Grant named in memory of Kindal Kivisto will help advance research, treatment of Pitt Hopkins Syndrome.
Gifts from Gunavant N. Shah, M.D., Support Programs That Touched His Life
With a combined grant and gift of $5.7 million, the Hadhrammout Foundation will support UAB’s international medical education efforts, including the training of international medical graduates at UAB.
Philanthropic efforts continue to aid progress in crucial medical research.
Former Gov. Albert P. Brewer presented the inaugural Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine on Aug. 16  to Martin J. Heslin, M.D., the physician who inspired Brewer to establish the endowment.
Third-year medical student Ryan B. Khodadadi is the first recipient of a new scholarship honoring a genetics pioneer that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.

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“I hope these funds will provide continuity of resources in clinical care, research, and teaching. With all three areas, funding can wax and wane; I believe these endowments can provide stability.”

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“Patient care is demanding, and providing faculty with an outlet for continued learning and career development helps to increase their fulfillment and overall job satisfaction—helping us to retain the best and brightest at UAB.”

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“As I reflected on all that I had learned about Tinsley Harrison, I thought we should try to ensure that future generations understand the multiple layers of influence that Dr. Harrison left.”

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“Dr. Adams invested in our mission of providing the highest quality of pathology education, and the benefits of his investment are evident in the quality of our residents and our program.”

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