Dale Dickinson, PhD

Dale Dickinson, PhD — Associate Professor
Director of Medical Student Affairs

Dr. Dale Dickinson is director of the Office of Medical Student Affairs and associate professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health at the College of Community Health Sciences. In his director role, Dickinson provides strategic leadership and oversight for programs that support the education of medical students at the College. CCHS is a regional campus of the University of Alabama School of Medicine. Specifically, Dickinson leads the College’s Office of Medical Student Affairs in the areas of academic and career success, professional development, student health and wellness, student leadership, and student organizations and interest groups. Prior to joining the College, Dickinson spent nearly two decades at the University of Alabama at Birmingham as faculty and in senior administration, including in the provost’s office as director of UAB’s Quality Enhancement Plan. Dickinson received a bachelor’s degree in biology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and a PhD in molecular biology and genetics from the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario. He completed post-doctoral work at the University of Southern California. As an associate professor of public health at UAB, he published numerous scientific manuscripts, designed and taught courses and was twice honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

(205) 348-1384  dadickinson@ua.edu