UAB schools of Engineering and Medicine capitalize on overlapping interests with launch of joint Department of Biomedical Engineering.
The Department of Microbiology and the Center for AIDS Research hosted 100 researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria meeting in January.
The Montgomery regional campus will accept six third-year medical students starting in May, with 20 more arriving next year.
Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D., and Andrew West, Ph.D., have been named co-directors of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics.
UAB has entered the realm of international medical training with the creation of the International Advanced Clinical Training Program.
William M. Geisler, M.D., MPH, was recently named clinical associate director for the UAB Medical Scientist Training Program.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been appointed the Designated Institutional Official for UAB, giving him authority over the 80 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited residency programs at UAB.
Health professionals across campus, including 14 from the School of Medicine and UAB Hospital, completed an extensive week-long course in medical simulation training — a first step toward building a world-class program at UAB.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the establishment of the James K. Kirklin, M.D., Endowed Lectureship and other faculty appointments during its Nov. 8 meeting.