The trial will seek to find out whether less-invasive endovascular surgery is always a better choice than traditional open surgical repair for veterans with aortic abdominal aneurysms.
The President’s Award for Excellence in Support of UAB and Shared Governance is given to a faculty member, staff member, or student who exemplifies and embodies the UAB core value of unity of purpose through shared governance.
Researchers have discovered the mechanism of this control, with implications for developmental biology, the immune response and cancer dysregulation.
Students in the UAB School of Medicine entering Class of 2017 were presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 13 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
School of Medicine faculty were nominated by students for the 2017 Argus Awards. Winners of the awards will be announced at the annual ceremony on Sept. 8.
UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
Vineeta Kumar, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has received the 2017 Brewer-Heslin Endowed Award for Professionalism in Medicine, given annually to a physician at UAB who demonstrates extraordinary commitment to providing highly skilled and deeply compassionate medical care.
Third-year medical student Lindsay Sheets of Mobile is the third recipient of a scholarship that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities. 
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