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.

Virginia Howard, Ph.D.

Racial and geographical disparities in stroke populations • Health disparities • Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease epidemiology

George Howard, DrPH

Stroke risk factors, prevention • Heart health • Racial and geographical disparities in stroke populations • Health disparities

Craig Hoesley, M.D.

HIV-prevention methods including microbicides • HIV diagnosis and treatment

David Geldmacher, M.D.

Memory disorders • Alzheimer’s disease • Dementia • Clinical trials of dementia therapy • Dementia risk assessment • Visual processing

David Becker, Ph.D.

Health care policy • Federal and state health policy issues • Health, Labor and regulatory economics

Stefan Kertesz, M.D.

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

Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D.

Genetics • Ethical issues in genetics • Precision medicine • Rare diseases • Neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1)

David Standaert, M.D., Ph.D.

Movement disorders • Parkinson’s disease • Neurodegenerative diseases

James McClintock, Ph.D.

Polar marine biology • Climate change • Antarctic marine ecology • Ocean acidification • Invertebrate zoology • Marine invertebrate chemical ecology • Nutrition & reproduction

Michael Saag, M.D.

HIV/AIDS infection control • Antiretroviral therapy • HIV/AIDS research • Hepatitis C diagnosis and therapy

Stephanie Yates, Ph.D.

Financial education • Budgeting • Personal finance • Money management • Finance for underserved communities

Sarah Parcak, Ph.D.

Egyptian archaeology • Egyptology • Remote sensing

Gary Warner

Cyber crime • Malware and phishing • Spam

David Schwebel, Ph.D.

Pedestrian safety • Child injury prevention • Texting & walking • Child gun safety • Playground safety • Technology-based injury intervention & prevention

Beth Kitchin, Ph.D., R.D.

Nutrition • Obesity • Diet myths • Nutrition's effect on bone health

Warner Huh, M.D.

Diagnosis and treatment of gynecologic cancers • Gynecologic vaccinations • Robotic surgery for gynecologic conditions and cancers • Novel therapeutics for gynecologic cancers • Cervical cancer screening and prevention

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