DOPM NewsFlashes

Dr. Stefan Kertesz and the Alabama Schweitzer Fellows Program

The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship (ASF) announced the selection of its inaugural class of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows in March 2016.
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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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Sharon Lamona has been selected as the recipient of the Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month award for February 2013.

Mr. Keith Marks, Chief Administrative Officer, notified Shari today and congratulated her on receiving this honor.   Shari is an Office Associate II in the Division of Preventive Medicine.   She consistently goes above and beyond in providing outstanding support to Division faculty and often serves in a lead role in assisting new employees with training.  She has in-depth knowledge of federal grant submission policies and procedures and is a strong resource in the Division.  Shari demonstrates courtesy, respect, diplomacy and genuine kindness to all staff, external constituents and research study participants with whom she has contact on a daily basis.

Please join us in congratulating Shari Lamona. Please mark your calendars for her award reception that will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in West Pavilion, Conference Room E.