These leaders represent the next generation of cardiologists who are working to educate their colleagues, conduct research on new and novel strategies to advance cardiovascular care, and innovate the unique aspects of the cardiology specialty. 
Biomedical engineering students Jervaughn Hunter and Nikea McMullen are developing a contamination-free stethoscope cover to prevent a common source of infection.
The Departments of Medicine and Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology, along with the Division of Nephrology and Nephrology Research and Training Center will host a celebration of life to honor James A.Schafer, Ph.D., professor emeritus and longtime UAB faculty member, who passed away earlier this year. 
Twelve School of Medicine faculty were recently honored as winners of the UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award.
The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball on May 5 will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.