2013 UAB Health System Innovation Awards- First Place

DOMPlaqueCongratulations to Dr. Jim Johnson, Professor in Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and the team of faculty (see below) he led for being awarded 1st place in the 2013 UAB Health System Innovation Awards – Impact Category.  We are very proud and appreciative of everything Dr. Johnson and his team has done to make our Department, and this project, so successful.

The clinical Faculty included in this initiative were:

Veena Antony

Kevin Leon

Joseph Barney

Philip Oreilly

Gerald Belopolsky

Steve Rowe

Surya Bhatt

Steve Stigler

Michael Brown

Victor Thannickal

Mark Dransfield

Mike Wells

Jim Johnson

Keith Wille

John Lazenby

Employee of the Month

Becky Wallace has been selected as the Department of Medicine Employee of BeckyWallacethe Month for March 2015!     Becky is an Administrative Associate in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.  She was notified by Jason Daniel, DOM Executive Administrator and Megann Cain, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Planning/DOM Chief of Staff. Read more...

Research Spotlight

Kirk Habegger, PhDKirk Habegger, PhD

Dr. Kirk M. Habegger is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. He conducted his postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Drs. Matthias Tschoep and Randy Seeley at the Metabolic Diseases Institute of the University of Cincinnati from 2009 to 2013. He was promoted to the faculty at UC in the Department of Medicine, before leaving to start his group at UAB.

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