Faculty

  • Aduroja, Tolulope, M.D., MPH

    AdurojaAssociate Professor
    Inpatient Psychiatry Medical Director, Children's of Alabama
    Associate Program Director, Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Disruptive Behavior Disorder, Mood Disorder and Psychotic Disorder in Child and
                                                  Adolescents, Autism, Schizophrenia

  • Ascherman, Lee, M.D., MPH

    lee aschermanProfessor
    Vice Chair for Education and Training
    Director, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Birur, Badari, M.D.

    BiruAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    First Episode Psychosis, Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology

  • Bukelis, Irena, M.D.

    bukelis irenaAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Cropsey, Karen, Psy.D.

    CropseyConatser-Turner Endowed Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Criminal Justice, Substance Abuse, Tobbacco, Opiates, HIV

  • Cullinan, James, D.O.

    james cullinanAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Disruptive Behavior Disorder, Mood Disorder and Psychotic Disorder in Child and Adolescents, Autism, Schizophrenia

  • Dantzler, John, Ph.D.

    DantzlerAssociate Professor
    Executive Director of UAB Substance Abuse and Criminal Justice Programs
    Beacon Addiction Treatment Center

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Substance Abuse

  • Dantzler, Kay, M.D.

    Dantzler KayAssistant Professor
    Medical Director of Community Psychiatry Program

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Community psychiatry, adults with serious mental illness

  • Dwivedi, Yogesh, Ph.D.

    YogeshProfessor
    Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Endowed Chair in Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders, Suicide, Signal Transduction, Gene Regulation, Epigenetics

  • Fargason, Rachel, M.D.

    FargasonProfessor and Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Feldman, Jacqueline, M.D.

    FeldmanProfessor Emeritus

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Public Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Serious Mental Illness

  • Fobian, Aaron, Ph.D.

    fobian

    Assistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Obesity, Sleep, Non-Epileptic Seizures, Chronic Pain

  • Ford, Charles V., M.D.

    FordProfessor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Anxiety Disorders, Somatoform Disorders, and Medical Legal Issues

  • Freeman Sherry, Katherin, M.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child/Adolescent Psychiatry; Childhood Grief and Trauma in Children and Adolescents

  • Friedman, Vivian, Ph.D.

    Friedman VivianProfessor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Clinical Child/Adolescent Psychologist

  • Gamble, Karen, Ph.D.

    GambleAssociate Professor
    Tate Jordan Thomas Professorship in Psychiatric Medicine

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Circadian Rhythms, Biological Clocks, Shift Work, Entrainment, Suprachiasmatic Nucleus

  • Grant, Merida M., Ph.D.

    Grant MeridaAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult depression

  • Hanson, Ashley, Ph.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Houck, Carl, M.D.

    Houck CarlAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Psychiatric Problems in Medical Patients

  • Julian, Rachel, M.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Community Psychiatry, Seriously Mentally Ill

  • Kim, Jung, M.D.

    RS18663 Jung Kim 12 lprAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Kinney, F. Cleveland, Ph.D., M.D.

    ClevelandProfessor Emeritus

    Research and Clinical Interest
    Geriatric psychiatry, Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementing Disorders, Depression, Psychotic Disorders, Psychopharmacology Research

  • Kraguljac, Nina, M.D., M.A.

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    Assistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Behavioral Neurobiology

  • Lahti, Adrienne C., M.D.

    lahtiPatrick H. Linton Professor
    Director, Division of Behavioral Neurobiology, Co-Director, Alabama Advanced Imaging Consortium

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Neuroimaging

  • Lane, Pete, D.O.

    Peter Lane HeadshotAssociate Professor, Medical Director of Addiction Medicine

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Addictive disorders 

  • Li, Li, M.D., Ph.D.

    LiAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders, Opioids Dependence

  • Martin, Clinton, M.D.

    clinton martinAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child and Adolescent

  • Martinez, Jesse "Tobias"

    Martinez Jesse CAssistant Professor
    Co-Director, Medical Student Neuroscience Module
    Medical Director, Psychiatric Intake Response Center and Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at Children's of Alabama

    Research and Clinical Interests: Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry

  • May, Roberta, M.A.

    MayAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • McMahan, Amy, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W.

    Amy McMahanAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Persons with Serious Mental Illnesses, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Meador-Woodruff, James H., M.D.

    meador woodruffHeman E. Drummond Professor & Chairman

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Cellular and Subcellular Alterations of Neural Circuitry and Molecular Expression in Schizophrenia

  • Montgomery-Barefield, Laura, M.D.

    Montgomery BarefieldProfessor of Psychiatry
    Psychiatry Residency Training Director
    Medical Director of Outpatient Child and Adolescent Psychaitry, Children's of Alabama

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent

  • Nakazawa, Kazutoshi, M.D., Ph.D.

    NakazawaAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia, Depression, Stress, Psychosis, NMDA Receptor, Interneuron, Synchronous Oscillation, Dopamine, Transgenic Mice

  • Nimmagadda, Janaki, M.D.

    nimmigaddaAssistant  Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent

  • Paddock, Cayce, M.D.

    PaddockAssistant Professor, Director of Addiction Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult psychiatry

  • Parker, Pamela, M.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests

  • Patton, Rita, M.D.

    PattonAssistant Professor
    Director, Psychosomatic-Fellowship
    Director, Division of Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Affective Disorders and Adult ADHD

  • Penherski, Peter, M.D.

    Penherski Peter 2Associate Professor
    Medical Director, Center for Psychiatric Medicine

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Inpatient Care

  • Preston, Taylor, M.D.

    PrestonAssistant Professor
    Director of Medical Student Education
    Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult psychiatry

  • Redwine, Bates, M.D.

    Redwine BatesAssociate Professor
    Training Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program

    Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Geriatrics, ECT, Dementia, and Late-Life Depression

  • Roberts, Rosalinda C., Ph.D.

    RosalindaKathy Ireland Professor of Psychiatry
    Director, Alabama Brain Collection

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia

  • Rubin, Samuel, M.D.

    Rubin SamuelAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Intensive Psychoanalytic Treatment of Children, Adolescents, and Adults, Eating Disorders, Gender Issues and Learning Disorders.

  • Savage, Robert, Ph.D.

    SavageProfessor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • Shelton, Richard C., M.D.

    SheltonCharles B. Ireland Professor & Vice Chair for Research

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • Sivaraman, Soumya, M.D.

    Soumya SivaramanAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, Severe Mental Illness, ECT

  • Smith, Nathan, M.D.

    Smith Nathan 3Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Outpatient Adult Psychiatry

  • Thomas, Justin, Ph.D.

    Justin ThomasAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Sleep Dsorders

  • Thurstin, A. Hal, Ph.D.

    Thurstin HalProfessor and Chief Psychologist
    Director of Internship Training

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Geriatrics

  • Tolbert, Lelland, Ph.D., L.P.C.

    Tolbert LellandProfessor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent

  • Wallace, Marion, Ph.D.

    marion wallaceAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Psychotherapy, Adolescence

  • Yalamanchili, Vinita, M.D.

    Yalamanchili VinitaAssociate Professor
    Associate Program Director
    Psychiatry Residency Program

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent

  • Yoon, Yesie, M.D.

    yesie yoonAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child Psychiatry