McElderry New Chief of Cardiac Electrophysiology

Dr. H. Tom McElderry has been appointed Chief of the Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology in the Division of Cardiovascular Disease, effective January 1, McElderry2013, succeeding Dr. Neal Kay who retired last year. Dr. McElderry also has been appointed Co-Director of the UAB Hospital Heart and Vascular Center and continues to serve as Director of the HVC Electrophysiology Laboratory. Dr. McElderry is widely known as an exceptional clinician and interventional electrophysiologist, an active device-based researcher, and a gifted mentor to trainees at a variety of levels.

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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