DOPM NewsFlashes

Diabetes FAQs with Dr Cherrington

AL.com published an article on November 15, 2013:

Diabetes Awareness Month Questions and Responses

Halfway through Diabetes Awareness Month we catch up with Dr. Andrea Cherrington, a University of Alabama at Birmingham associate professor and expert on the potentially deadly disease, to ask questions on a condition that will affect 1 in 3 Alabamians born after 2000. Read more...

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Kertesz involved in tailored primary care programs for vets, homeless

Birmingham VA Medical Center and UAB physician Stefan Kertesz, M.D., led a group of investigators at four VA Medical Centers and the Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program in an effort to build a survey that would help patients rate their care.

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Nicole Howard named January 2013 Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month!

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.

The nominations for DOM Employee of the Month for February 2013 will close at noon, Wednesday, January 16, 2013 .  Please send nominations to the Employee of the Month Committee, BDB 420.  See http://www.uab.edu/medicine/dom/nominate-employee-of-the-month for the nomination form and further information.