Center Leadership
Center Director      
Anupam Agarwal 5 Anupam Agarwal, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Associate Directors
RS19422 Paul Sanders 5 scr Paul W. Sanders, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham 

ravindra mehta sml Ravindra L. Mehta, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of California, San Diego

The Administrative core of the UAB-UCSD O'Brien Center coordinates the diverse activities of the center.

  • Facilitates interactions and collaborations among the researchers of the center
  • Ensures quality control of the core services
  • Promotes scientific development through Education and Pilot funding
  • Organizes and supports seminars, journal clubs and symposia
  • Coordinates with CTSA enrichment programs
  • Trains summer research students/fellows
  • Maintains communication with the members