Birmingham

Our program site is known for interprofessional training, quality and safety education, health services research, surgical outcomes, and inpatient quality care (nurse-led interventions and others). Our site includes fellows from nursing (pre/post PhD and DNP doctoral students), pharmacy, and medicine (from surgery and medicine- including GIM, Hospital medicine and other sub specialties).

Faculty at our Birmingham VAQS site are sought after expertise and recognition in signature programs and areas of excellence (ex: nurse staffing, work environment, and quality indicators, implementation science, surgical outcomes, community interventions, HIV /hepatitis C, rheumatology, medical education, informatics, personalized medicine)

Fellows come to our Birmingham VAQS site for the culture of interprofessional mentorship and the wide areas of excellence and opportunities. 

Our alumni are healthcare leaders in practice and academia, quality and safety competencies, improvement and implementation science in nursing and interprofessional

Senior Faculty Scholars

Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN
ppatrici@uab.edu

Carlos Estrada, MD, MS
Carlos.Estrada@va.gov

Faculty Scholars

Meghan Black, MD

Suzie Miltner, RNC-OB, PhD, NEA-BC

Melanie Morris, MD

Third Year Fellow

Samantha Baker, MD

Second Year Fellows

Michael Frank Gleason, MD

Jacquelyn Lambert-Davis, DNP, RN

Collin Plourde, PharmD

First Year Fellows

Lauren Theiss, MD, BA

Ryan Taylor, PharmD

Alumni

2016

Tonya Breaux-Shropshire, PhD, MPH, RN

2015

Natalie Wilson, PhD(c), DNP, ANP-BC, MPH, AAHIVS

Jennifer Trevor, MD

2014

Kierstin, Leslie, MD, MSHA

Tracy Shamburger, PhD, RN

2013

Katherine Holman, MD

2012

Suzie (Rebecca) Miltner, RNC-OB, PhD, NEA-BC

Jeremiah Newsom, MD

2011

Victor Sung, MD

Vincent Pair, DNP, RN

2010

Michael Burton, MD

Adolfo Pena, MD

Amanda Salanitro, MD, MSc, MSPH

2009

Angelo Gaffo, MD, MSPH

Trina McKenzie, MD, MPH

2008

Mike Passarella, MD, MSPH

2007

Tercio Lopes, MD, MSPH

Edmon Tipton, MD, PhD

2006
Joseph Tan Chan, MD, MSPH

2005

Wendy Gomez, MD, MSPH

Christine Heckemeyer, MD, MSPH

Katri Palonen, MD, MSPH

2003

Ray Chen, MD

2002

Jessica Jones, MD, MPH

2001

Andrea Ohlden, MD