The AMC21 School of Medicine Research Retreat met on Jan. 19, 2018, with focus on “Strategic Recruitment in the SOM.” As part of the AMC21-five-year goal to reach the top 20 in NIH funding, UAB will need to recruit a net of 80 to 84 funded faculty and retain and develop current faculty.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, has been appointed to a new position in the UAB School of Medicine, senior associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion, beginning April 1.
Scott Plutchak's diagnosis of transverse myelitis exposed him to a quality of medical communication not often encountered.
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.