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.

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Vineeta Kumar, M.D.

Nephrology • Living kidney donation • Incompatible kidney transplantation

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David LaFon, M.D.

Pneumonia • Pulmonary disease • Influenza 

Robin Lanzi, Ph.D.

Maternal and child health disparities • Maternal depression • Adolescent risk-taking behaviors • Adolescent sexual health behaviors • Developmental outcomes of children • Child social and academic development • Developmental psychology • Community engaged research

Nathaniel Lawson, DMD

Fillings • Biomaterials • Restorative sciences • Dental aesthetics

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Ronald Lazar, Ph.D.

Cerebrovascular disease • Brain Health • Stroke Recovery

Rachael Lee, M.D.

Healthcare epidemiology • Infection prevention • Outbreak of infectious disease locally and globally including the flu • Multi-drug resistant pathogens in relation to infection control

Timothy Levine, Ph.D.

Deception • Lying • Persuasion • Interpersonal communication

Cora Lewis, M.D.

Hypertension • Hypertension in African Americans • Body composition

George Liber, Ph.D.

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

Jayme Locke, M.D.

UAB Kidney Chain • Living kidney donation • Kidney paired donation • Desensitization and incompatible kidney transplantation • HIV-positive kidney transplant • Health services research • Healthcare policy and reform

Matthew Macaluso, D.O.

Treatment-resistant depression • Mood disorders • Psychopharmacology

James Markert, M.D.

Neurosurgery • Treatment of glioma • Gene therapy viral vectors • Malignant brain tumors • Novel therapies for malignant glioma

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Marisa Marques, M.D.

Transfusion services • Stem cell collection/blood banking • Blood management • Pathology 

Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D.

Intervention to prevent infection with HIV, including pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) • Coronavirus • Multipurpose prevention, including contraception options and protection against HIV and genital herpes • STI diagnosis management and prevention • Reproductive tract infections, including transmission to infants • Vaccine-preventable infections • Infectious disease outbreaks

John Mason, M.D.

Ocular melanoma • Diabetic retinopathy • Macular surgery

Sadis Matalon, Ph.D.

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

Tiffany Mayo, M.D.

Medical dermatology • Ethnic skin and hair • Alopecia • Vitiligo • Melasma • Hidradenitis suppurativa

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James McClintock, Ph.D.

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

Lisa McCormick, DrPH

Disaster and emergency management • Emergency preparedness and response • Public health crisis preparedness and response • Responding to natural disasters

Steve McCornack, Ph.D.

Deception and deceptive message production • Communication in close relationships • Romantic relationship problems

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