Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
The UAB School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process and a visit from the LCME site survey team.
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.
Isabel Scarinci, M.Ph., Ph.D., associate professor in UAB Division of Preventive Medicine, has been appointed to the newly created position of associate director of globalization and cancer at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
The inaugural class draws together some of the finest minds in the country to think about some of the thorniest societal issues.
A local woman injured by a bottle rocket to the eye joins UAB Callahan Eye Hospital in urging people to not use fireworks at home.
A robotics and cardiac cath procedure was carried out over three days and meant patient did not have to undergo more rigorous bypass surgery.
Paul D. Gamlin, Ph.D., has been awarded the Walt and Lilly Disney Award for Amblyopia Research by Research to Prevent Blindness.
Lindsay A. Rhodes, M.D., was named to the American Academy of Ophthalmology’s Leadership Development Program Class of 2015. This program represents a commitment by the AAO to develop future leaders.
Christine A. Curcio, Ph.D., professor of ophthalmology, is the recipient of the 2014 Ludwig von Sallmann Prize, awarded to an individual for significant contributions to vision research and ophthalmology.