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    Vance PhD, MGS, MS, David, Interim Associate Dean 2018 -

    Dr. David Vance is a psychologist who actively researches neurocognitive aging and HIV. His funded studies focus on transcranial direct current stimulation, olfactory dysfunction, cognitive prescriptions, and others. He chairs the Neurocognitive Group of the Women’s Initiative HIV Study, a national longitudinal cohort study. His scholarship has led to numerous publications (+210 peer-reviewed articles) and presentations (+450) as well as being an invited member to a White House forum and an N...

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    Kelley, Jean, Professor - Emeritus (P) 1990 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Bittner, Vera, Professor (S) 2001 -

    Vera A. Bittner, Professor of Medicine and Section Head of General Cardiology, Prevention, and Imaging, has been on faculty at UAB since 1987. She currently serves as Quality Officer for UAB Hospital, is a member of the Provider Integration Network, and serves as Medical Director of the Coronary Care Unit and the Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program. She has been listed in Best Doctors of America since 2009.

    Dr. Bittner’s research has focused on secondary prevention of cardiovascular ...

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    Raper, James, Associate Professor - Clinical (S) 2001 -

    Professor of Medicine and Nursing in the Division of Infectious & Senior Scientist (UAB Center for AIDS Research), Senior Scholar (UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care) and Scholar (UAB Lister Hill Center for Health Policy)

    I am the Director of the UAB 1917 HIV Outpatient, Dental and Research Clinic in Birmingham, Alabama. As a national Nurse Practitioner leader, I have devoted my career to improving access to care for HIV populations. An attorney and NP, I have impacted HIV ca...

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    Tucker, Rodney, Associate Professor (S) 2013 -

    Rodney O. Tucker, MD, MMM, FAAHPM, was born in Gadsden, Alabama and attended Litchfield High School graduating in 1980. He then attended UAB and received his undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry and Social Work in 1984. After a year of graduate work at UAB, he entered the University of Alabama School of Medicine and graduated in 1989. Dr. Tucker served an internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Carraway Methodist Medical Center from 1989-1992 and then served as Chie...

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    Weech-Maldonado PhD, MBA, Robert, Professor (S) 2013 -

    Robert Weech-Maldonado, MBA, PhD was appointed to the L.R. Jordan Endowed Chair in Health Administration in 2008 by the University of Alabama Board of Trustees. He is a Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration. Dr. Weech-Maldonado is a national authority in health disparities, cultural competency tools for healthcare organizations, racial and ethnic differences in patient experiences with care, and long-term care. Imparting this expertise to students, researchers and healthc...

  • Non-academic Position

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    Allbrook, Samantha, Project Manager II 2017 -

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    Briggs, Mary, Office Associate II 2019 -

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    Buckner, Karen, Executive Director of Administrative Operations 1989 -

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    Carr, James, Audiovisual Specialist II 2016 -

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    Couch BS, Frank, Communications Specialist 2016 -

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    Craig MPA, Emily, Program Director I 2005 -

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    Craig, Garry, Data Base Analyst I 2010 -

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    De La Piedra, Mary, Business Officer II 2007 -

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    Gross BS, Jennifer, Office Services Specialist III 2018 -

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    Harper PhD, RN, FAAN, Doreen, Dean of the School of Nursing 2005 -

    Dr. Harper is Dean and Fay B. Ireland Endowed Chair in Nursing in the UAB School of Nursing. She also serves as Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on International Nursing at UAB, one of ten centers in the United States that focus on nursing education to improve the care for children and families through global outreach. Dr. Harper's scholarly work breaks new ground in joint academic/service partnerships for nursing workfo...

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    Harris M.Eng, Roland, Personnel Generalist 2003 -

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    Huffstutler BS, Jessica, Project Manager II 1999 -

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    Lollar, Jennifer, Senior Director of Communications 2001 -

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    Markle MBA, BS, John, Facilities Coordinator II 2011 -

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    Milford, Ashley, Program Manager 2019 -

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    Mitchell, Vincent, Project Administrator 2007 -

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    Pate MBA, BS, CPA, Vivian, Financial Officer III 2011 -

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    Ray, Vickie, Executive Assistant I 1998 -

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    Strickland BS, Katrina, Financial Officer I 2018 -

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    Techo, Erica, Marketing Specialist 2018 -

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    Theus MPH, Lisa, Program Coordinator II 2011 -

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    Walker MS, Christopher, Computer Technician 2018 -

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    Williams BA, Lily, Program Administrator II 2013 -

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    Williams M.Ed, BS, Antoinette, Program Manager I 2013 -