Redwine BatesUAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology announces the appointment of M. Bates Redwine, M.D., Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry, as Director of Ambulatory Psychiatry for the department. In this role, he will provide leadership and oversight of outpatient clinical operations in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology.

 Dr. Redwine currently serves as Director of Geriatric Psychiatry as well as the Training Director of the department’s Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship Program. In addition to his leadership roles, Dr. Redwine is an active clinician, providing inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care to adults and geriatric patients at UAB.

 A seasoned clinician-leader and valued member of faculty in the UAB Department of Psychiatry for more than a decade, Dr. Redwine has successfully managed Geriatric psychiatry services across UAB.  “We are very pleased that Dr. Redwine has agreed to serve in this capacity and confident that he will continue to optimize service provision in this vital area of our clinical portfolio,” said Dr. Meador-Woodruff, Heman E. Drummond Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry.

 Dr. Redwine graduated from Medical College of Georgia in 1994. He went on to complete his residency in General Psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina, followed by a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Emory University. In 2007, he joined UAB Psychiatry as an Assistant Professor, and in 2013 was promoted to Associate Professor. His clinical interests include geriatric psychiatric conditions, especially dementia and late-life depression, as well as Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and other somatic treatments.