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    Andrew Butler, Dean 2019 -

    Dr. Butler joined UAB in 2019 as the Dean of the School of Health Professions.

    Butler received his Ph.D. in motor control from the University of Iowa. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Iowa, at Texas Women’s University in Houston and at Heinrich-Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany. He has held positions at Georgia State University 2012-2019 and Emory University School of Medicine 2001-2012.

    Butler has a special interest in neuro-rehabilitation, functional neuroimaging and tr...

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    Christy Lemak, Department Chairperson 2014 -

    Christy Harris Lemak, PhD, FACHE is Professor and Chair of the Department of Health Services Administration. Christy teaches and conducts research in the areas of health care management and leadership development, with an emphasis on how leadership and organizational factors are associated with high performance. She has examined a complex pay-for-value program for physicians, social determinants of health for vulnerable populations, interventions to improve population health, and the career tra...

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    Donna Slovensky, Associate Dean 2015 -

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    Donna Slovensky, Interim Dean 2019 -

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    Fred Bertrand III, Assistant Dean 2016 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Andrew Butler, Professor (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Butler joined UAB in 2019 as the Dean of the School of Health Professions.

    Butler received his Ph.D. in motor control from the University of Iowa. He was a postdoctoral fellow at Iowa, at Texas Women’s University in Houston and at Heinrich-Heine University in Dusseldorf, Germany. He has held positions at Georgia State University 2012-2019 and Emory University School of Medicine 2001-2012.

    Butler has a special interest in neuro-rehabilitation, functional neuroimaging and tr...

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    Charles Brooks, Professor - Emeritus and Professor - Emeritus (P) 2009 -

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    James Flege, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2012 -

    I retired from UAB in 2006 and currently live in Italy

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    Jerry King Jr MAEd, RRT, Assistant Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Sheila Gibson, Associate - Clinical (P) 2003 -