The center will be defined by interdisciplinary collaboration among UAB scientists, clinicians and educators with a goal of improving patient outcomes.
Mönkemüller was awarded the prize for best peer reviewer of the journal Endoscopy.
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.
Identifying microbes on the skin, up the nose and in the gut of healthy people may help scientists understand several major diseases.