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Faculty Detail    
Director, Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Campus Address 176F WIC Zip 6973
Other websites Alabama ACHD website

Medical School  Brody School of Medicine at ECU    2004  MD 
Residency  Baylor College of Medicine    2008  Medicine/Pediatrics 
Fellowship  Vanderbilt University    2011  Pediatric Cardiology 
Fellowship  Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital    2013  Adult Congenital Heart Disease 

Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics  2008 
Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine  2013 
Pediatric Cardiology, American Board of Pediatrics  2014 
Adult Congenital Heart Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine  2017 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - Cardiovascular Disease Associate Professor
Secondary  Pediatrics   Ped - Cardiology Assistant Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Cribbs grew up in North Carolina and attended college at Appalachian State University. He received a Master's of Science from UNC-Chapel Hill and attended medical school at The Brody School of Medicine at ECU. Dr. Cribbs completed residency in combined Internal Medicine/Pediatrics at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX and Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship at Vanderbilt University. He was the Schooler Family Fellow in Adult Congenital Heart Disease at The Ohio State University and Nationwide Children's Hospital before accepting the position as director of the Alabama Adult Congenital Heart Program here at UAB and Children's of Alabama. Dr. Cribbs has published on several defects commonly encountered in the adult congenital population, including coarctation of the aorta and atrial septal defect. His research interests include pregnancy in women with congenital heart disease and palliated single-ventricle heart disease.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
Adult Congenital Heart Association  Member 
American College of Cardiology Foundation  Member   
American Heart Association  Member   
International Society of Adult Congenital Heart Disease  Member 

Research/Clinical Interest
Pregnancy and Congenital Heart Disease

Adult Congenital Heart Disease