"Good News" - September 8, 2014

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Jessica Merlin, MD, MBA received NIH LRP Award

Congratulations to the following faculty received promotion and/or tenure (View the PDF slides here)
Olaf Kutsch, PhD                                             Young-il Kim, PhD
Martin Rodriguez, MD                                    Steven Rowe, MD, MSPH
Barbara Van Der Pol, PhD, MPH                   Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
Denyse Thornley-Brown, MD                        Jasvinder Singh, MD, MPH

Lou Bridges, MD appointed as Chair of the American College of Rheumatology Committee on Research

Residents are now able to answer many more patient questions in real-time and even enter orders during rounds thanks to improved technology. New workstations and laptops have been added to the Team Rooms on the 9th floor of Spain Wallace. iPads have also been provided for Housestaff to use.  This has had a tremendous positive impact on efficiency and patient care!

Michael Saag, MD awarded NIAID P30 for UAB Center for AIDS Research

Amanda Willig, PhD, RD and Qiana Matthews, PhD awarded travel scholarships to attend the 2014 Scientific Symposium at the National CFAR Annual Meeting at Brown University.

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"Good News" - September 1, 2014

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Nicole Redmond, MD, PhD, MPH selected as a Patient Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) K12 Scholar

Congratulations to the following faculty who received promotion and/or tenure (View Slides)

  • John Baddley, MD, MSPH
  • William Geisler, MD, MPH
  • German Henostroza, MD
  • Donna Salzman, MD
        ** More faculty promotions to share in next week’s ‘Good News’

Pran Datta, PhD received T32 grant entitled “Research Training Program in Basic and Translational Oncology”

Gustavo Heudebert, MD, Andrew Collins, MD, David Obert, MD and Robert Smola, MD were recognized by the nursing team at the VA for working together to deliver quality care.

Victor Thannickal, MD received R01 grant entitled “Myofibroblast Senescence in Pulmonary Fibrosis”

‘The Comprehensive Textbook of Echocardiography’ edited by Navin C. Nanda, MD recently received an excellent review in the European Heart Journal’s Cardio Pulse (2014). 

Massoud Leesar, MD, FACC, FSCAI received investigator-originated research study entitled “Impact of Ticagrelor versus Aspirin in Patients with Claudication and Lower Extremity Arterial Disease (LEAD): Thrombus Burden Assessed by Optical Coherence Tomography”

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