Two highly acclaimed cancer researchers, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., and Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, will join UAB in January 2015.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, a distinguished pediatric oncologist with a strong interest in cancer outcomes, will be join the School of Medicine to tackle the health challenges cancer survivors face during and after treatment.
The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
Stagno, who came to UAB as a fellow in 1971, will stay on until his successor is in place.

Trained at UAB, Maha Almuneef, M.D., is now a voice for abused children in Saudi Arabia.

Using a motion-sensing chip built into a wristwatch-shaped device, sleep scientists can build a highly accurate map of a person’s daily cycle of sleep and wakefulness.