Faculty at our Birmingham VAQS site are sought after for expertise and recognition in signature programs and areas of excellence (ex: AIDS/HIV care, outcomes research, community health workers, quality and safety, hepatitis C, rheumatology and medical education)

Fellows come to our Birmingham VAQS site for our areas of excellence and interprofessional training.

Our program site is known for the above areas, interprofessional training, inpatient quality care and safety.

In addition to nurse and physician fellows/scholars, our site also includes fellows/scholars from the following health professions: pre- and post-doctoral healthcare professional from social work, geriatrics, infectious disease, public health and pharmacy.

Senior Faculty Scholars

Pat Patrician 1
Carlos Estrada 1

                                                         Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN

                                                                             ppatrici@uab.edu

                       Carlos Estrada, MD, MS

                        Carlos.Estrada@va.gov

Faculty Scholars

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

Current First Year Fellow

Samantha Baker

Samantha Baker, MD

Current Second Year Fellow

Elise Aucoin

Elise Aucoin, 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