UAB will lead the academic partnership between 13 Alabama colleges and universities to promote increasing minority representation in medical careers.
SimWars is part of a week-long Research and Innovation in Medical Education workshop held on the UAB campus in August 2012.
Halanych has been a member of the faculty of the UAB Health Center Montgomery and of the Division of Preventive Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine since 2003.
UAB Montgomery campus will enroll 10 third-year medical students starting May 2014.
Equal Access Birmingham (EAB), a medical student group at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will open a clinic to provide medical care to underserved Jefferson County residents on Nov. 11, 2012. The clinic, to be located in the Church of the Reconciler, will provide basic primary care to residents in the Jefferson County Housing Authority Shelter Care Plus program.