Faculty

  • Kennedy, John I., Jr., MD

    FacultyPhotoKennedyNewProfessor
    Senior Advisor and Director for Wellness - Department of Medicine

    Areas of Interest
    Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Sepsis, Mechanical Ventilation, Quality Improvement

  • Kiedrowski, Megan, PhD

    acosta laraAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Cystic Fibrosis

  • Krick, Stefanie MD, PhD

    FacultyPhotoKrickAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Pulmonary Medicine, Vascular Medicine

  • Kulkarni, Tejaswini, MD, MPH

    FacultyPhotoKulkarniAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Interstitial Lung Disease, Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • LaFon, David, M.D.

    FacultyPhotoLaFonInstructor

    Areas of Interest
    Immunity in Pneumococcal Infections

  • Larson-Casey, Jennifer, PhD

    FacultyPhotoCaseyTwoEditAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease

  • Leon, Kevin J., MD

    FacultyPhotoLeonNewProfessor
    Associate Dean for Undergraduate Medical Education - UAB School of Medicine

    Areas of Interest
    Adult Cystic Fibrosis

  • Li, Fu Jun, MD, PhD

    FacultyPhotoFuJunLiAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Pulmonary Fibrosis and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

  • Liu, Gang, MD, PhD

    FacultyPhotoGangLiuUpdateEndowed Professor in Lung Cellular and Molecular Biology

    Areas of Interest
    MicroRNAs in Pulmonary Inflammation, Hypertension and Fibrosis

  • Liu, Rui-Ming, MD, PhD, DABT

    FacultyPhotoRuiMingLiuProfessor

    Areas of Interest
    Oxidative stress, aging, and aging related diseases, IPF and Alzheimer's disease

  • Luckhardt, Tracy, MD

    FacultyPhotoLuckhardtAssociate Professor
    Medical Director, Specialty Care Unit & Pulmonary Inpatient Service
    Director, UAB Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship Program

    Areas of Interest
    Pulmonary Fibrosis, Interstitial Lung Disease

  • McDonald, Merry-Lynn, PhD

    FacultyPhotoMcDonaldAssistant Professor
    Director of Integrative 'Omics, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine

    Areas of Interest
    COPD, Muscle Wasting, Genetic Epidemiology, Systems Biology

  • Mutyam, Venkateshwar, PhD

    FacultyPhotoMutyamAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Mechanical Defects of Ion Transport in Airway Epithelial Cells

  • Nahm, Moon, MD

    FacultyPhotoNahmProfessor
    Director - WHO Pneumococcal Serology Reference Laboratory
    Director - NIH Bacterial Respiratory Pathogen Reference Library at UAB

    Areas of Interest
    Immune Responses to Pneumococci and Pneumonia Vaccines

  • O'Reilly, Philip J., MD

    FacultyPhotoOReillyAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    COPD, Emphysema, Chronic Bronchitis

  • Page, David, M.D.

    FacultyPhotoPageAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Emergency Medicine and Outcomes Research

  • Parekh, Trisha, D.O.

    FacultyPhotoParekhEditAssistant Professor


    Areas of Interest
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Health Disparities, Social Determinants of Health, Healthcare Costs

  • Patterson, Patricia, MD, FCCP, FAASM

    FacultyPhotoPattersonAssistant Professor
    Medical Director of the UAB Sleep-Wake Disorders Center

    Areas of Interest
    Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Disorders Medicine

  • Phillips, Scott, PhD

    FacultyPhotoPhillipsAssistant Professor

    Areas of Interest:
    Pulmonary Fibrosis

  • Raju, S. Vamsee, B. Pharm, PhD

    FacultyPhotoRajuAssociate Professor

    Areas of Interest
    Pathophysiologic Mechanisms of Altered Epithelial Ion Transport