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.

Caroline Reich, M.D. 

Breast cancer • Early detection of cancer • Mammography screening • Women's health • Radiology • Breast imaging 

Bart Rose, M.D. 

Pancreatic cancer • Diseases of the stomach 

Holly Wyatt, M.D.

Obesity • Nutrition • Metabolism • Physical activity • Weight loss and regulation • Wellness • Endocrinology • Internal medicine 

Gregory Davis, M.D. 

Ivestigation of sudden death • Opioid-related death • Drug abuse 

Jessica Grayson, M.D. 

Sinus infections • Seasonal allergies • Olfactory sense issues • Upper respiratory airway diseases • Nasal medicine • Influenza 

Anand Iyer, M.D.

Lung health • Chronic lung disease • Critical care • COPD • Palliative care • Vaping

Kimberly Kirklin, M.A.

Arts in medicine • Arts in health • Improving quality of life for all ages through the arts 

S. Justin Thomas, Ph.D. 

Sleep • Sleep research and treatment  Sleep trends • Circadian rhythm 

Amy Warriner, M.D.

Weight loss medicine • Diabetes • Endocrinology 

Steve Rowe, M.D.

Cystic fibrosis • Effects of cigarettes and vaping • COPD

Kevin Harrod, Ph.D.

Influenza virus • Infectious disease • Pulmonary disease • Chronic Lung disease  

Joanna Joly, M.D.

Heart failure • Cardiomyopathy • Pulmonary hypertension • Transplant cardiology • Mechanical circulatory support • Dietary veganism • Health and wellness

Tedra Smith, DNP

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

Cardiovascular disease accounts for nearly 801,000 American deaths.

Will Ferniany, Ph.D.

Hospital Pricing • U.S. Health Care Reform • Vouchers for Health Care Choice • Rural Health Care