Emergency Medicine

Academic Department

Has Sub-organization

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Andrew Edwards, Vice Chairperson 2012 -

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    Andrew Edwards, Interim Department Chairperson 2020 -

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    Bobby Lewis, Director 2009 -

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    Courtney Anerin, Assistant Director 2015 -

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    David Pigott, Assistant Director 2004 -

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    Derek Robinett, Director 2014 -

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    Michael Kurz, Vice Chair for Research 2020 -

    Dr. Michael Kurz is an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and holds joint appointments with the Department of Surgery and the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition, Dr. Kurz is the Director of the UAB Post-Cardiac Arrest Service providing comprehensive post-resuscitation care for cardiac arrest victims throughout Alabama.


    Dr. Kurz attended the University of Vir...

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    Sarah Nafziger, Director 2012 -

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    Todd Peterson, Director 2014 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Adam Kessler, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Alexander Le, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Andrew Bloom, Assistant Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Andrew Edwards, Professor (P) 2004 -

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    Andrew Housholder, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Ashton Kilgore, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2020 -

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    Benjamin Mitchell, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2014 -

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    Benjamin von Schweinitz, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Billy Buckner, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2006 -

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    Bobby Lewis, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Brendan Anzalone, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Charles Khoury, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Christopher Greene, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Christopher White, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Courtney Anerin, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Dag Shapshak, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    David Page, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    David Pigott, Professor (P) 2004 -

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    Derek Robinett, Associate Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Douglas Wallace, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Doug Wallace is an Emergency Medicine Fellow and Clinical Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is pursuing specialized fellowship training in Mass Casualty Incidents and Disaster Medicine

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    Erik Hess, Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Erin Shufflebarger, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2020 -

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    Gregory Jacobs, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2020 -

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    James Booth, Assistant Professor (P) 2012 -

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    James Crosby, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Janyce Sanford, Professor (P) 2005 -

    Dr. Sanford serves as Chair and Chief of Service for the Department of Emergency Medicine. She is a native of Birmingham Alabama, completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Alabama, and received her MD degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. She is also a member of the inaugural class of the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She returned to UAB as faculty in 1998, served as medical director for the University E...

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    Jaron Raper, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Jenna Johnson, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Jennifer Hess, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Joel Evans, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    John Gullett, Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Jonathan Swanson, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Jorge Alsip, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2011 -

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    Joshua Beckedorf, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2020 -

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    Kathleen Bowen, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2015 -

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    Kelly Roszczynialski, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2018 -

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    Kevin Barlotta, Associate Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Lauren Walter, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Linda Thompson MD, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Marquita Hicks, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    Matthew DeLaney, Associate Professor (P) 2012 -

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    Matthew Heimann, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Matthew Kelly, Associate Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Maxwell Thompson, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Michael Kurz, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

    Dr. Michael Kurz is an Associate Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and holds joint appointments with the Department of Surgery and the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition, Dr. Kurz is the Director of the UAB Post-Cardiac Arrest Service providing comprehensive post-resuscitation care for cardiac arrest victims throughout Alabama.


    Dr. Kurz attended the University of Vir...

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    Michael Menowsky II, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Michael Sibel, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Patrick Siler, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Rachel Skains, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Robert Buckingham, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Ryan Huebinger, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2017 -

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    Samuel Burleson, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Sarah Nafziger, Professor (P) 2005 -

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    Shannon Stephens, Instructor (P) 2004 -

    Shannon Stephens, Critical Care Paramedic, has worked in EMS for over 25 years. He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Director of the Alabama Resuscitation Center. He also serves as a Research Scientist for the UAB Center for Cardiovascular Biology, and formerly with the UAB Center for Disaster Preparedness. He has served as Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine from 1998 - present.

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    Sherell Hicks, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Stephen Knight, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Sukhshant Atti, Assistant Professor (P) 2020 -

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    Therese Medalle, Instructor (P) 2015 -

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    Todd Peterson, Associate Professor (P) 2010 -

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    Vance Rothmeyer, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Walter Schrading, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Whitney Turner, Instructor (P) 2015 -

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    William Ferguson, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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    William Ferrara, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2020 -

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    William Rushton, Associate Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Willie Gilford, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Zachary Pacheco, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Jeffrey Kerby, Associate Professor (S) 2006 -

    Dr. Kerby was named director of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in November 2014. A native of Missouri, Dr. Kerby received both his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1989. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999, along with a postdoctoral research fellowship in 1996, earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from UAB in 1997. Following residency, Dr. Kerby ser...

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    Sara Gould, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

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    Shea Duerring, Assistant Professor (S) 2020 -

  • Organization Within