Mönkemüller honored by professional journal

Monkemuller-KlausKlaus Mönkemüller, M.D., Ph.D., FASGE, professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and medical director of the Basil I. Hirschowitz Endoscopic Center of Excellence at UAB, was awarded the prize for best peer reviewer of the journal Endoscopy during the United European Gastroenterology Week recently held in Amsterdam.

Mönkemüller is an innovator and pioneer in gastrointestinal endoscopy and is sitting on the editorial boards of several top gastrointestinal journals, including Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Endoscopy, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology. This is the fourth time he has been honored as a top reviewer for some of these journals.

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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