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Faculty Detail    
Associate Professor
Campus Address 176F 252B
Phone  (205) 975-5023
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Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Pediatrics   Ped - Neonatology Professor
Secondary  Neurobiology  Neurobiology Associate Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Minority Health & Research Center Professor
Secondary  Dept of Medical Education  Dept of Medical Education Associate Professor
Center  Ctr for Glial Bio in Med  Ctr for Glial Bio in Med Professor
Center  Civitan International Research Center  Civitan International Research Center Professor
Center  General Clinical Research Center  Center for Women's Reproductive Health Professor
Center  Center for AIDS Research  Center for AIDS Research Professor
Secondary  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology  Cell, Developmntl, & Integrative Biology Associate Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Education Year Degree Institution 1992 - 2000 MD University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine 1995-1999 PhD University of Alabama at Birmingham 1991 BS University of Alabama at Birmingham POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING: Year Degree Institution 2001-2002 MD/PhD Washington University Clinical Research Fellow School of Medicine St. Louis, MO 2000-2003 Pediatric Resident Washington University School of Medicine St. Louis Childrenís Hospital 2003- 2006 Neonatology Fellow University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Pediatrics Division of Neonatology AWARDS/HONORS: 2013 UAB Graduate School Deanís Award for Mentoring 2010 UAB Presidentís Award for Diversity 2005 National Institute of Child Health and Development 17th Annual Aspen Conference 2005-2007 National Institute of Health Pediatric Loan Repayment 2005-2009 Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Scholar The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation 2004-2006 Dixon Fellowship 2003-2004 American Academy of Pediatrics Neonatal Resuscitation Program Young Investigatorís Award 2001 Billie Wright Adams Scholar National Medical Association- Pediatric Section

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American Academy of Pediatrics     
Society for Neuroscience     

Research/Clinical Interest
Molecular strategies of neuroprotection in the neonatal brain
I am interested in understanding the cellular mechanisms involved in premature brain injury. Ideally, by understanding these processes, strategies can be developed to protect the neonatal brain from injury

Neuroprotection, neonate, brain, system xc