The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Bruce A. Julian, M.D., professor emeritus in the University of Alabama at Birmingham departments of Medicine and Surgery.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named Jean-Francois Pittet, M.D., the first holder of the David Hill Chestnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology.
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees established the William J. Koopman Endowed Professorship in Rheumatology and Immunology in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Medicine and named Jeffrey R. Curtis, M.D., its inaugural holder.
Cory Smith and Melissa Jordan are recipients of the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students grant program, which will fund eight weeks of scholarly research in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
He has been an active member of the American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board since May 2001 and is the board’s fourth chairman since the organization’s founding in 1961.