The mission of the SBA of AL is to promote the prevention
of Spina Bifida and to enhance the lives of all affected.

Board of Directors

Danielle K. Powell, MD MSPH
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Chair Elect
Anna Graham Jones
Special Education Department, Pelham City Schools

Margaret Rice, RN
Telephone Triage Nurse, Children’s of Alabama

Julie Baker, RN, BSN
Clinical Care Coordinator
UAB Dept. of Physical Medicine Rehabilitation
UAB Adult Spina Bifida Clinic Coordinator

Nadine Bradley, RN, BSN, CPN
Pediatric Nurse Clinician
Children’s of Alabama

Leigh Boyd, RN, BSN, CPN
Children's of Alabama



Kimberly Eisenberg
Office Manager, BioTech Limb and Brace

Morgan Dew, RN, BSN
Nurse Clinician, Children's of Alabama 

Josh Whitmire
Peer Advocate, Disability Rights and Resources
Anastasia Arynchyna, MPH, CCRP

Research Manager
Children’s of Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham


Executive Director
Angie Pate, BSN, RN