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Find out how are alumni are using their chemistry degrees:

2013

Kreil, Justin., PhD
Advisor: Szulczewski

2012

Bokatzian-Johnson, Samantha S., PhD
Advisor: Cassady
Dr. Bokatzian-Johnson is a post-doctoral associate at Colorado State University.

Brauer, Jonathan I. M., PhD
Advisor: Szulczewski
Dr. Brauer is a postdoctoral associate at the University of Oklahoma.

Cecil, Shawn P.
BS, magna cum laude
University Honors Program
Cullman, AL
Shawn is attending the UA School of Medicine.

Cochran, Phillip G.
BS, magna cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Leland, MS
Phillip is currently attending UAB pursuing a Masters of Public Health in Health Policy.

Cordes, Nikolaus, PhD
Advisor: Martin Bakker
Dr. Cordes is currently a post-doctoral scholar at Los Alamos National Laboratory

Duke, Jessica R.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Trussville, AL
Jessica will enter the PhD program in Chemistry at Cornell University.

Kelley, Matthew S.
BS, summa cum laude
Urbandale, LA
Matthew will enter the PhD program in Chemistry at Northwestern University.

Olivares, Sarah E.
BS, magna cum laude
Madison, AL
Sarah currently works at Qualitest Pharmaceuticals.

Trotter, Timothy N.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Daphne, AL
Timothy will enter the PhD program at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

2011

Alaniz, Spencer A.
BS, cum laude
ACS-Certified
Tucker, GA
Spencer has enrolled in the PhD program in chemistry at Alabama.

Asuru, Awuri P.
Pelham, AL
Awuri is a Chemist, Technical Development at Olin Chlor Alkali Products in Cleveland.

Bearden, Kristy M.
BS
Chelsea, AL
Kristy will perform as an Atlanta Falcons cheerleader while applying to medical school.

Beaseley, Preston A.
BS, cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
Russellville, AL
Preston will enroll in the graduate program in chemistry at UA.

Cockrum, Richard H.
BS, summa cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
University and Computer-Based Honors Programs
Tuscaloosa, AL
Richard is pursuing a MD degree at the UA School of Medicine.

Harmon, Duncan T.
BS, magna cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
University Honors Program
Birmingham, AL
Duncan will attend the UA School of Medicine.

Ingle, Kevin
BS
Hoover, AL
Kevin is enrolled in a biotechnology graduate program at UAB.

Johnson, Andrew T.
BS
Priceville, AL
Andrew is a Quality Control Analyst at Avanti Polar Lipids

Miller, Ashley D.
BS
ACS-Certified Defree
Elkmont, AL
Ashley is working as a chemist at Water Science Technologies.

Parker, T. Gannon
BS
ACS-Certified Degree
University Honors Program
Montgomery, AL
Parker will enter the PhD program in chemistry at Notre Dame University.

Rose, Rachel
BS, summa cum laude
Uniontown, OH
Rachel is enrolled in the University of Tennessee School of Medicine in Memphis.

Sharpe, Robert J.
BS, summa cum laude
Meridianville, AL
Robert is enrolled in the PhD program in Chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill.

Sonnier, Kyndal R.
BS, summa cum laude
Mobile, AL
Kyndal is pursuing an MD at the University of South Alabama.

Tubbs, Susanna S.
BS, cum laude
Dora, AL
Susanna is pursuing an MD at the UA School of Medicine.

Wayman, Emily J.
BS, magna cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
University and Computer-Based Honors Programs
Brownstown, IN
Emily will enter the PhD program in molecular biology at the University of Cincinnati.

Welch, Hanna K.
BS
Huntsville, AL
After spending a year teaching English in France, Hanna will pursue a PharmD degree

2010

Box, Hannah K.
BS
ACS-certified degree
Maylene, AL
Hannah will enter the PhD program in chemistry at Mississippi State University.

Eddins, Michael C.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Columbiana, AL
Michael will be attending medical school in the fall.

Entrekin, Jordan T.
BS
Glencoe, AL
Jordan is enrolled in the PhD program in Chemistry at UA.

Guenther, Courtney L.
BS, summa cum laude
ACS-certified degree
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Winston-Salem, NC
Courtney will enter to the PhD program in chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania in the fall.

Long, Rebecca T.
BS, summa cum laude
ACS-certified degree
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Vestavia Hills, AL
Rebecca will enter the PhD program in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

McCrary, Parker D.
BS, summa cum laude
Alpharetta, GA
Parker has enrolled in the PhD program in chemistry at Alabama.

McPherson, Tyler E.
BS
Monroeville, AL
Tyler is currently enrolled as a chemistry graduate student at the University of Tennessee Knoxville working in Dr. Mark Dadmun’s polymer chemistry lab on thin film organic photovoltaics.

Montgomery, Timothy P.
BS, summa cum laude
ACS-certified degree
University Honors Program
Cherokee, AL
Patrick will enter the PhD program in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

Nikles, Sarah M.
BS
ACS-certified
Tuscaloosa, AL
Sarah is pursuing an MS degree in public health policy at Georgetown University.

Picone, Desiree J.J.
BS, summa cum laude
ACS-certified degree
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Tuscaloosa, AL
Desiree is attending medical school.

Stuart, Sarah M.
BS, magna cum laude
ACS-certified degree
University Honors Program
Temple, TX
Sarah will enter the PhD program in chemistry at the University of Texas at Austin.

Veasey, Tara M.
BS, summa cum laude
Calera, AL
Tara will enter the Pharmacy Doctoral program at Auburn University.

2009

Anderson, Kevin D.
BS, summa cum laude,
University Honors Program
Computer Based Honors Program
Grapevine, TX
Kevin will enter the PhD program in chemistry at the University of Texas-Austin.

Bentley, Keith W.
BS, cum laude
University Honors Program
Trussville, AL
Bentley is enrolled in the PhD program in chemistry at Georgetown University.

Boykin, D’Ariel Denise
BS, cum laude,
University Honors Program
Louisville, AL
Denise has been accepted to the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Kilgo, William A.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Tuscaloosa, AL
William is attending the University of South Alabama School of Medicine.

Mgbemena, Okechukwu N.
BS, summa cum laude
Imo State, Nigeria
Okechukwu is attending the UA school of Medicine in Birmingham.

Qualls, Catherine C.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer Based Honors Program
Decatur, AL
Catherine spent the summer after graduation working with the Department of Health and Wellness at the University of Alabama. She plans to attend the graduate school at UA to pursue a MS degree in Health Studies, then proceed to Medical School.

Smith, Cody B.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Haleyville, AL
Cody will attend the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Suich, Dana M.
BS
Fredericksburg, VA
Dana spent the past year teaching high school chemistry. She will enter the PharmD program at East Tennessee State University in Fall 2010.

Terry, Russell S., Jr.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Mobile, AL
Russ will enter the medical school program at the University of Alabama.

Watts, Savannah I.
BS, magma cum laude
University Honors Program
Fayette, AL
Savannah will enter the medical school program at the University of South Alabama.

2008

Beaver, Sarah E.
BS, cum laude
University Honors Program
Spanish Fort, AL
Sarah will be entering the doctorate of physical therapy program at Duke University.

Brown, Fallon V.
BS, magna cum laude
Fairhope, AL
Fallon has been accepted to the DO program at Philadelphia College of Medicine in Atlanta.

Bryan, Heather S.
BS
Florence, AL
Heather has been accepted to the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn. 

Di Bona, Kristin Rogers
BS, magna cum laude
Tuscaloosa, AL
Kristin will enter the PhD program in Biology at the University of Alabama.

Fellows, William Brett
BS
Rainbow City, AL
Brett will enter the PhD program in chemistry Georgia Tech University in the fall.

Graham, Hayley
BS
Mobile, AL
Hayley will attend the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University.

Manolakis, Joan-Marie S.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Orange Beach, AL
Joan-Marie has been accepted to the UA School of Dentistry.

Mansell, Randall K., II
BS
Russellville, AL
Randall is currently earning his D.O. degree from Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, TN.

Massie, Nicholas L.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Montevallo, AL
Nick has been accepted to the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn.

McNamara, Kelli I.
BS, summa cum laude
Montgomery, AL
Kelli has been accepted to the Auburn University School of Veterinary Science and will start the program this fall.

McPherson, Jessica L.
BS
Monroeville, AL
Jessica has accepted a position as an analytical chemist at Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc. in Birmingham, AL.

Mitchell, Carrie
BS, summa cum laude
Muscle Shoals, AL
Carrie is pursuing MD degree in the University of South Alabama School of Medicine.

Mroczynski, Samantha K.
BS, magna cum laude
University Honors Program
Northport, AL
Samantha will enter the MBA program at UA in the fall.

Ondocsin, Brian K.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Madison, AL
Brian has been accepted to the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

Switzer, Jackson R.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer Based Honors Program
Gulfport, MS.
Jackson is currently employed with the Department of Defense in Washington, DC. He is in a position that allows him to combine his chemistry knowledge to help solve international issues as related to our nations defense. He will begin study for an M.S. in Intelligence in the fall in the Washington, DC area.

Tutwiler, Strudwick L.
BS, magna cum laude
Tuscaloosa, AL
Strud will be entering the UA School of Dentistry in the fall.

Wargo, Lindsey Anne
BS, magna cum laude
University Honors Program
Shreveport, LA
Lindsey will enroll in medical school at the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport.

Weems, Ashley E.
BS
Indian Springs, AL
Ashley has been accepted to the Harrison School of Pharmacy at Auburn.

Yarlagadda, Vidhush K.
BS, cum laude
University Honors Program
Mobile, AL
Vidhush will attend Meharry Medical College in Nashville.

2007

Albury, Aymara M. M.
BS, cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
Nassau, Bahamas
Aymara will enter the graduate program in chemistry at UA in the fall. She will work in Dr. Jenning’s Lab.

Armstrong, Holli M.
BS
Moulton, AL
Holli is currently working at Nektar Therapeutics in Huntsville, Alabama.

Batson, Jacob R.
BS, summa cum laude
Computer-Based Honors Program
Tuscaloosa, AL
Jacob is attending the University of South Alabama School of Medicine.

Hartlage, Todd R.
BS, summa cum laude
Lexington, KY
Todd is in the graduate program in polymer chemistry at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Hinton, Benjamin K.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Tuscaloosa, AL
Benjamin is attending the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

James, Wesley G.
BS, summa cum laude
Columbus, MS
Wesley is in the graduate program Physical Therapy program at UAB.

LeCroy, James E., III
BS
Vestavia Hills, AL
Jimmie has been accepted to the 2008 class of the University of Alabama School of Dentistry.

Menard, Grayson W.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Tuscaloosa, AL
Grayson is attending the University of South Alabama School of Medicine.

Mitchell, Adam Z.
BS, magna cum laude
University Honors Program
Lexington, AL
After earning his MD at the University of West Virginia Medical School, Adam is a Family Practice Resident-Physician at Lakeland Healthcare in Michigan.

Morris, J. Eric
BS
Muscle Shoals, AL
Eric has entered the nursing program at the University of South Alabama.

Poplin, Jane Holly
BS
ACS-Certified Degree
Birmingham, AL
Jane Holly is in the graduate program in chemistry at Washington State University.

Porter, Jake E.
BS
Union Hill, AL
Jake works for Pine Cove Christian Camps.

Prickett, Caitlin D.
BS
University Honors Program
Foley, AL
Caitlin is pursuing a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree.

Sawant, Kailas, PhD
Advisor: Michael Jennings
Dr. Sawant is manager of technology at WSP Chemicals and Technology, LLC

Woo, Renee L.
BS
San Leandro, CA
Renee will be attending The California School of Podiatric Medicine at Samuel Merritt University Fall 2009.

2006

Allgood, Alan M.
BS, cum laude
Florence, AL
Alan is attending the UA Dental School in Birmingham.

Britt, Lauren N.
BS, cum laude
Decatur, AL
Lauren is attending the West Virginia University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Brooks, LaTorea D.
BS
University Honors Program
Opelika, AL
LaTorea is pursuing a master’s degree in secondary education at UA.

Bruner, Lucas J.
BS
Oakman, AL
Lucas has entered the graduate program in Chemical and Biological Engineering at UA.

Brunson, D. Burke
BS
Mobile, AL
Burke is attending graduate school at the University of South Alabama.

Campbell, Andrew T.
BS
Athens, AL
Andrew is teaching math and coaching football at Horshoe Bend Highschool.

Carmichael, Fatima T.
BS
Birmingham, AL
Fatima has accepted a position with Biocryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. in Birmingham.

Gremse, Jennifer E.
BS, magna cum laude
Mobile, AL
Jennifer is attending the University of South Alabama Medical School.

Hendrix, Margaret M.
BS, summa cum laude
Hartselle, AL
Maggie will be attending the UA Dental School in Birmingham starting in the fall.

Hough, Whitney L.
BS, cum laude
ACS-Certified Degree
Albertville, AL
Whitney will join the department’s graduate program in the fall. She will be working towards a PhD degree under the direction of Dr. Rogers.

Keenum, J. Patrick
BS, cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Sheffield, AL
Patrick graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in 2010. From 2010 to 2013, he has been a Pediatric Resident at the University of Virginia. In July, he will begin a fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine at Columbia University.

Kucharski, Timothy J.
BS, summa cum laude

ACS-Certified Degree
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Aiken, SC
Tim completed his PhD studies in June 2011 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in Materials Chemistry in Prof. Roman Boulatov’s group. In July 2011, he started his postdoctoral work at MIT as the BP-MIT Postdoctoral Energy Research Associate, a joint position between Prof. Daniel Nocera’s group in Chemistry and Prof. Jeffrey Grossman’s group in Materials Science and Engineering. He was also awarded the 2011-12 Piper Award by the inorganic chemistry faculty at UIUC for outstanding research in inorganic chemistry.

McElwee, Samuel K.
BS, cum laude
Gadsen, AL
Sam will be attending the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham starting in the fall.

Phillips, John G.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Computer-Based Honors Program
Decatur, AL
Dr. Phillips received an MD degree from Vanderbilt University in 2010. He is currently a resident in the Radiation Oncology Program at Harvard University.

Pugh, Terrence, M.
BS, magna cum laude
Muscle Shoals, AL
Terrence will be attending the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham starting the fall.

Rutledge, Brantley R.
BS
Saraland, AL
Brantley is currently teaching organic chemistry at the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Shaffer, William A.
BS, summa cum laude
University Honors Program
Biloxi, MS
Will is attending the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

2005

Alldredge, Christopher M.
BS, cum laude
Alexandria, AL
Chris is working in a psychology research lab while preparing to apply to medical school.

Browning, Jeannette N.
BS
Thomaston, GA
Jeannette is attending pharmacy school at Temple University.

Dean, Phillip J.
summa cum laude
Dothan, AL
Dr. Dean earned an MD degree from the UA School of Medicine.

Deravi, Leila
BS
Montgomery, AL
Leila is pursuing a PhD degree in the chemistry graduate program at Vanderbilt University.

Fields, Abby C.
BS, magna cum laude
Dothan, AL
Abby works for Southern Nuclear Co. She is a Health Physics technician at Plant Vogtle in Augusta, GA.

Fields, Anna M.
BS, magna cum laude
Dothan, AL
Anna is a chemistry technician at Southern Nuclear Co. in Augusta, GA.

McGrain, Rebecca M.
BS, magna cum laude
Mobile, AL
Rebecca works at the Cancer Center in Mobile, AL.

Pickering, Alison M.
BS, magna cum laude
Cleveland, TN
Ali is attending the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Spruell, Jason M.
BS, summa cum laude
Dothan, AL
Jason is in the doctoral program in chemistry at UCLA, where he is working under the direction of Prof. Fraser Stoddart. Jason recently received a prestigious NSF Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.

Wilson, Jason B.
BS, magna cum laude
Southside, AL
Brett is in the medicinal chemistry graduate program at the University of Tennessee-Memphis.

2004

Cafiero, Lauren Rebecca
BS
Hoover, AL
Lauren is pursuing a PhD in chemistry at UA under the direction of Dr. Snowden.

Chang, Christine
BS, cum laude
Tuscaloosa, AL
Christine is getting her Masters in Epidemiology in the School of Public Health at UAB.

Chisolm, Claire Nichole
BS, cum laude
ACS-certified
Hoover, AL
Claire has started graduate study in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Michigan.

Cunningham, William Randle, Jr.
BS
Montgomery, AL
William is a second year law student at the University of Alabama School of Law. He hopes to combine his knowledge of chemistry and the law as a patent attorney.

DeAndrade, Kevin Blasé
BS, summa cum laude
Mobile, AL
Kevin is pursing a degree at the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Fawls, David M.
BS
Tuscaloosa, AL
David is an information systems manager with Tacala LLC.

Funderburk, Christopher Dale
BS
Tallassee, AL
Chris entered the graduate program in biology at UA upon completing his degree. He earned an MS in 2006. He is currently an MD/PhD student in Neuroscience at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

Hudson, Geoffrey Marcus
BS, magna cum laude
Jasper, AL
Geoffrey will return to UA in the fall to pursue a Masters degree in Kinesiology.

Key, Christopher Dywayne
BS, summa cum laude
Decatur, AL
Christopher is a student in the UA School of Medicine in Birmingham.

Oakley, Erin Rebecca
BS, cum laude
Chattanooga, TN
Erin Jackson is the science laboratory technician for the science department at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Alabama.

Scott, Heather Dawn
BS, summa cum laude
Athens, AL
Heather is attending medical school at UAB.

Tai, Jonathan Lee Kai
BS, cum laude
Jasper, AL
Jonathan is attending medical school.

White, Tina Renea
BS
International Honors Program
Hartselle, AL
Tina earned a PhD in Chemistry at UC Santa Cruz. She is currently employed with Eurofins Lancaster Laboratory.

Zainey, Scott Michael
BS, cum laude
Metairie, LA
Scott is a student at LSU Medical School in New Orleans.

2003

Bindom, Sharell
BS
Baton Rouge, LA
Sharell is attending medical school at Louisiana State Health Center in New Orleans.

Clark, Samantha Page
BS, summa cum laude
Huntsville, AL
Samantha is attending Medical School at the University of Alabama-Birmingham.

Corbett, David Thomas
BS, summa cum laude
Winfield, AL
Dr. Corbett earned an MD degree from the UA School of Medicine. He is currently employed by the UAB Health System.

Hammonds, April Renee
BS
Toney, AL
April is currently working at Daikin Industries in Huntsville.

Reed, James Andrew
BS
Arab, AL
Andrew earned an MS degree in 2006 and is currently in Naval Officer Training School.

2002

Booth, Jenny Crystal
BS, cum laude
Northport, AL
Jenny Booth Todd is currently a student in the McWhorter School of Pharmacy at Samford University. Prior to that, she worked at Southern Research Institute in Birmingham.

Ivie, Michael Alan, II
BS
Winfield, AL
Michael is a graduate student in the Chemical Engineering Dept. at UA under the direction of Prof. John Wiest.

Watson, Heather Malone
BS,
Sturgis, MS
Heather returned to the department as a graduate student in analytical chemistry.

2001

Adams, William A.
BS
Will stayed at UA for graduate studies in chemistry under the direction of Dr. Martin Bakker. He earned his PhD degree in 2006.

Davis, Katie Lynn
BS, summa cum laude
Huntsville, AL
Katie is currently enrolled in the Medical Scientist Training Program at the University of Alabama in Birmingham and plans to complete her MD, PhD training in 2010.

Farina, Lindsy Meredith
BS, cum laude
Killen, AL
After completing a MS in Nuclear Chemistry at Berkeley, Lindsy spent a year working in the department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine at UCSF. She moved to New York to be closer to her beautiful nieces and is now working for a pediatric EMR software company. She plans to continue her never-ending education by applying to medical school in the summer. She would like to pursue a career in pediatric oncology.

Lawrence, Jesse Neil
BS, cum laude
ACS-certified
Bluewater, NM
Currently pursuing a PhD degree in chemistry at The University of Alabama with Dr. Kispert.

Matthews, Quinton Dean
BS, magna cum laude
Andalusia, AL
Quinton is attending medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

Tomich, Keith Patrick
BS, summa cum laude
Cullman, AL
Keith is attending medical school at the University of Alabama in Birmingham.

2000

Chakov, Nicole Elise
BS
Dr. Chakov earned her PhD degree in Chemistry under the direction of George Christou at the University of Florida in May 2005.

DeVasher (Booth), Rebecca Sue
BS
Talledega, AL
After graduation, Rebecca stayed at UA to do graduate study under Dr. Shaughnessy. She completed her PhD in 2004. She is currently an assistant professor at Rose-Hulman Institute in Terre Haute, IN.

Duncan, Joseph Richard
BS
Tuscaloosa, AL
Currently pursuing a PhD degree in chemistry at The University of Alabama with Dr. Blackstock.

Henderson, Julius Nathan
BS
Nathan received an MS in Chemistry under Dr. Redding in 2002. He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Oregon.

Johnston, Christina M.
BS
Christina is in her final year of the PhD program at the University of Illinois, working with Prof. Wieckowski. She is currently applying for various national laboratory postdoctoral positions, and hopes to stay in the energy field (fuel cells or solar cells).

Miner, Jeffrey Andrew
BS
After graduation, Jeffrey completed one year in the MBA program at UA. He then entered the Graduate program in Education at UA and finished with an MS in General Science Education. He is now teaching Science at Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Ramirez, Juliet
BS
Juliet, now Emamaulle, finished her Ph.D. in immunology in June 2005 and started medical school at the University of Alberta in September 2005. During med school, she has been working on a postdoctoral fellowship part time, and now she is taking a year out to finish up her fellowship. She is planning to return to the US for general surgery residency training in 2010.

Swatloski, Richard Patrick
BS
Enterprise, AL
Rick completed his PhD degree under the direction of Dr. Rogers in 2005.

1999

Bateman, Colin P.
BS
Colin remained at UA and received his PhD under Dr. Thrasher in 2002.

Boudreaux, Brent G.
BS
Brent remained at UA and received an MS under the direction of Dr. Redding in 2000.

Sullivan, Jonathan F.
BS
Jonathan is currently the Engineering Department Head and Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

1997

Paige, Mikell A.
BS
Mikell earned an MS degree under Dr. Caine in 1999.

Speetjens, James K.
BS
James earned an MS degree under Dr. Woski in 1999.

1996

Vance, Katisha, T.
BS
Katisha earned an MD degree from the University of Alabama. She is currently a practicing medical oncology and hematology.

1995

Brittain, Scott T.
BS
Scott earned his Ph.D. in 2000 at Harvard University with George Whitesides. He is currently an assistant professor of chemistry at Georgia College and State University.

1994

Rahti, Anuj N.
BS
Anuj works for his family’s chemical business, Sudarshan Chemical Industries, in India. Sudarshan Chemical is a pigment maker.

Sherman, John
BS
John received his PhD in 2001 from the University of Southern Mississippi. He is currently employed at Dow Central Research and Development, Freeport, TX.

Summrall, Krystal H.
BS
Krystal earned an MS degree under Dr. Vincent in 1998.

1993

Balturshot, Gregory W.
BS
Gregory earned is MD at Indiana University.

1992

Cain, Jason L.
BS
Jason continued his studies at UA and earned a PhD degree in 1997 under the direction of Dr. Nikles.

1991

Burkhalter, R. Scott
BS
Scott earned a PhD degree in chemistry at UA under the direction of Dr. Timkovich in 1997.

1990

Blanks, Jeremy Daniel
BS
Jeremy earned a PhD from UA in chemistry from Dr. Thrasher in 1995.

Daniels, Roderick B.
BS
Roderick earned an MS degree from the Chemistry Department in 1996.

Hollis, Rebecca L. Vincent.
BS
Rebecca earned a PhD degree under Dr. Atwood in 1994.

 1988

Emery, Lori Ann
BS
Ms. Emery received a M.S. degree under the direction of Dr. Baker in 1990.

1987

Atwood, David Allan
BS
After leaving UA, Mr. Atwood earned a PhD degree in chemistry at The University of Texas. Dr. Atwood is now an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky.

Halcomb, Randall L.
BS
Dr. Halcomb earned a PhD at Yale in 1992 and was a post doc with CH Wong at Scripps. He was a faculty member at the University of Colorado and currently works for Gilead Sciences.

Orr, Glenn William “Bill”
BS
Dr. Orr went on to receive his PhD in chemistry at UA under the direction of Dr. Atwood.

Randolph, John T.
BS
Dr. Randolph went on to receive his PhD in chemistry from UA under the direction of Dr. Baker.

Rolfes, Steven Matthew
BS
Dr. Rolfe received an MD degree at the UA School of Medicine. He is currently an anesthesiologist in Pensacola, FL.

Westmoreland, Terry A.
BS
Dr. Westmoreland earned an MD degree at UAB and has a practice in Columbus, MS.

1986

Abernathy, William Morris, Jr.
BS
Dr. Abernathy earned his MD degree from UAB in 1991. He is a Board Certified specialist in Internal Medicine with office locations in the Bluewater Bay area of Niceville, Florida and San Destin area of Destin, Florida.

Behringer, Melissa Blair
BS
Dr. Behringer received her MD degree from UAB.

Bridges, Edward Gordon, IV
BS
Mr. Bridges received an M.S. degree under Dr. Baker in 1988.

Newman, William A., III
BS
Dr. Newman received a M.D. degree from UASOM. He is practicing Ob/Gyn in Montgomery, AL after six years on faculty at Univ. of South Carolina SOM.

Stone, Timothy Ellis
BS
Dr. Stone earned an MD at UAB. He currently practices psychiatry in Birmingham.

Swalley, Rachel M.
BS
Ms. Swalley received a Masters of Science Education from UAH in 1988.

1985

Allan, Barbara Diane
BS
Earned PhD in the Molecular Biology and Biochemistry program at Washington University in St. Louis. Since 1991 I have been employed as a German-English translator, mostly translating patents and scientific papers. Author of “Conquering Arthritis: What Doctors Don’t Tell you Because they Don’t Know.”

Bradford, Eric Glen
BS
Dr. Bradford earned a PhD under the direction of Dr. Kispert in 1989.

McDaniel, Glenn Robert, Jr.
BS
Dr. McDaniel earned an MD degree at UAB. He has an internal medicine practice in Alabaster, AL.

McGraw, James Patrick
BS
Dr. McGraw earned his MD at South Alabama in 1990. He is currently a cardiologist in Kansas City.

Rabe, William Henry, III
BS
Dr. Rabe earned an MD at South Alabama and is currently a Pediatrician in Minnesota.

1984

Bickley, Fred Peeples, III
BS
Dr. Bickley works at the Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.

Chastain, Stephen L.
BS
Dr. Chastain is an internal medicine specialist with a practice in Dothan, AL.

Ennis, Elizabeth D.
BS
Dr. Ennis earned an MD after graduating. She is currently Vice President Medical Education and Research at Baptist Health System, Inc.

Nelson, Gregory W.
BS
Dr. Nelson earned a PhD in chemistry at LSU. He is Vice President, Technology at Voridian, a Division of Eastman Chemical Company.

Roberts, Darryl A.
BS
Dr. Roberts earned a PhD in 1989 under the direction of Dr. Bertsch.

Slayden, Bruce W., II
BS
Mr. Slayden is a King & Spalding LLP intellectual property partner in the Austin, Texas office. His practice focuses on United States and European patent enforcement and patent infringment defense including International Trade Commission (“ITC”) proceedings. His group currently includes 10 other patent attorneys and we represent a diverse set of companies including, e.g., Covidien, previously known as Tyco Healthcare (medical devices), Microchip Technology Inc.(semiconductors), Siemens AG (telecommunications), Volkswagen AG (automotive electromechanical systems), Applica Consumer Products (Black & Decker branded home appliances), Salton Inc. (George Foreman/Stiffel/Toastmaster/Faberware branded products), Continental GmbH (automotive systems), and Texas A & M University (biotechnology). King & Spalding includes 880 lawyers worldwide and 150 patent professionals.

Wallace, Patrick C.
BS
Dr. Wallace is an internal medicine specialist and lives in Virginia.

Watterson, Gene L. Jr.
BS
Dr. Watterson earned his MD from Eastern Carolina University. He is a rheumatology specialist at Alabama Orthopedic& Spine Center in Birmingham.

Yerby, Frederick L.
BS
Dr. Yerby earned his MD at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. He has a family medicine practice in Fayette Alabama.

1983

Baker, James Haywood, II
BS
Dr. Baker earned an MD at Harvard in 1987. He is a specialist in electrophysiology in Nashville, TN.

Baldone, Charles John
BS
Dr. Baldone is a dentist in Birmingham.

Bazemore, Russell Albert
BS
After serving in the Navy, Dr. Bazemore earned a PhD from the University of Florida in 1998. He was a faculty member in the Dept of Food Science at Mississippi State.

Buettner, John A.
BS
Dr. Buettner is a dentist in Montgomery, AL.

Derivaux, Donald Joseph
BS
Dr. Derivaux is an opthalmologist in Huntsville, AL.

Ennis, Elizabeth Delionback
BS
Dr. Ennis earned an MD from the University of South Alabama. She is an endocrinologist in Birmingham.

Goodson, Patricia Ann
BS
Dr. Goodson is an associate lecturer at the University of Wyoming. She earned her PhD at Wyoming after earning a MS degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Heinzelmann, Eric J. (“Rick”)
BS
Dr. Heinzelman is a internal medicine specialist practicing in South Carolina.

Holland, James Sumner
BS
Dr. Holland is a pediatrician in Gulfport, MS.

Kaplan, Joseph Jay
BS
Dr. Kaplan earned his MD at the UA School of Medicine. He is on the faculty of the Medical College of Georgia.

Murray, Rhett B.
BS
Dr. Murray earned his MD degree at the UA School of Medicine. He is a neurosurgeon practicing in Huntsville, AL.

Simpson, John David
BS
Dr. Simpson is a pediatrician in Birmingham.

Sneed, Christopher L.
BS
Dr. Sneed earned his MD at the UA School of Medicine. He is a neurosurgeon in Evansville, IN.

Ujjin, Roaj
BS
Dr. Ujjin has a medical practice in Marietta, GA.

Ujjin, Ruj
BS
Dr. Ujjin earned his MD from Howard University. He has an internal medicine practice in August, GA.

1982

Bitzer, Bruce Walter
BS
Dr. Bitzer obtained his DMD at Farleigh Dickinson in 1986. He has a practice in New Jersey and is on the faculty of the Columbia School of Dentistry.

Conaway, Thomas Martin
BS
Mr. Conway is a managing partner for homeland security with Unysis Federal Systems.

Jones, Steven Ernest
BS
Dr. Jones earned his MD from the UA School of Medicine. He has a practice in Birmingham.

Leatherland, Terry W.
BS
Mr. Leatherland works for Hewlett-Packard in Houston, TX.

Rener, Gregory Alfred
BS
Mr. Rener works for Lilly Research Laboratories in Indiana.

Thompson, Eric Bennett
BS
Dr. Thompson earned his MD in 1987. He is located in Charlotte, NC.

1981

Cox, Phillip Roland
BS
Dr. Cox is an orthodontist in Birmingham.

Pace, Eddie Nathaniel, Jr.
BS
Dr. Pace is an internal medicine specialist in Mobile.

Parker, Lawrence James, Jr.
BS
Dr. Parker is a gastroenterologist in Mobile.

Tipton, David Glen
BS
Dr. Tipton is a psychiatrist in Huntsville, AL.

1980

Cole, Stephen Keith
BS
Dr. Keith earned his PhD at UA in 1986.

Dimick, Robert M.
BS
Dr. Dimick earned his MD at the UA School of Medicine. He specialized in spine surgery and general orthopedics. He lives in Tennessee.

Dudley, Varner Edward, III
BS
Dr. Dudley is an anesthesiologist in Pasadena, CA.

Dupree, Ron Dwane
BS
Dr. Dupree is a colonel in the navy. He earned a PhD in operations research at the Naval Postgraduate School. He is currently stationed at the Pentagon.

Gannon, Timothy Hugh
BS
Dr. Gannon is an otorhinolaryngology specialist. His practice is in Dothan, AL.

Ingram, Michael Allen
BS
Dr. Ingram is an OB/GYN in Dothan, AL.

McClenny, Brent Sherman
BS
Dr. McClenny has a dental practice in Daleville, AL.

Robinson, Cynthia Yednak
BS
Dr. Robinson earned a PhD in organic chemistry at UAB. She is currently Senior Vice President for Therapeutic Teams with Intermune, Inc.

Stierwalt, Michael J.
BS
Mr. Stierwalt is a Nuclear Field Engineer working at the Nine Mile Nuclear Power Plant in New York.

Williams, Robert McLain
BS
Dr. Williams has a medical practice in Opp, AL.

1978

Cotter, Clement Patrick, Jr.
BS
Dr. Cotter earned an MD degree after leaving UA. He runs his practice, Shelby Plastic Surgery, in Birmingham.

1975

Kilgo, Gary R.
BS
Dr. Kilgo earned his MD degree after finishing at UA. He is currently a physician in the private practice of neurology with a special interest in headache medicine. His practice is located in Tuscaloosa.

McAdams (Snow), Julie S.
BS
Julia earned a Masters in Public Health degree at UAB and is currently an Analyst with the UA Office of Institutional Research and Assessment. Major responsibilities include a web-based reporting system for university assessment activities as well as data analyses for compliance reporting and executive decision-making.

McCulloch, T. Harvey
BS
Dr. McCulloch earned an MD degree and currently practices Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine in Fairhope, Ala.

1972

Hanes, Ronnie
BS
Dr. Hanes earned his PhD at UA in 1976. He is currently Director of Basic Research for Millennium Chemicals Corp. in Baltimore, MD.

1970

Fowler, Bruce
BS
Mr. Fowler is serving as Research Fellow at UAH Center for the Management of Science and Technology as well as doing research in dissipative systems physics, organizational dynamics, and technology management.

1964

Andrews, Russel Stanislaus, Jr.
BS
Dr. Andrews earned a PhD degree at UA in 1969. He is currently on the faculty at the University of South Alabama.

Bentley, Robert J.
BS
Dr. Bentley received an MD from the UA School of Medicine and operated a private dermatology practice in Tuscaloosa. Dr. Bentley served in the Alabama House of Representatives and was elected Governer of Alabama in 2010.

Watkins, Charles L.
BS
Dr. Watkins received a PhD in chemistry from the University of Florida. He is a professor in the chemistry department at UAB.

1962

Dean, Stanley
BS
Mr. Dean received a double major in Chemist and Physics. He worked about 8 years in various chemistry jobs with Beaunit Fibers making rayon and as a Chief Chemist for National Cement Company. During this time he secured a US Patent for the counter-current decantation of cement flue dust to obtain pure Potassium Sulfate. After working in the technical field, he wanted to become a Pharmaceutical representative. However, with no previous sales experience, he couldn’t get a job offer. To get the sales experience he became a State Farm Insurance Agent. His plan was to do this for maybe 6 months and then get with a pharmaceutical company…that was 40 years ago.

1957

Serody, Gerson T.
BS
Mr. Serody is CEO of CARE Pharmacies, a franchise system of 60 pharmacies in the Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC, area.