Mitchell Cohen, M.D., a national leader in pediatric medicine and an internationally renowned specialist in children’s digestive disorders, is the new chair of the Department of Pediatrics and physician-in-chief of Children’s of Alabama.
As executive vice dean, Agarwal will be responsible for assisting the senior vice president and dean in management and oversight and helping move forward many of the School of Medicine’s new programmatic initiatives and strategic programs.
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 physician-scientists can bridge the gap between lab discoveries and patient care.