Clinical Site Coordinator
Dr. Samantha Hill is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Adolescent Medicine Physician at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). She is a native of metro Atlanta and is dedicated to improving the lives of adolescents and young adults through healthcare, advocacy, community service, and educating the future healthcare workforce.
She received her undergraduate degree from Duke University; conducted research at the National Institutes of Health; and obtained her medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine. She then went on to complete her pediatric residency at Jefferson Medical College/DuPont Hospital for Children and her Adolescent Medicine Fellowship and Masters in Public Health focused on Maternal and Child Health Policy and Leadership at UAB.
She is currently an Instructor at UAB within the Department of Pediatrics Division of Adolescent Medicine where she serves as the Director of Sexual and Reproductive Health Technologies. She also has a secondary appointment as an Associate Scientist at UAB’s Center for AIDS Research.
Her skill-set includes teaching high school students, college students, and residents; conducting research to improve the lives of adolescents living with or at risk for HIV, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, and understanding adolescents’ choices regarding contraception with a specific focus on long-acting reversible contraceptives; mentoring; and advocating at the national and local government levels. She also is the co-creator of a mentoring program aimed at strengthening the health professions pipeline for students a local high school in Birmingham, AL.