nathan smith uab psychiatry

Professor (Emeritus)
Interim Vice Chair of Education

Areas of Interest
- Outpatient Adult Psychiatry


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Education & Training 

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Residency, 1989

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Internship, 1986

University of Alabama School of Medicine
Medical School, 1985

The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
Graduate School, 1979

Contact Information

Administrative Support:
Rebecca Irvin
P: 205.975-4642 | F: 205.975.4879


Pursuing innovative research, providing state-of-the-art treatment of psychiatric disorders, and training the next-generation of psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is advancing the understanding of psychiatric disorders through an integrated approach of research, education, and patient care. Collaboration between laboratory research and clinical areas facilitate translational integration of research findings, with the goal of developing innovative and novel clinical interventions.


Advancing knowledge discovery in schizophrenia, depression and bipolar disorder, neurodegenerative disorders, substance abuse, and psychiatric disorders of childhood and the elderly


Developing future academic leaders, researched-focused clinical investigators and clinical psychiatrists through residency and fellowship training programs

Patient Care

 Providing state-of-the-art care through a 90-bed inpatient facilty, community-based clinics, and other patient focused programs