Latesha Elopre, MD, feature in video series by Quest Diagnostics and Project Inform.

The video series will follow Daniel's journey from testing positive for HIV, to monitoring HIV through testing, and finally managing the disease to stay healthy.

Jeanne Marrazzo addresses equal representation at IDWeek

In this video from IDWeek,Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, division director, talks about the effort to address gender representation during the conference.  Marrazzo said addressing racial, ethnic and LGBTQ diversity will be a “huge priority” in planning for IDWeek 2019 in Washington, D.C.

UAB MedCast presents: There is Now a Cure for Hepatitis C

Brendan McGuire,MD, and Michael Saag,MD, discuss the cure for Hepatitis C. They discuss when a physician should refer a patient and to be more aware of this cure so that they can get their patients tested.

James Willig, MD, spotlighted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion

Find out more about Dr. Willig's journey to excellence in medicine, and his belief that life is a continual learning process. 

Latesha Elopre, MD, recognized by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion

These days, Latesha Elopre, M.D., Assistant Professor and junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Diversity Advancement, is universes away from the first-grade classroom where her teacher publicly branded her as a slow learner. [Read More...]

ID Faculty Discuss Antimicrobial Resistance with State Senator

Senator Doug Jones recently visited with Infectious Diseases faculty to learn about Alabama’s efforts to address antimicrobial resistance as a public health concern.  Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH (Professor and Director) and John Baddley, MD, MSPH (Professor) presented information about the importance of antimicrobial stewardship and the need for new antibiotics to be developed

UAB Health Equity Scholar recieves HVMA scholarship

The HIV Medicine Association (HVMA) has awarded UAB Health Equity Scholar, Kelsie Dodson, with one of their scholarship grants. 

2018 ID Faculty Honors

  • Dr. Edward Hook appointed to the Endowed Professorship in ID Translational Research
  • Dr. Victoria Johnson appointed to as Professor Emeria of ID in th Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Martin Rodriguez - Cobbs Rutsky Award for Clinical Excellence AND Outstanding Teacher for ID
  • Dr. Michael Saag - Excellence in Mentoring Award AND Argus Award for "Best Educator in Patient, Doctor, and Society"
  • Dr. Latesha Elopre - Harold Amos Meicinal Faculty Development Program Scholar AND Unsung Hero for the DOM
  • Dr.  Jim Raper - Unsung Hero for ID
  • Dr. Jofdie Dionne-Odom - 2018 Pittman Scholar Award
  • Dr. James WIllig - Argus Award for Best Eucator in Gastrointestinal 
  • Dr. Christine Muzny - promotion to Associate Professor

2018 Koopman Medical Student Research Excellence

Paul St. Clair (1st year medical student) will receive the  Koopman Medical student Research Excellence Award.  He will be working with Drs. Christina Muzny and Ellen Eaton studying syphilis in PrEP clients.

IM Resident selected for the National ACP Resident/Fellow Research competition

Dr. Joanna Zurko's poster presentation on Candida and IDC was selected in the top 10 winners chosen out of ~150 presentations.  

UAB named LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader

UAB Medicine has received the LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.

Birmingham among 13 U.S. cities committed to end the spread of AIDS by 2030

Birmingham has become one of 13 cities in the United States dedicated to committing local resources to achieve key Paris Declaration goals in the fight against AIDS by 2020 and ending the spread of AIDS by 2030.