Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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UAB School of Medicine Communications
kendrakc@uab.edu 
205-975-3186

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. 
Eleven outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
James J. Cimino, M.D., director of the UAB Informatics Institute and Endowed Professor in Informatics, has been elected to the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics.
Seven rising second-year medical students have been chosen for the first class of the School of Medicine’s new Health Equity Scholars Program, created earlier this year to prepare students with skills to work with medically underserved populations.
The School of Medicine will hold its annual commencement ceremony Saturday, May 20 at Bartow Arena.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the UAB School of Medicine, has been named to the prestigious Association of American Physicians.
The Departments of Medicine and Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, along with the Division of Nephrology and Nephrology Research and Training Center will host a celebration of life to honor James A.Schafer, Ph.D., professor emeritus and longtime UAB faculty member, who passed away earlier this year. 
The School of Medicine will host a wellness lecture Tuesday, April 25 as part of UAB Staff Appreciation Week, planned for April 24-28.
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