Faculty

  • Birur, Badari, M.D.

    BiruAssociate Professor

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

  • Bukelis, Irena, M.D.

    bukelis irenaAssociate Professor
    Associate Psychiatry Residency Training Director 

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Autism, Physician Wellness

  • Chang, Connie, M.D.

    james cullinanAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Clevenger, Caitlin, Ph.D.

    james cullinanAssistant Professor
    Clinical Psychologist

  • Cropsey, Karen, Psy.D.

    CropseyVivian Conatser-Turner Professor of Psychiatry
    Interim Vice Chair for Research Training and Faculty Development 

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

  • Cullinan, James, D.O.

    james cullinanAssociate Professor
    Interim Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Director, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship
    Chief of Service, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Children's of Alabama

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

  • Dantzler, John, Ph.D.

    DantzlerAssociate Professor
    Vice Chair for Addiction Programs
    Beacon Recovery 

    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 Professor of Psychiatry

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

  • Ehrlich, Matthew, M.D.

    RS30605 Matthew Ehrlich resizedAssistant Professor
    Medical Student Clerkship Director 

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Geriatric Psychiatry


  • Falola, Michael, M.D., M.P.H.

    Falola Michael 1023429933 003Assistant Professor
    Engel Scholar in Psychiatry

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders

  • Fargason, Rachel, M.D.

    2019 RachelFargason1Patrick Linton Professor
    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

  • Findley, Harry, MSW, LICSW

    Findley HarryAssistant Professor
    Director, Division of Public Psychiatry
    Executive Director, Community Psychiatry Program

    Research and Clinical Interests:
    Community Psychiatry, Psychiatric Social Work, Assertive Community Treatment, Serious Mental Illness

  • Fobian, Aaron, Ph.D.

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    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

  • Friedman, Vivian, Ph.D.

    Friedman VivianProfessor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • 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 MeridaAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult depression

  • Hanson, Ashley, Ph.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Hardaway, J. Andrew, Ph.D.

    avatarAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests:
    Neural Circuits, Obesity, Eating Disorders, Diabetes, Amygdala

  • 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

  • Kano, Shinichi, M.D., Ph.D.

    KanoResizedAssociate Professor

     

  • 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
    Director, Resident Research Track 
    Interim Director of Psychiatry ED Services

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Behavioral Neurobiology

  • Lahti, Adrienne C., M.D.

    lahtiF. Cleveland Kinney Professor and Interim Chair 
    Director, Comprehensive Neuroscience Center (CNC) 
    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.

    LiAssociate Professor
    Medical Director of Outpatient Public Sector Addiction Services

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood Disorders, Opioids Dependence

  • Lokken, Kristine, Ph.D.

    james cullinanAssistant Professor
    Clinical Psychologist

  • Macaluso, Matthew, D.O.

    Thurstin HalBee McWane Reid Professor
    Clinical Director, Depression and Suicide Center

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Treatment-Resistant Depression, Mood Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Drug Development, Clinical Trials, and Medical Education

  • Martinez, Jesse "Tobias", M.D.

    Martinez Jesse CAssistant Professor
    Co-Director, Medical Student Neuroscience Module
    Medical Director, Psychiatric Intake Response Center, Children's of Alabama
    Director, Child Psychiatry Clinical Services, Children's of Alabama

    Research and Clinical Interests 
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry

  • May, Roberta, M.A.

    MayAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • McMahan, Amy, MSW, LICSW

    Amy McMahanAssistant Professor

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

  • McQuade, Debra, Ph.D., M.D.

    Thurstin HalAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Meador-Woodruff, James H., M.D.

    meador woodruffHeman E. Drummond Professor 
    Senior VP for Mental Health Services, UAB Health System 

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

  • Niwa, Minae, Ph.D.

    RS30993 Minae Niwa 2resizedAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    psychosocial stress on brain maturation, function and behavior
  • Nowell, Tiffany, Ph.D.

    1.2Assistant Professor
    Director of Psychology Internship Training  

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Parker, Pamela, M.D.

    avatarAssociate Professor
    Division Director for Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry 

    Research and Clinical Interests

  • Patton, Rita, M.D.

    PattonAssociate Professor
    Director, Psychosomatic-Fellowship
    Division Director of Psychiatry Emergency Services

    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.

    Preston TaylorResizedAssociate Professor
    Director of Medical Student Education
    Training Director of Residency Program

  • Pruett, Brandon Scott, M.D., Ph.D.

    Pruett Brandon 1366855843Assistant Professor

  • Randolph, Brittney, Ph.D.

    james cullinanAssistant Professor
    Clinical Psychologist

  • Redwine, Bates, M.D.

    RS14932 Bates Redwine 4RTAssociate Professor
    Director, Division of Geriatric Psychiatry
    Director, Geriatric Fellowship Program
    Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry

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

  • Roberts, Rosalinda C., Ph.D.

    RS24927 Rosalinda Roberts 11 002Kathy Ireland Professor of Psychiatry
    Director, Alabama Brain Collection

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia

  • 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.

    Sivaraman Soumya web 2Assistant Professor
    Director of Electroconvulsive Therapy Services

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

  • Smith, Nathan, M.D., Professor Emeritus

    Smith Nathan 3Professor
    Interim Vice Chair of Education

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Outpatient Adult Psychiatry

  • Thomas, Alison R., Ph.D.

    ThomasAlisonresizedAssistant Professor
    Clinical Director, Community Psychiatry Program

  • Thomas, Justin, Ph.D.

    Justin ThomasAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Sleep Dsorders