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.

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Preventive Medicine & Primary Care Experts

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

William Curry, M.D.

Internal medicine • Rural health • Primary care • Rural vs. urban health disparities • Socioeconomic health disparities

Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH

Minority health • Health disparities • Obesity and cancer

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

Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D.

Urologic cancers including prostate, kidney, adrenal, testis, bladder, ureteral, penile • Robotic surgery • Advanced imaging for urologic cancers • Genomic testing for urologic cancers

Stephen Russell, M.D.

Annual physicals • Primary physician care Primary care for adults and children • Vaccinations • Urgent care for flu, upper respiratory infections, etc. • Preventive care for adults