DOPM NewsFlashes

Gift from Rumpshakers 5k

RumpshakersFor the third year in a row, proceeds from the Rumpshakers 5K run for Colon Cancer Awareness were given to the UAB MHRC Patient Navigators to help patients suffering from colon cancer.
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Marijuana Hinders Verbal Memory

Dr Kertesz is interviewed in a recent (Feb 2016) issue of UAB's Kaleidoscope

A new research study at UAB suggests that long-term marijuana use can have a negative impact on verbal memory.
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Nicole Howard has been selected as the recipient of the Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month award for January 2013.  Mr. Harrold McDermott, Executive Administrator, notified Nicole and joined Dr. Isabel Scarinci in congratulating her for receiving this honor.   Nicole is an Office Associate II in the Division of Preventive Medicine. 

She is known for her professionalism, efficiency and care in the completion of her responsibilities.   She values people by treating them with the utmost respect.  Nicole has the ability to adapt in her relationships and interactions so that she can gain trust and work effectively with diverse individuals.  She always goes the extra mile to assist whoever comes to her door for help.

Please join us in congratulating Nicole Howard. Mark your calendars for her award reception that will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2013 from 3:30 to 4:30 PM in West Pavilion, Conference Room E.