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 graduated in 2008 from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
The 186 students in the Class of 2019 were welcomed to the UAB School of Medicine and presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 17 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its annual Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 29, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.
Created in 1996, the Argus Awards give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
Caroline N. Harada, M.D., has been named assistant dean for Community Engaged Scholarship in the School of Medicine.
Peter L. Slavin, M.D., president of Massachusetts General Hospital, will present “The Future of Academic Medicine” on Thursday, Aug. 6.
Steven M. Rowe, M.D., MSPH, has been named director of the Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center in the UAB School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1.
Hoesley, who has been the associate dean for Undergraduate Medical Education since 2008, will take on the new leadership role overseeing all aspects of medical education on July 15.
Megan Yeatts, marketing specialist in the Department of Ophthalmology, is UAB's Employee of the Month.
Chad Steele, Ph.D., professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, has been named assistant dean for Research Administration, a new position in the School of Medicine created to facilitate successful onboarding for faculty.
Herbert Chen, M.D., an internationally recognized surgeon-scientist and medical educator, has been named chair of the Department of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine and Surgeon-in-Chief of UAB Hospital.
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