Key Personnel at UAB

NameOrganizationRole on Project
William W. Andrews, PhD, MD Chairman, UAB OB/GYN Principal Investigator
Holly E. Richter, PhD, MD Professor, Urogynecology and Pelvic
Reconstructive Surgery
Research Director/
Recruitment Officer

OB/GYN Department Senior Mentors

Name Organization Role on Project
William W. Andrews, PhD, MD Chairman, UAB OB/GYN Principal Investigator,
Senior Mentor
G. Wright Bates, MD Reproductive Endocrinology 
and Infertility Services
Senior Mentor
Warner Huh, MD GYN Oncology Former WRHR Scholar,
Senior Mentor
Todd Jenkins, MD, MHA Women's Reproductive Healthcare Senior Mentor
Holly E. Richter, PhD, MD Urogynecology and Pelvic
Reconstructive Surgery
Former WRHR Scholar,
Research Director,
Senior Mentor
Alan T.N. Tita, MD, MPH, PhD Maternal Fetal Medicine Former WRHR Scholar,
Senior Mentor

Non-Departmental UAB Senior Mentors

NameOrganizationRole on Project
Monica Baskin, PhD Preventive Medicine and
Nutrition Sciences
Senior Mentor
Etty Beneveniste, PhD Cell Developmental and Integrative 
Biology, Neurobiology, Neurology
Senior Mentor
Fred Biasini, PhD Psychology Senior Mentor
Donald J. Buchsbaum, PhD Radiation Oncology Senior Mentor
Waldemar Carlo, MD Pediatrics, Neonatology Senior Mentor
David D. Chaplin, MD, PhD Microbiology (Medicine/Pulmonary), 
Allergy and Critical Care
Senior Mentor
Gary Cutter, PhD Biostatistics Senior Mentor
Mona Fouad, MD, MPH Preventive Medicine,
Minority Health and Health 
Disparities Research Center
Senior Mentor
Timothy Garvey, MD Nutrition Sciences Senior Mentor
Patricia Goode, MSN, MD Geriatric Medicine
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Senior Mentor
Christopher Klug, PhD Microbiology Senior Mentor
Nita Limdi, PhD Neurology (Nephrology, Clinical 
Pharmacology and Toxicology, 
Epidemiology)
Senior Mentor
Mark Lockhart, MD, PhD Radiology Senior Mentor
Gerald McGwin, PhD Epidemiology Senior Mentor
Casey D. Morrow, PhD Cell Development & Integrative 
Biology, Medicine & Microbiology
Senior Mentor
Chandrika Piyathilake, BDS, MPH, PHD Nutrition Sciences Senior Mentor
Michael Saag, MD Infectious Diseases Senior Mentor
Isabel Scarinci, PhD Preventive Medicine, Assoc. Director
for Faculty Development & Education
Senior Mentor

Senior Program Support

NameOrganizationRole on Project
Jeffery Szychowski, PhD Center for Women's Reproductive Health Director, Biostatistics and 
Data Management Core
Tongia F. Feagins, BA Center for Women's Reproductive Health Administrator