The event is sponsored by the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Medicine and Division of CME.
The professorship was made possible by a gift from the United Therapeutics Corporation.
The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.
Safford is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education.
Bourge was the inaugural holder of the former professorship.
She was presented the award during the 62nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology in San Francisco, Calif., in March.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
In an engineering feat, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center installs a cyclotron unique to academic medical settings.
C. Barrett Bowling, M.D., has received the Merck/American Geriatrics Society 2013 New Investigator Award
Agarwal’s appointment follows the Feb. 8, 2013, selection of former Dean and Senior Vice President Ray L. Watts, M.D., as the seventh president of UAB.
This year’s contribution brings the BCRFA's cumulative total donations for research at UAB to nearly $4 million.
Awards were given in four key areas — clinical care, medical education, laboratory research and patient-oriented research projects.
The latest edition of Best Doctors in America ® recognizes 325 UAB physicians — voted by their peers as the best.