Pediatric Pulmonary Center
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama

Faculty and Staff

Brad Troxler, MD, Director and Medical Faculty

Wynton Hoover, MD Medical Faculty

Claire Lenker, MSW, LCSW, Co-Director and Social Work Faculty

Valerie Tarn, MS, RD, Training Director and Nutrition Faculty

Stephanie Gamble, MPH, RRT, EMT, Respiratory Care Faculty

Theresa Rodgers, CRNP, DNP, Nursing Faculty

Brandi McClain Pernell, DNP, PNP-BC, PCNS-BC Nursing Faculty

Linda Russo, MAE, Family Leader Faculty

Leslie Jones, Education Coordinator Faculty

Fact Sheet

  • Was a member of one of five teams in the first cohort of the MCHB-funded Diversity in MCH Training: A Peer Learning Collaborative, 2009-2010.
  • Collaborates with the University of Florida PPC to provide synchronous video-linked distance education classes on MCH core topics as part of the two programs didactic curricula.
  • Provides field experience for students in the MCH Pipeline Training Program at Alabama State University, a historically black college and university.
  • Co-sponsors an annual teleconference with the Alabama Department of Public Health on a pediatric pulmonary topic, with continuing education provided.
  • Provides continuing education program for the school nurses of Jefferson County Board of Education through continuing education event, planned and executed by the interdisciplinary trainees.

Contact Information

The Pediatric Pulmonary Center
1600 7th Avenue South, Lowder 620
Birmingham, Alabama 35233
Phone: (205) 638-9583 / Fax: (205) 975-5983

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