Palliative Medicine Fellowship Associate Director


Get to Know Your Fellow Trainees

As a national leader in our field, we attract trainees from across the United States and beyond. We find tremendous strength in this diversity, and we look forward to including you in our dynamic team of trainees.

Palliative Care Fellows

Dyan Alvarez, MD

Dyan Alvarez, MD

Medical School: Our Lady of Fatima University College of Medicine – Philippines
Residency: Internal Medicine, UAB Huntsville – Huntsville, AL
Undergraduate/Graduate: University of Santo Tomas (Biology) – Manila Philippines

Gabe Daniels, MD

Gabe Daniels, MD

Medical School: University of Florida, College of Medicine
Residency: Pediatrics, UAB
University of Florida (Biology)

Justine McGiboney, MD

Justine McGiboney, MD

Medical School: Virginia Tech, Carilion School of Medicine
Residency: Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Undergraduate/Graduate: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Biochemistry)

John Rainwater, MD

John Rainwater, MD

Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine
Residency: Internal Medicine, Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center 
Undergraduate/Graduate: Furman University (Modern Languages and Literature-Spanish)



Geriatric Medicine Fellows

Belinda Williams, MD

Belinda Williams, MD

Medical School: St. George's University - St. George, Grenada
Residency: Internal Medicine, NYU-Woodhull Medical Center - New York City, New York
Undergraduate/Graduate: University of Toronto (Biochemistry/Neuroscience) - Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Ready to unlock your potential?

Peruse our programs to get a sense of the rich fellowship training experience that awaits you at UAB.
Geriatric Medicine Palliative Medicine


Got questions? Don't hesitate to reach out.

ElizabethMcAlisterI'd be delighted to talk with you about the many exciting possibilities that await you at UAB and Birmingham. Contact me for more details about Geriatric Medicine fellowship.

Elizabeth McAlister, Education Administration

(205) 934-7972

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