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    Andrew Butler, Dean 2019 -

    Butler joins UAB as dean of the UAB School of Health Professions from the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University, where he is professor of physical therapy and associate dean for Research.

    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. Prior to joining Georgia State in 2012, he was a...

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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 -

    Butler joins UAB as dean of the UAB School of Health Professions from the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University, where he is professor of physical therapy and associate dean for Research.

    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. Prior to joining Georgia State in 2012, he was a...

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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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    Melanie Talbot, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Sheila Gibson, Associate - Clinical (P) 2003 -