As a member of the senior leadership team, Toni Leeth will take direction from the dean and work with departments to ensure growth goals outlined in AMC21 are being met.
World-renowned scientists search for ways to prevent acute kidney failure and improve management of the disease.
Vickers, an Alabama native and former UAB faculty member, will begin his new post at UAB Oct. 15, 2013.
David Chaplin, M.D., Ph.D., to the new position in the School of Medicine aimed at increasing development opportunities for faculty.
Young will develop partnerships with undergraduate students and programs to help those students be more competitive in applying to medical school.
Strengths cited for UAB are the quality of training and mentoring and career development opportunities and networking.
For the first time, UAB has unified its academic and medical brands under a common tagline in a new, broad communications campaign.
Lorenz, director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, says physican-scientists can bridge the gap between lab discoveries and patient care.
Faculty and administrators from across UAB, plus representatives from the students and the Birmingham community, will search for the next senior vice president and dean.
A new round of grand funding will allow researchers to study the HIV and tuberculosis epidemics.