• Samuel T. Windham, III, M.D., joined the faculty of the UAB Department of Surgery's Division of Acute Care Surgery in 2001. He currently serves as the Medical Director for the SICU (Surgical Intensive Care Unit).
    He is involved with teaching in the School of Medicine as well as being an ATLS Instructor. He was given the Argus Award for Teaching Excellence in 1998. His clinical and research interests include: Trauma systems development and integration, pre-hospital notification and injury prediction, blunt or penetrating trauma, vacuum assisted wound closure and tracheostomy.
  • Research Overview

  • exercise physiology, surgical critical care, organ donor management
  • Principal Investigator On

    Investigator On

  • The Role of Spienic Autonomic Dysfunction in Critical Illness and End-Organ Injury  awarded by East Tennessee State University 2018 - 2023
  • ACES - ACE Inhibitors Combined with Exercise for Hypertensive Seniors  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2022
  • The Exercise and Physical Activity Collaborative Team (ExPact): A Proposed MoTrPAC Clinical Center  awarded by National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by ATOX BIO LTD. 2018 - 2020
  • Resveratrol and Exercise to Treat Functional Limitations in Late Life  awarded by National Institute on Aging/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2020
  • Overcoming TWEAK Signaling to Restore Muscle and Mobility after Joint Replacement  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2020
  • Network Medicine Approaches to Cachexia in COPD  awarded by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2020
  • Novel Actions of Metformin to Augment Resistance Training Adaptations in Older Adults  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY (RESEARCH FOUNDATION) 2014 - 2019
  • Exercise Intensity, Metabolic Rate & Insulin Sensitivity  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2010 - 2016
  • Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (HOUSTON) 2011 - 2015
  • Reduced Carbohydrate Diet Intervention for PCOS  awarded by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development/NIH/DHHS 2009 - 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1995
  • UAB Hospital, Internship 1996
  • UAB Hospital, Residency 2001
  • Full Name

  • Samuel Windham