DOPM NewsFlashes

Congratulations to Dr. Fouad on being featured on the NIMHD website

A study conducted by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and funded by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities that promotes the inclusion of minorities in cancer clinical trials has been selected by the American Society of Clinical Oncology to be featured in Clinical Care Advances 2016, an annual review of major advances in clinical cancer research.

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UAB study on increasing participation of minorities in clinical trials hailed among best in cancer research

Mona Fouad, MMD, MPH (Director, Preventive Medicine) has been selected for inclusion in the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual review of progress against cancer and emerging trends.
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Congratulations to Monika Safford, appointed first Endowed Professor in Diabetes Prevention and Control.

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Monika Safford, M.D., the inaugural holder of the Endowed Professorship in Diabetes Prevention and Control at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) during its meeting April 12, 2013.


Safford, who joined UAB in 2003, is a professor in the Division of Preventative Medicine in the Department of Medicine. She is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education in the School of Medicine.