Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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UAB School of Medicine Communications
kendrakc@uab.edu 
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Kendra produces and edits content for the School of Medicine and manages social media. Kendra cut her teeth at Alabama newspapers, covering various beats as a reporter at The (Talladega) Daily Home, The (Scottsboro) Daily Sentinel and The Gadsden Times, before joining UAB in 2013. She earned a  bachelor's degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master's degree in public administration from UAB. 
The 2017 graduating class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine celebrated another successful Match Day on Friday, March 17. With 98 percent of students matching into residency positions, UAB students will continue their medical education at 75 institutions in 29 states across the country.
Marcia Chesebro, M.D., MPH, associate professor in the Department of Family Medicine, has been named chair of the Department of Family Medicine at the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus. 
Under the Office of Service Learning, the Health Equity Scholars Program will give students skills needed to aid medically underserved communities.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S., and dean of the UAB School of Medicine and professor in the Department of Surgery, was recently named president-elect of the Southern Surgical Association.
The UAB School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2017 on Friday, March 17, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Matt Might, Ph.D., a strategic leader in the White House Precision Medicine Initiative, has been named the inaugural director of the Hugh Kaul Personalized Medicine Institute at UAB.
William R. Carroll, M.D., has been named the chair of the Department of Otolaryngology. Carroll has served the department as its interim chair since the Department was established by the UA System Board of Trustees in October 2015.
The Best Medicine Show, hosted by the School of Medicine Student Senate and presented by UAB’s Departments of Medicine and Surgery, begins at 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 24 at the Lyric Theatre.
Victor M. Darley-Usmar, Ph.D., endowed professor of Mitochondrial Medicine and Pathology in the UAB School of Medicine, has been named the Associate Dean for Research.
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