US News & World Report Names Children's of Alabama Among Top Pediatric Hospitals
U.S. News & World Report has once-again ranked Children’s of Alabama among the best children’s hospitals in the nation. Eight of Children’s pediatric specialty services – cardiology/heart surgery, diabetes/endocrinology, gastroenterology/GI surgery, neonatology, nephrology, neurology/neurosurgery, pulmonology and urology – were ranked among the top 50 in the U.S. in the 2016-17 Best Children’s Hospital rankings. It is Children’s seventh-consecutive year to be ranked. The complete listing and corresponding rankings can be found here. Children’s is the only pediatric facility in the state of Alabama to have been ranked and one of just 36 hospitals with eight or more specialties on the list of more than 180 hospitals that were surveyed. Thanks to all UAB Department of Pediatrics and Children's staff for your commitment to improve the health of the children of Alabama.
Dean's Excellence Awards Recipients Celebrated
Other nominated faculty include:
Hussein Abdul-Latif, M.D., Teaching, Senior Faculty
Jeffrey Alten, M.D., Service, Senior Faculty
David Askenazi, M.D., Service, Senior Faculty
Maaike Everts, Ph.D., Service, Senior Faculty
Kathy Monroe, M.D., Service, Senior Faculty
William Sasser, M.D., Diversity, Junior Faculty
Brian Sims, M.D., Ph.D., Mentoring, Senior Faculty
Dr. Kimberlin Selected to Receive the RMHC 2016 Medical Award of Excellence
Dr. Kimberlin to Serve as Chair of Faculty Council
Dr. Abdul-Latif Receives the Sam Eichold Camp Seale Harris Award
The award is named after Dr. Sam Eichold, who established the diabetes camp in Alabama more than 50 years ago. It is given once a year to a medical staff (nurse, physician, or diabetes educator) in recognition of their service for the children with diabetes who come to Camp Seale Harris.
Cancer Outcomes Seminar Series
Former UAB Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellow Serves on CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service
The years Oliver spent training at UAB have served her well in her pursuit of a career in public health. She mentions Drs. David Kimberlin, Shannon Ross, and Suresh Boppana as some of the influential faculty who helped mold her clinical and research skills during her fellowship at UAB Department of Pediatrics and Children's of Alabama. Read the full article here.