Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been appointed the Designated Institutional Official for UAB, giving him authority over the 80 Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education-accredited residency programs at UAB.
Sergio Stagno, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics, received the President’s Medal during UAB’s fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Health professionals across campus, including 14 from the School of Medicine and UAB Hospital, completed an extensive week-long course in medical simulation training — a first step toward building a world-class program at UAB.
Richard M. Allman, M.D., has been appointed chief consultant for Geriatrics and Extended Care Services for the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington D.C.
The 2013 list recognizes UAB physicians in 65 specialties who are among the top 5 percent of clinicians in the United States, as voted by their peers.
UAB received 10 awards in the third annual Parents’ Choice Awards held online by Alabama Baby & Child and Birmingham magazine. This is the third consecutive year that UAB has won Best Family-Friendly Company and Best Hospital NICU
Watts, former dean of the School of Medicine, has demonstrated visionary leadership in education, research and clinical care throughout his career.
Professor of Microbiology David Briles, Ph.D., and Professor of Optometry Lawrence DeLucas, O.D., Ph.D., will be inducted into the NIA, professional distinction accorded to academic inventors.