Experts Guide
UAB’s public relations specialists are the fastest, most efficient way for reporters to reach UAB experts on deadline. Call 205-934-3884.

We also have a full-service broadcast team that can facilitate interviews for TV, radio or Skype and provide b-roll or sound on request. Search by topic or name to find featured experts or contact Public Relations for additional information.
Addiction Experts

Mark Bailey, D.O., Ph.D.

Pain management — treatment and solutions

Karen Cropsey, Psy.D. 

Opioid crisis • Substance abuse treatment 

Susanne Fogger, DNP 

Opioid abuse and treatment • Chronic pain management • Veterans' mental health • Addiction treatments • Mental health 

James Galbraith, M.D.

Emergency medicine • HIV testing and prevention • Hepatitis C testing and prevention • Opioid abuse • Needle sharing programs • HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for victims of sexual assault

Stefan Kertesz, M.D.

Addiction • Opioids and drug policy • Access to quality medical care for homeless, underserved populations

Cayce Paddock, M.D.

Adult psychiatry • Addiction psychiatry • Opioid epidemic

Tedra Smith, DNP

Parenting and children's health • Emergency medicine & crisis management • Addiction 

Peter Waite, DDS, M.D.

Oral Surgery • Impacted teeth • Dental implants • Orthognathic surgery • Craniofacial cleft lip/palate surgery • Facial reconstruction • Cosmetic surgery • Obstructive sleep apnea • Facial cosmetic surgery