Medical Student Services is the student affairs office for the medical school. We support the academic mission with a focus on student wellness, personal growth and professional development. We weave a support system through learning communities, individual career advising, academic tutoring, and service learning opportunities. 

Medical Student Services partners with the below offices to support student development.


ReportIt is an online system students can use to report concerns or commendations about anything related to medical school faculty, students, staff, or facilities. Reports are sent to the appropriate member of the administration for follow-upStudents have the option to submit a report anonymously, but we encourage you to include contact information, so leaders can follow up on the report. Anonymous reports are often difficult to act on in a meaningful way.

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Nicholas Van Wagoner, MD, PhD
Associate Dean for Students

Caroline Harada, MD 
Assistant Dean for Community-Engaged Scholarship

Todd Peterson, MD
Assistant Dean for Students

Lanita S. Carter, PhD
Director of Medical Education and Student Services
Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

Denise Coston, MAE
Administrative Associate for Dr. Van Wagoner & Dr. Peterson

Dale Dickinson, PhD
Director of Medical Student Affairs
Tuscaloosa Regional Medical Campus

Britney Sellers, MPH
Director of Medical Education and Student Services
Montgomery Regional Medical Campus

Brook A. Hubner, PhD
Director of Academic Success

Jason Noah, MEd
Program Director for Student Success

Contact Information

Phone: 205-934-3411
An MSS dean or director is always on call. You can reach MSS On-Call anytime by calling UAB Paging and asking to page the MSS Director on Call.