Director, Program for Environmental and Translational Medicine

Areas of Interest
Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Mycobacterial Disease, Pleural Disease

Dr. Antony is Professor of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB).  Dr. Antony's medical training began at Christian Medical College in Ludhiana, India. Following medical school, Dr. Antony progressed to an internship and residency at New York's Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Following her Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship training in the University of Colorado's School of Medicine, Dr. Antony worked in Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, the Indiana University School of Medicine, and the University of Florida before beginning her work at UAB in 2010.

Dr. Antony‚Äôs research is focused on environmental and translational medicine, cystic fibrosis, pleural disease, and lung injury. Active studies involve work in the development of novel anti-fibrotic therapies, disease-relevant animal models of non-resolving fibrosis, the role of HO-1 in protection against bromine-induced lung injury/fibrosis, and the infrastructure needed to support cystic fibrosis clinical trials. 

Education & Training

Medical School
Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, India

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY

Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center,  Brooklyn, NY

University of Colorado, School of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship, Denver, CO

Contact Information


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Office Phone
(205) 975-3258

(205) 934-1721

Beeper #

Deirdre Davidson
Ph: (205) 934-5059
Fax: (205) 934-1721