Emergency Medicine

Academic Department

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People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Andrew Edwards, Vice Chairperson

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    Andrew Edwards, Interim Department Chairperson

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    Bobby Lewis, Director

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    Courtney Anerin, Assistant Director

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    David Pigott, Assistant Director

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    Derek Robinett, Director

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    Marie-Carmelle Elie, Department Chairperson

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    Michael Kurz, Vice Chair for Research

    Dr. Michael Kurz is a Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and holds joint appointments with the Department of Surgery and the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition, Dr. Kurz is the Director of the UAB Post-Cardiac Arrest Service providing comprehensive post-resuscitation care for cardiac arrest victims throughout Alabama.


    Dr. Kurz attended the University of Virginia Schoo...

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    Sarah Nafziger, Director

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    Todd Peterson, Director

  • Faculty Position

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    Adam Kessler, Associate Professor (P)

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    Alexander Le, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Andrew Bloom, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Andrew Edwards, Professor (P)

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    Ashton Kilgore, Instructor - Fellow (P)

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    Benjamin Mitchell, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Benjamin von Schweinitz, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Billy Buckner, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Bobby Lewis, Associate Professor (P)

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    Brendan Anzalone, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Charles Khoury, Associate Professor (P)

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    Christopher Greene, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Christopher White, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Courtney Anerin, Associate Professor (P)

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    Dag Shapshak, Associate Professor (P)

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    David Page, Assistant Professor (P)

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    David Pigott, Professor (P)

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    Derek Robinett, Associate Professor (P)

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    Douglas Wallace, Assistant Professor (P)

    Dr. Doug Wallace is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine. He completed his medical school training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Emergency Medicine residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Dr. Wallace was honored to be the recipient of the inaugural Bobby Lewis M.D. Resident of the Year award at the completion of his residency training. He went on to complete combined fellowship training at UAB in Mass Casualty...

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    Erik Hess, Professor (P)

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    Erin Shufflebarger, Instructor - Fellow (P)

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    James Booth, Associate Professor (P)

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    James Crosby, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Jaron Raper, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Jenna Johnson, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P)

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    Jennifer Hess, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Joel Evans, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    John Gullett, Associate Professor (P)

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    Jorge Alsip, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P)

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    Joshua Beckedorf, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Kathleen Bowen, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P)

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    Kelly Roszczynialski, Instructor - Fellow (P)

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    Kevin Barlotta, Professor (P)

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    Lauren Walter, Associate Professor (P)

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    Linda Thompson MD, Associate Professor (P)

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    Marie-Carmelle Elie, Professor (P)

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    Marquita Hicks, Associate Professor (P)

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    Matthew DeLaney, Associate Professor (P)

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    Matthew Heimann, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Matthew Kelly, Associate Professor (P)

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    Maxwell Thompson, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Michael Kurz, Professor (P)

    Dr. Michael Kurz is a Professor and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and holds joint appointments with the Department of Surgery and the UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science. In addition, Dr. Kurz is the Director of the UAB Post-Cardiac Arrest Service providing comprehensive post-resuscitation care for cardiac arrest victims throughout Alabama.


    Dr. Kurz attended the University of Virginia Schoo...

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    Michael Sibel, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Patrick Siler, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Rachel Skains, Instructor - Fellow (P)

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    Robert Buckingham, Associate Professor (P)

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    Ryan Coute, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Ryan Huebinger, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Samuel Burleson, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Sarah Nafziger, Professor (P)

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    Shannon Stephens, Instructor (P)

    Shannon Stephens, Critical Care Paramedic, has worked in EMS for over 25 years. He is currently a faculty member in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Director of the Alabama Resuscitation Center. He also serves as a Research Scientist for the UAB Center for Cardiovascular Biology, and formerly with the UAB Center for Disaster Preparedness. He has served as Instructor in the Department of Emergency Medicine from 1998 - present.

    He ha...

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    Sherell Hicks, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Stephen Knight, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Sukhshant Atti, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Therese Medalle, Instructor (P)

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    Todd Peterson, Associate Professor (P)

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    Vance Rothmeyer, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Walter Schrading, Professor (P)

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    Whitney Turner, Instructor (P)

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    William Ferguson, Associate Professor (P)

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    William Ferrara, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    William Rushton, Associate Professor (P)

    Co-diretor, Office of Medical Toxicology, UAB

    Medical Director, Alabama Poison Information Center, Children's of Alabama

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    Willie Gilford, Associate Professor - Clinical (P)

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    Zachary Pacheco, Instructor - Clinical (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Jeffrey Kerby, Associate Professor (S)

    Dr. Kerby was named director of the Division of Acute Care Surgery in November 2014. A native of Missouri, Dr. Kerby received both his undergraduate degree and medical degree from the University of Missouri at Kansas City in 1989. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1999, along with a postdoctoral research fellowship in 1996, earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics from UAB in 1997. Following residency, Dr. Kerby ser...

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    Sara Gould, Assistant Professor (S)

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    Shea Duerring, Assistant Professor (S)

  • Organization Within