OB/GYN - Maternal & Fetal Medicine

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    Casey, Brian, Division Director 2018 -

    Brian Casey is originally from Pennsylvania, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. He then did his OB/GYN residency training at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey and subsequently completed his Maternal-Fetal Medicine training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

    Dr. Casey spent 23 years on faculty at Parkland Hospital/UT Southwestern before coming to University of Alabama at Birmingham as Division Director of Matern...

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    Davis, Richard, Division Director 2013 -

    Richard Davis is currently a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has been a faculty member at UAB for 40 years. After graduating from the Medical College of Georgia, he completed an OB/GYN residency at UAB in 1973-1977, and Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UAB 1979-1981. He has special interests in ultrasonography, preterm labor, multiple gestations, and medical complications of pregnancy.

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    Goepfert, Alice, Director 2013 -

    Alice Goepfert is professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) and currently serves as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the UAB School of Medicine and ACGME Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and joined the UAB School of Medicine as an OBGYN Resident in 1991. She completed MFM Fellowship training at UAB and joined the faculty in 1997 as Assistant Professor and ...

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    Harper, Lorie, Associate Director 2018 -

    Lorie Harper is an Associate Professor in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She simultaneously completed two Bachelor of Science degrees, summa cum laude, in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas. She then went on to complete her medical degree, residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Washington University in St Louis. During that time she also completed her Maste...

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    Ausbeck, Elizabeth, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2017 -

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    Battarbee, Ashley, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Becker, David, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2017 -

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    Biggio, Joseph, Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Brumfield, Cynthia, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Cynthia Brumfield, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, board-certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been on faculty at UAB for 34 years. Now she serve primarily as a clinician-educator, but has done research in prenatal diagnosis, obstetrical ultrasound, and medical complications in pregnancy. Her clinical duties predominantly involve performing and interpreting fetal ultrasound. She also provides prenatal care and deliveries for women with high-risk pregnancies. She is the Medical Di...

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    Casey, Brian, Professor (P) 2018 -

    Brian Casey is originally from Pennsylvania, and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. He then did his OB/GYN residency training at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in New Jersey and subsequently completed his Maternal-Fetal Medicine training at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

    Dr. Casey spent 23 years on faculty at Parkland Hospital/UT Southwestern before coming to University of Alabama at Birmingham as Division Director of Matern...

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    Cawyer, Chase, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Davis, Richard, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Richard Davis is currently a Professor in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine. He has been a faculty member at UAB for 40 years. After graduating from the Medical College of Georgia, he completed an OB/GYN residency at UAB in 1973-1977, and Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at UAB 1979-1981. He has special interests in ultrasonography, preterm labor, multiple gestations, and medical complications of pregnancy.

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    Goepfert, Alice, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Alice Goepfert is professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) and currently serves as Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education in the UAB School of Medicine and ACGME Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine and joined the UAB School of Medicine as an OBGYN Resident in 1991. She completed MFM Fellowship training at UAB and joined the faculty in 1997 as Assistant Professor and ...

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    Harper, Lorie, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

    Lorie Harper is an Associate Professor in the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. She simultaneously completed two Bachelor of Science degrees, summa cum laude, in Biology and Chemistry at the University of Texas at Dallas. She then went on to complete her medical degree, residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology, and fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Washington University in St Louis. During that time she also completed her Maste...

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    Jenkins, Sheri, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Sheri Jenkins, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, board-certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been on faculty at UAB for 11 years. She serves primarily as a clinician-educator, but has done research in obstetrical ultrasound as well. Her clinical duties predominantly involve performing and interpreting fetal ultrasound. She also performs prenatal care and deliveries for women with high-risk pregnancies. She is the Director of Obstetrical Ultrasound for the Ob/Gyn Department. Her educati...

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    Kimberlin, Debora, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Deborah Kimberlin , Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, board-certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been a faculty member at UAB for over 20 years. She is a clinician-educator and serves as Director of the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Clinic. Her clinical duties predominately involve providing personal prenatal care to women with high- risk pregnancies, supervising the Labor and Delivery Unit, and performing fetal ultrasound. Her educational rol...

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    Knupp, Rubymel, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Lobashevsky, Elena, Instructor (P) 2014 -

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    Mazzoni, Sara, Associate Professor (P) 2018 -

    Sara Mazzoni is a board-certified Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She has been faculty at UAB since 2016. The majority of her clinical time is spent on labor and delivery, however, she also serves as the director of the group prenatal care clinic for women with gestational diabetes in our Obstetrics Complications Clinic. Her research and educational interests include healthcare delivery models, such as group prenatal care, and perinatal mental health. Additionally, she serves a...

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    Oben, Ayamo, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2019 -

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    Owen, John, Professor (P) 2013 -

    As a clinician-scientist John Owen has focused on collaborative research with many of my colleagues focusing on study design, data analysis and interpretation. Personal research interests include prematurity prevention and obstetric ultrasound. As former fellowship director, Dr. Owen also enjoys teaching our residents and MFM Fellows, especially in obstetric ultrasound.

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    Perez, William, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Robbins, Lindsay, Instructor - Fellow (P) 2018 -

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    Sinkey, Rachel, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

    Rachel Sinkey is an Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Sinkey attended Asbury University in Wilmore, KY for her undergraduate studies and the University of Kentucky for her medical degree. She pursued obstetrics and gynecology training at TriHealth / Good Samaritan in Cincinnati, OH where her interest in the management of medical diseases in pregnancy was sparked . She subsequently pursued su...

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    Subramaniam, Akila, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

    Akila Subramaniam is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. She completed her bachelor degree in Management Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Shen then went on to complete her medical degree and a master’s in public health at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. She completed her residency as well as a dual fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Medical Genetics. Given dual certification in MFM and g...

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    Tita, Alan, Professor (P) 2013 -

    Dr. Tita is UAB John C. Hauth, MD Endowed Professor of Ob/Gyn, Vice-Chair for Research, Director of the Center for Women’s Reproductive Health and PI of the NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units (MFMU) network center. His background is in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Perinatal Epidemiology. Dr. Tita has led and continues to lead the design and conduct of collaborative multi-site and single-site clinical trials and observational studies that influence practice and policy globally such as the optimal...

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    Wetta, Luisa, Associate Professor (P) 2013 -

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