Caruthers_KaraKara Caruthers, MSPAS, PA-C, received a “Faculty Appreciation Award” from the Black Student Awareness Committee at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The award is given to a faculty member who has gone above and beyond to ensure the needs of others and promoting lifelong learning.

Caruthers is an assistant professor in the Physician Assistant program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences. She joined the faculty in February 2010. She works clinically in the Emergency Medicine department at UAB Hospital/UAB Highlands.