The University of Alabama Health Services Foundation General Endowment Fund awarded grants to aid research across UAB.
Brunsting will be an associate professor in cardiothoracic surgery.
Leesar will be chief of interventional cardiology and co-director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center.
UAB distinguished professor named "Father of Modern Echocardiography" by association.
Directory of nuclear cardiology at UAB edited new textbook on the subject.