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Health Disparities Researchers

  • Dreer, Laura, PhD

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    Associate Professor; Director, Psychological & Neuropsychology Clinical Research Services

    Areas of Interest
    adjustment to chronic health conditions; development of health promotion interventions for patients and family caregivers

  • Girkin, Christopher A., MD, MSPH, FACS

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    Professor; EyeSight Foundation of Alabama Endowed Chair, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital; Glaucoma Fellowship Director

    Areas of Interest
    pediatric and adult glaucoma, complex cataracts

  • McGwin, Gerald, MS, PhD

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    Professor; Associate Director, Clinical Research Unit

    Areas of Interest
    epidemiology

  • Owsley, Cynthia, PhD, MSPH

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    Professor; Nathan E. Miles Chair of Ophthalmology; Director, Clinical Research Unit

    Areas of Interest
    aging-related vision impairment and eye disease; vision and driving; improving eye care access and quality for underserved populations

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