The Association of American Medical Colleges is soliciting nominations for its annual Herbert W. Nickens Awards. These awards honor individuals who advance the educational, societal and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., is the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.
Chief of trauma surgery at UAB honored for commitment to safety and quality.
David M. Pollock, Ph.D., professor of medicine in the Division of Nephrology, was recently elected the 87th president of the American Physiological Society.
Michael Allon, M.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, was recently named the recipient of the Gerald Beathard Award by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.
Heidi Umphrey, M.D., M.S., recently received the AUR GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship Award.
Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D., and Andrew West, Ph.D., have been named co-directors of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics.
Aimed at increasing awareness of the educational, economic and artistic benefits of the ASO to the medical community, Doctors for the ASO is one of two distinct professional giving societies of the Symphony.