Pediatric - Hematology-Oncology

Academic Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Frederick Goldman M.D., Director 2009 -

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    Girish Dhall, Division Director 2019 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Aman Wadhwa, Instructor (P) 2019 -

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    Ana Galtarossa Xavier, Associate Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Avi Madan-Swain Ph.D., Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Brandi Pernell DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Christina Bemrich-Stolz, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Donna Murdaugh, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

    Dr. Murdaugh is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist who is focused on research involving understanding and improving neurocognitive outcomes in pediatric and young adult cancer survivors. Dr. Murdaugh’s interests include: understanding long-term neurocognitive outcomes in cancer survivors utilizing neuropsychological assessment and multimodal neuroimaging, developing a risk prediction model to identify cancer patients at greatest risk for neurocognitive deficits, and developing targeted...

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    Elizabeth Alva, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Elizabeth Worthey, Associate Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Emily Johnston, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

    I am a pediatric oncologist with a focus on solid tumors and end-of-life care research. I am originally from Iowa, went to Carleton College in Minnesota for undergraduate before heading to Stanford for my medical training. I joined the UAB faculty July 2018. I live in Homewood with my son and husband and enjoy running, reading, hiking, and spending time with my little guy.

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    Erik Westin, Instructor (P) 2017 -

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    Frederick Goldman M.D., Professor (P) 2009 -

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    Girish Dhall, Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Gregory Friedman M.D., Professor (P) 2008 -

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    Hilary Haines, Assistant Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Hope Wilson, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Jamie Aye, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Jeffrey Lebensburger, Associate Professor (P) 2009 -

    Dr. Lebensburger is the Director, Pediatric Hematology Section in the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology. He has expertise in sickle cell disease and hemoglobinopathies, red cell disorders, ITP, bleeding disorders, blood clotting disorders, bone marrow failure syndromes, and general hematology.

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    Joseph Chewning III M.D., Associate Professor (P) 2007 -

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    Julie Wolfson-Stockman M.D., Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Kimberly Whelan M.D., Professor (P) 2006 -

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    Laura Metrock, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Lee Hilliard, Professor (P) 1996 -

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    Matthew Kutny M.D., Associate Professor (P) 2011 -

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    Purnima Singh, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Sheetal Phadnis, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2020 -

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    Smita Bhatia M.D., Professor (P) 2015 -

    Smita Bhatia, MD, MPH joined UAB in 2015 to establish the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship. She is the Gay and Bew White Endowed Professor in Pediatric Oncology and serves as Vice Chair for Outcomes in the Dept. of Pediatrics. She also serves as the Associate Director for Outcomes Research at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Bhatia completed her training in Blood Banking, Hematology/ Oncology and BMT from the University of Minnesota, where she also received her MPH in Epide...

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    Thomas Howard, Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Wayne Liang, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Lawrence Lamb Jr. Ph.D., Associate Professor - Research (S) 2005 -

  • Organization Within