President's Message


'We could not be more optimistic'

dean watts 2012 09UAB has embarked on an exciting and ambitious philanthropic campaign that will create long-lasting, positive change for our campus, city, state and beyond.

The Campaign for UAB, the largest and most comprehensive philanthropic campaign in our university’s history, will focus on gifts that will make a difference because we aim to have a truly transformational impact — revolutionary advances in research and patient care, innovative academic programs for 21st century fields, enriched arts and cultural opportunities and robust economic growth.

We could not be more optimistic about this historic undertaking, and we want you to partner with us to ensure its success.

UAB has long thrived on collaboration and shared progress with our community; together, we can reach our $1 billion goal.

Our campaign theme says it best: “Give Something, Change Everything.” With your support and advocacy of The Campaign for UAB, we can make game-changing strides toward our strategic priorities and overall mission and transform the future of our community, state and nation.

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Ray L. Watts, M.D.