Faculty promotions 2021

Effective October 1, 2021, six faculty members from UAB Department of Neurology have acheived promotions and awards of tenure. We are delighted to announce these accomplishments and recognize these individuals for their outstanding contributions to academic medicine in providing excellent patient care. 

Profesor and Chair, David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D, remarks, "I am very excited to recognize these outstanding members of the Neurology faculty, who have made important contributions to the full spectrum of UAB’s mission: research, teaching, and service to our patients and our community."

Promoted to Professor

Jennifer DeWolfe, D.O.
Associate Professor – Promotion to Professor

Promoted to Associate Professor

Wolfgang Muhlhofer, M.D.
Assistant Professor – Promotion to Associate Professor

Awarded Tenure

Amy Amara, M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor – Award of Tenure

Toby Gropen, M.D.
Professor – Award of Tenure

Mohamed Kazamel, M.D.
Associate Professor – Award of Tenure

John Rinker, M.D.
Associate Professor – Award of Tenure

Committed to state-of-the-art care for neurological disorders

The UAB Department of Neurology is home to more than 80 faculty organized around eight comprehensive divisions and seven centers.


Through laboratory, clinical and translational research our faculty are expanding knowledge and exploring new treatments and cures.


We believe strongly that the residency program is at the heart of any great department, and our residents have unsurpassed opportunities for training in clinical care, research and teaching.

Patient Care

The experienced neurologists at UAB offer patients the most advanced neurological care available.

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