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.

Allyson Hall, Ph.D.

Health care policy, including the Affordable Care Act and new policies as they arise • Federal and state health policy issues • Medicaid

Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D.

Human rights • Peace studies, Conflict resolution • Ethnic conflict • International politics

Dennis McLernon

Teaching acting and performance to students and adults • Directing for the stage • Teaching acting students to portray patients in a clinical setting

Andrew Duxbury, M.D.

Elder care • Elder mobility & fall prevention • Alzheimer's & dementia care • Home care for elder patients • Geriatrics • Overmedication of the elderly

Chere' Stewart, M.D.

Women’s reproductive health • Comprehensive gynecologic care • Minimally invasive surgery

Cora Lewis, M.D.

Hypertension • Hypertension in African Americans • Body composition

Monica Baskin, Ph.D.

Minority health and health disparities • Culturally relevant behavioral interventions for cancer prevention and control • Obesity prevention and treatment • Coping with sickle cell disease

Larry Powell, Ph.D.

Political communication • State and local political campaigns• Mass communication

Gregory Pence, Ph.D.

Cloning and assisted reproduction • Emerging issues in bioethics • Medical ethics

Pamela Sterne King

Historic preservation and public history • Civil rights • Jim Crow segregation and desegregation

George Liber, Ph.D.

Soviet, Post-Soviet and East European social history • 20th century Ukrainian history

Brian Steele, Ph.D.

American Revolution and early republic • Nationalism • Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln

Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D.

Stress urinary incontinence • Urgency urinary incontinence • Mixed urinary incontinence (stress and urgency) • Vesicovaginal and rectovaginal fistulas • Pelvic organ prolapse • Fecal incontinence • Mesh complications • Vaginal estrogen use

Christopher Girkin, M.D.

Pediatric and adult glaucoma • Complex cataracts


Suzanne Judd, Ph.D.

Cardiovascular disease and diet • Diabetes and diet • Dietary needs of athletes • Reducing health disparities in chronic disease • Diet and racial disparities in the risk of hypertension, kidney disease and stroke

Nico Geurs, DDS

Gum disease • Bad breath • Dental health and overall wellness

Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH

Minority health • Health disparities • Obesity and cancer

Henry Panion, Ph.D.

Gospel music • Music production • Music technology • Working in the music industry

Doug Barrett, MFA

Graphic design • Design research • Design and branding for nonprofits • Typography • Silkscreen printing

Stephenie Wallace, M.D.

Childhood obesity — diagnosing and treatment • Adolescent health • Healthy habits for children

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