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.
David Pollock, Ph.D., and Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., will direct the new Translational Cardio-Renal Research section in Nephrology starting in early 2014.
The Primary Care Scholars Program is a strategic initiative aimed to keep medical students interested in primary care careers by providing them mentors, career modeling and academic opportunities.
Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D., will join UAB in August as a professor and director of translational neuroscience in the Mood Disorders Program.
Jennifer Rowland and Nicholas Eustace will spend eight to 12 weeks at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.
A new round of grand funding will allow researchers to study the HIV and tuberculosis epidemics.