The 186 students in the Class of 2020 were presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Third-year medical student Salmaan Kamal of Tuscaloosa is the second recipient of a scholarship that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.
UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
Urologist Dean Assimos, M.D., has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.
Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
Victor J. Dzau, M.D., an expert in cardiovascular medicine and genetics, will present at the 2016 Frontiers of Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering Seminar at UAB on Friday, August 19.
Jennifer Pollock, Ph.D., was selected to receive the 2016 Harriet Dustan Award from the American Heart Association, which recognizes female investigators who have made outstanding contributions in the field of hypertension.