Carter Jackson Above: Dr. Kate McCarty gets a new photo for the program web site.  

The Tinsley Harrison Residency Program launched its 2022 intern class into clinical rotations on Thursday, with a palpable sense of anticipation and excitement among those gathered in WP-E. Our categorical class of 37 bright young physicians comes from 21 different medical schools, with 4 (11%) underrepresented in medicine, 12 (32%) women, and 9 (24%) UAB students. We look forward to seeing our interns grow over the next three years.

More Good News for June 24, 2022

Derek Russell, M.D., (Assistant Professor, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine) and colleagues’ publication in JAMA finds administering of fluid bolus among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation did not significantly decrease the incidence of cardiovascular collapse.

Ashita Tolwani, M.D., (Professor, Nephrology) was appointed to the Heersink School of Medicine Faculty Council, an advisory committee to the dean responsible for providing written assessment of appointments, promotion, and tenure awards for clinical and basic science faculty.

Henry Zelada, M.D., (Assistant Professor, Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism) will investigate the benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on post-transplant hyperglycemia, microalbuminuria, and subclinical rejection rates in kidney transplanted patients.

Efstathia Andrikopoulou, M.D., (Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Disease) was accepted into the 2022 Women as One CLIMB Research Program, which aims to level the playing field for women physicians by improving skill sets, relationships, and innovation to advance patient care.

DOM Welcomes Dr. Pooja Singh We are pleased to welcome former fellow, Pooja Singh, Ph.D., (Instructor) to the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. Her research focuses on mechanisms of environmental pollutant-induced lung injury and mucus accumulations in respiratory diseases. Welcome, Dr. Singh!

UAB will welcome more than 4,5000 athletes, trainers, coaches, and other support staff to our campus July 2–17. To ensure the safety of our campus community and guests, some buildings, parking areas, and streets will the restricted during this time. Familiarize yourself in advance with these accomodations.