Straughn named Endowed Chair in Gynecologic Oncology

The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named John Michael Straughn Jr., M.D., as the J. Max Austin Jr. M.D. Endowed Chair in Gynecologic Oncology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) during its meeting April 12, 2013.  Dr. Straughn completed medical school, residency training and fellowship training at UAB prior to becoming a faculty member in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology in 2003.  Following is a compete list of endowed professorships and chairs in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Charles E. Flowers, Jr., Endowed Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology

William W. Andrews, Ph.D., M.D.

Appointed February 6, 2009

Ellen Gregg Shook Culverhouse Chair in Gynecologic Oncology

Ronald D. Alvarez, M.D.

Appointed September 17, 1999

Margaret Cameron Spain Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Warner K. Huh, M.D.

Appointed April 12, 2013

Bruce Harris, Jr., M.D. Endowed Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology

John Owen, M.D., M.S.P.H.

Appointed June 19, 2009

Evalina B. Spencer Chair in Oncology

Edward E. Partridge,M.D.

Appointed November 9, 2007

J. Marion Sims Endowed Chair in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Holly E. Richter, Ph.D., M.D.

Appointed September 19, 2008

J. Max Austin, M.D., Endowed Chair in Gynecologic Oncology

J. Michael Straughn, Jr., M.D.

Appointed April 12, 2013