Research Faculty

  • Birur, Badari, M.D.

    BiruAssociate Professor

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

  • 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

  • Dwivedi, Yogesh, Ph.D.

    YogeshElesabeth Ridgely Shook Professor
    Director, Division of Behavioral Neurobiology

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

  • Fargason, Rachel, M.D.

    2019 RachelFargason1Patrick Linton Professor
    Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Adult Psychiatry

  • Fobian, Aaron, Ph.D.

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    Assistant Professor

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Lee, Junghee, Ph.D.

    avatarAssociate Professor
    Geropsychiatry Research Chair

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Social cognition in psychiatric disorders and cognitive aging

  • 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

  • May, Roberta, M.A.

    MayAssociate Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • 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

  • Randolph, Brittney, Ph.D.

    james cullinanAssistant Professor
    Clinical Psychologist

  • Roberts, Rosalinda C., Ph.D.

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

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Schizophrenia

  • Shelton, Richard C., M.D.

    SheltonCharles B. Ireland Professor
    Vice Chair for Research

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Mood disorders

  • Thomas, Justin, Ph.D.

    Justin ThomasAssistant Professor

    Research and Clinical Interests
    Sleep Dsorders