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.

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

Pain management — treatment and solutions

Audra Williams, M.D.

Abnormal uterine bleeding and fibroids • Women’s reproductive health • Family planning • Sexual health • Perimenopause and menopause

Amy Goss, Ph.D.

Nutrition • Obesity • Metabolism • Diabetes prevention and treatment • Ketogenic diet

Alex Krallman, Ph.D.

Digital marketing • Online retail • Consumer trends • Social media • Consumer reviews

Cayce Paddock, M.D.

Adult psychiatry • Addiction psychiatry • Opioid epidemic

Robert Blanton, Ph.D.

International political economy • Foreign policy • Human rights

Shannon Blanton, Ph.D.

International relations • Foreign policy • Human rights • Political violence • International political economy

Rodney Tucker, M.D.

Palliative care in chronic illnesses such as heart failure and HIV • Palliative and Support Care and Hospice • Patient- and family-centered care and patient experience • Relieving suffering and quality of life for patients and offering family support

John Mason, M.D.

Ocular melanoma • Diabetic retinopathy • Macular surgery

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

Sadis Matalon, Ph.D.

Lung injury • Effects of chlorine and other harmful gases to the lung

William Carroll, M.D.

Head and neck oncology  • Transoral robotic surgery (TORS)

Riley Thornton, RDN

Nutrition • Obesity • Wellness • Healthy eating habits • Debunking food myths

Dean Assimos, M.D.

Clinical care of the kidney stone patient • Metabolic causes of kidney stones • Kidney stone research

Kenneth Saag, M.D.

Treatment and research on rheumatic diseases • Osteoporosis diagnosis

Matthew Might, Ph.D.

Precision medicine • Personalized medicine • Genetics • Rare diseases • Computer science • Search engine optimization


James Cimino, M.D.

Biomedical informatics • Informatics education • Improving electronic health records

James Bonner, M.D.

Cancer therapy • Radiation • Chemotherapy combinations • Proton therapy • Stereotactic body radiation therapy • Hypofractionated radiotherapy

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

James Meador-Woodruff, M.D.

Schizophrenia • Mood disorders • Psychiatric education/mentorship • Cellular alterations of neural circuitry in schizophrenia • Molecular expression in schizophrenia

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