Senior Vice President for Medicine and Dean of the School of Medicine


Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., became senior vice president of Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine at UAB on Oct. 15, 2013. Dr. Vickers, a member of the Institute of Medicine, is a world-renowned surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher, pioneer in health disparities research and a native of Alabama. As dean, Dr. Vickers leads the medical school’s main campus in Birmingham and the regional campuses in Montgomery, Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. He also is part of UAB Medicine’s joint operational leadership and co-principal investigator for the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) in Pancreatic Cancer. He continues to see patients and conduct research.

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