The PAF, the philanthropic body of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, provides support to the physician assistant community through scholarships and grants.
UAB adds Biomedical Sciences as a major; will train professionals in processes and methods for diagnosing, analyzing and treating diseases.
Pijuan-Thompson is the director and associate professor of the cytology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
UAB’s biotechnology program is now offered as a stand-alone master’s degree, another step in building a strong biotech industry in Alabama.
Waugh also directs UAB's Center for Teaching and Learning.
UAB students are working to develop assays — like apps for an iPhone — for one of the nation’s leading biotechnology companies.