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    Watts PhD, RN, CHSE-A, Penni, Assistant Director 2019 -

    Dr. Penni Watts is currently the Director of Clinical Simulation and has been instrumental in the integration of clinical simulation experiences as well as interprofessional simulation experiences across multiple nursing programs. Her background includes over 25 years in critical care nursing. Her training in simulation includes the Center for Medical Simulation Comprehensive Instructor Course and the Advanced Instructor Course. Currently she is active on committees in INACSL and Society for S...

  • Faculty Center Appointments

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    Allen, Shauntice, Scholar (C) 2019 -

    Dr. Allen has over 10 years of experience with health education program design, implementation and evaluation with multi-disciplinary and complex partnerships. She has an extensive track record of working with minority, under served and vulnerable populations. Along with her experience in both traditional classroom and innovative study investigations, Dr. Allen has strong writing, research and analytical skills. As an Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences, I teach and conduct rese...

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    Anderson, Peter, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Baker DNP, RN, CNE, Sabria, Scholar (C) 2019 -

    Ms. Baker began her career in the Surgical Intensive Care at UAB Hospital. She became interested in education and moved to the school to teach clinicals for undergraduate nursing.

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    Bertrand III, Fred, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Bordelon III DNP, MBA, CRNP, CNE, NNP-BC, CPNP-AC, Curry, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    Dr. Bordelon is a dual certified Neonatal and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner teaching Neonatal Nurse Practitioner and Leadership courses. He has extensive leadership experience as a nurse practitioner manager for three Neonatal Intensive Care Units. Dr Bordelon is an active member of the Education Committee for the Academy of Neonatal Nursing and is an item writer for national board certification exams.

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    Bowman, Ella, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    Dr. Bowman holds dual certification in both Geriatric Medicine and Hospice & Palliative Medicine. A clinician educator, her interests intersect frail hospitalized elderly, cognitive impairment & hospital acquired delirium, communication in medicine, and unmet palliative needs in older adults with complex chronic illnesses.  She is a member of the American Geriatrics Society Ethnogeriatrics Committee and also serves on the External Guidelines & Practice Recommendations Subcommittee of the AGS Cli...

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    Brown PhD,MS,MLS, Michelle, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Brown, Cynthia, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Buchalter, Scott, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    Scott Buchalter completed his medical residency and pulmonary fellowship at UAB in the late 1970s and early 1980s, joining the division immediately after his training. After joining as a junior faculty member, he began focused work on the division’s critical care efforts as the medical director for UAB’s MICU. In the early 1990s, Dick Briggs asked Dr. Buchalter and Dr. Randy Young to run the division as co-directors to better serve the division’s growing clinical and research practices. Not long...

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    Carroll, Mary, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Casazza Ph.D., Krista, Scholar (C) 2019 -

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    Eberhardt, Alan, Scholar (C) 2019 -

    Alan W. Eberhardt, PhD, is Associate Dean for the UAB School of Engineering, and a Professor within the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

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    Eidson, Christopher, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Estrada, Carlos, Senior Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Forbes, Laura, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    Scholarship

    Scholarly work is attained through a variety of mechanisms (publications, presentation, and grants) and this work requires much time and dedication; however there are always new opportunities that keep the pursuits of collaborative endeavors fresh and rewarding. I enjoy working with diverse colleagues and on a variety of topics related to health behaviors.

    Service

    Service to profession of health education and to services of others must be at the forefront o...

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    Galin, Shawn F., Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Shawn Galin completed his undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences and Mathematics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham earning a BS in 1988. He then entered the MS graduate program in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his MS degree in 1990. He continued his graduate studies in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics and was awarded his PhD in 1994. He remained to continue his Post-Doctoral training and became a fa...

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    Gilford, M. Tosi, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Harada, Caroline, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Caroline Harada joined the School of Medicine faculty in 2008. She completed her undergraduate work in biology at Brown University in 1996, and, after a year of living in Bolivia teaching an after-school program in an orphanage, began her medical education at the Yale School of Medicine, graduating in 2001. She completed an internal medicine residency and two-year geriatrics fellowship at the University of Chicago. She currently works as a geriatrician at UAB, providing care to older adults with...

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    Hitchcock, Laurel, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Laurel Iverson Hitchcock is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She completed her PhD in Social Work and MSW at the University of Alabama, and has a Masters in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. As a licensed clinical social worker, Dr. Hitchcock has over ten years of practice experience in health and behavioral health care settings. Prior to her career in social work, Dr. Hitchcock served as a Peace Corp ...

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    Hodges PhD, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Ashley, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Ashley Hodges is an experienced educator and leader in nursing. She is certified as a Women’s Health NP and has over 22 years of experience in maternal child nursing, administration and education. Dr. Hodges is known for her expertise in curriculum development and evaluation. Her approach to distance education is based on development of a sense of community and student engagement. Dr. Hodges is known nationally for her work on the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses ...

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    Hoesley, Craig, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Hoesley received his medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed his internship, internal medicine residency, chief residency, and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joined the UAB faculty in 1999 and served as the internal medicine clerkship director for 7 years prior to becoming the associate dean for undergraduate medical education in 2008. In July 2015, Dr. Hoesley became the senior associate dean for medical education and c...

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    Holt, R. Lynn, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    House DNP, CRNP, ENP-C, FNP-BC, CEN, CNS, David, Scholar (C) 2019 -

    Dr. House is a dual board certified as an Emergency and Family Nurse Practitioner teaching Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Leadership courses. He has extensive clinical and leadership experience as an emergency nurse practitioner. Dr House is an active member of the American Academy of Emergency Nurse Practitioners and Emergency Nurses Association.

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    Leon, Kevin, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Leon is a Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. He is also the UAB School of Medicine Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. Dr. Leon began his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned his MD. Following this training, Dr. Leon completed his internship, residency, and pulmonary & critical care fellowship at UAB, where he was chief fellow. Dr. Leon soon became a division faculty member, beginning work as...

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    McCormick, Lisa, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Lisa C. McCormick (DrPH, MPH, University of Alabama at Birmingham, BS, University of Southern Mississippi) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UAB School of Public Health.

    Dr. McCormick is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice for the UAB School of Public Health. In addition, Dr. McCormick is the Director of the Deep South Biosafety and Infectious Disease Response Worker Training Program, the Lead Evaluator for the Region IV ...

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    McCurry, Valley, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Meador, William, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Mitchell, Lillian, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Mitchell, Stephen, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Stephen Mitchell is an Associate Professor and a board-certified Pediatric Dentist. He directs the Sparks Dental Clinic, a clinic that focuses on treating patients with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Dr. Mitchell trained at UAB School of Dentistry where he earned his DMD is 1995, a certificate in Advanced General Dentistry in 1996, certificates in Pediatric Dentistry and Cariology in 2000 and a Masters in Oral Biology in 2001. His passion for providing care for patients with sp...

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    Morris, Jason, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Mosley MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, Michael, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    My nursing career has taken me from acute care to intensive care, into primary care, home care, and into administration. I have spent my career, thus far, caring for the adult and geriatric population. For the past 7 years, I have worked in home care from the field nursing level through administration. Over the course of completing my graduate degree at UAB while working in home care, I developed both a desire to work with chronically ill and limited access individuals as well as a need to educa...

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    Moss PhD, RN, FAAN, Jacqueline, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Jacqueline Moss has a wide range of experience in adult critical care practice, nursing education, and research. She has a particular interest in health care informatics and earned a doctorate in nursing informatics. Dr. Moss has been involved in multiple projects designed to implement new information and communication technologies for use in health care practice and education.

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    Nichols PhD, RN-BC, SANE, Lynn, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Lynn Nichols specializes in maternal-child health, and has extensive experience with curriculum development, program evaluation, strategic planning and online instruction. She is committed to the utilization of high-impact practices to foster student engagement. She is interested in leadership development and team building in faculty work groups and facilitating the professional development of faculty. Her topics of interest include: interprofessional collaborative care, BSN roles in primar...

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    Perez, Patricia, Scholar (C) 2018 -

    Patricia L. Perez, PT, DScPT is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy at the university of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Perez earned as BS in physical Therapy form the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, a post-professional Master of Science in Physical therapy with a musculoskeletal concentration and a Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy from the University of Alabama in Birmingham. She has been certified as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy b...

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    Peterson, Dawn Taylor, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dawn Taylor Peterson, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She is also the Director of Faculty Development & Training for the Office of Interprofessional Simulation. Peterson holds a PhD in Instructional Design, as well as an Educational Specialist degree and a Master of Arts in Education. She completed initial simulation training and the Advanced Comprehe...

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    Peterson, Todd, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Prater, Ginnie, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Register OD, MS, PhD, Shilpa, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Register’s clinical practice focuses on ocular disease, surgical co-management, primary eye care and contact lenses. Dr. Register joined the UAB Department of Ophthalmology in Fall 2016 and received the 2016 AOSA Teaching Award from her students. Dr. Register is a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She serves on the Board of Directors for the UAB National Alumni Society and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Cent...

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    Rutledge, Chrystal, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Schwebel, David, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    David C. Schwebel has published over 235 peer-reviewed manuscripts, most focusing on understanding and preventing unintentional injury in children, adolescents, and young adults. Specific risk factors of interest include temperament and personality, overestimation of physical ability and cognitive development, and adult supervision of children.

    From a prevention perspective, Dr. Schwebel has developed and implemented injury prevention techniques for a range of situations, including ped...

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    Shorten PhD, RN, RM, FACM, FAAN, Allison, Senior Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Allison Shorten, Professor in Nursing, serves as Director of UAB Office of Interprofessional Curriculum. An Australian registered nurse and midwife, Dr. Shorten is internationally recognized for her trailblazing Birth Choices decision aid research. A fellow of the Australian College of Midwives, she has made significant contributions to the midwifery profession and international research supporting shared decision making in pregnancy. Dr. Shorten, an expert in evidence based curriculum desig...

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    Slovensky, Donna, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Somerall Jr. MD, Med, William, Scholar (C) 2019 -

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    Swatzell, Kelley, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Tilashalski, Ken, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Turner, Candice, Scholar (C) 2017 -

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    Vogtle, Laura, Scholar (C) 2018 -

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    Watts PhD, RN, CHSE-A, Penni, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Penni Watts is currently the Director of Clinical Simulation and has been instrumental in the integration of clinical simulation experiences as well as interprofessional simulation experiences across multiple nursing programs. Her background includes over 25 years in critical care nursing. Her training in simulation includes the Center for Medical Simulation Comprehensive Instructor Course and the Advanced Instructor Course. Currently she is active on committees in INACSL and Society for S...

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    White, Marjorie, Scholar (C) 2017 -

    Dr. Marjorie Lee White is a Professor in the School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics and Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She is board certified in Pediatrics, Pediatric Critical Care and Pediatric Emergency Medicine and practices Pediatric Emergency Medicine at Children’s of Alabama. She was awarded a bachelor's in history and American studies from Princeton University. She obtained her medical degree from the Univers...

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    Xavier, Neena, Scholar (C) 2019 -

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