Department Leadership

Mitchell B. Cohen, M.D.
Mitchell B. Cohen, M.D.

Katharine Reynolds Ireland Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Physician in Chief, Children's of Alabama

Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., M.P.H.

Vice-Chair for Outcomes

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., MPH
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., MPH

Vice-Chair for Community Engagement

Peter Glaeser, M.D.
Peter Glaeser, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Clinical Affairs

David Kimberlin, M.D.
David Kimberlin, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Clinical and Translational Research 

Michele H. Nichols, M.D.
Michele H. Nichols, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Education

Richard J. Whitley, M.D.
Richard J. Whitley, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Research

Tina Simpson, M.D.
Tina Simpson, M.D.

Vice-Chair for Faculty Development

Division Directors

Terry Wall, M.D.
Terry Wall, M.D.

Director
Division of Academic General Pediatrics

Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., MPH
Tamera Coyne-Beasley, M.D., MPH

Director
Division of Adolescent Medicine

Prescott Atkinson, M.D., Ph.D.
Prescott Atkinson, M.D., Ph.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology

Yung R. Lau, M.D.
Yung R. Lau, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Michael Taylor, M.D.
Michael Taylor, M.D.

Director
Division of Child Abuse Pediatrics

Nancy Tofil, M.D., M.Ed.
Nancy Tofil, M.D., M.Ed.

Director
Division of Pediatric Critical Care

Laura McGuinn, M.D
Laura McGuinn, M.D.

Director
Division of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Peter Glaeser, M.D.
Peter Glaeser, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Ambika Ashraf, M.D.
Ambika Ashraf, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Endocrinology

Reed Dimmitt, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Reed Dimmitt, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Director
Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Girish Dhall, M.D.
Girish Dhall, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Robert F. Pass, M.D.
Robert Pass, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Richard J. Whitley, M.D.
Richard J. Whitley, M.D.

Co-Director
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

David Kimberlin, M.D.
David Kimberlin, M.D.

Co-Director
Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Waldemar A. Carlo, M.D.
Waldemar A. Carlo, M.D.

Co-Director
Division of Neonatology

Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D.
Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D.

Co-Director
Division of Neonatology

Daniel Feig, M.D., Ph.D., M.S.
Daniel Feig, M.D., Ph.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Leon S. Dure, M.D.
Leon S. Dure, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Neurology

Hector Gutierrez, M.D.
Hector Gutierrez, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Drew Davis, M.D.
Drew Davis, M.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Rehab Medicine

Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D.
Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D.

Director
Division of Pediatric Rheumatology