The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.
The joint department formalizes a collaboration that began in 2009 when UAB created an undergraduate program in neuroscience.
A researcher who came to UAB in 1984, Gary Hunter has been an international leader in exercise adaptation, energy metabolism and body composition research.
The book addresses molecular, cellular, behavioral and clinical roles for epigenetic mechanisms in the nervous system
Robert S. Gaston, M.D., has been named interim director of the Division of Nephrology in the Department of Medicine.
Anupam Agarwal, M.D., a noted physician, scientist and academic leader, has been named interim senior vice president of Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
SimWars is part of a week-long Research and Innovation in Medical Education workshop held on the UAB campus in August 2012.
Roth, a renowned researcher on the molecular regulation of neuronal cell death, joined the UAB faculty in 2002 and was the founding director of the UAB Comprehensive Neuroscience Center.
Centor will assume the position of chair at the conclusion of the annual business meeting at Internal Medicine 2014 in Orlando, Fla.