DOM STAR Awardee, Sharon Harris and co-workers smile in celebration of her recognition L to R: Bradford Davis, M.D., Leah Leisch, M.D., Charles Elliott, M.D. The Department of Medicine is thrilled to welcome its first fellow in Addiction Medicine, Charles Elliott, M.D. Elliott has worked as an anesthesiologist at the Decatur Morgan Hospital and the Surgery Center of Decatur for over 40 years. Additionally, he has served as the Medical Advisor to the Drug Court in Alabama’s 8th Judicial Circuit. The new ACGME accredited program, directed by Leah Leisch, M.D., (Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine) will provide innovative and interdisciplinary substance use clinical training—including pain management and community collaboration—that allows Elliott to leverage his expertise and better serve those struggling with addiction. Welcome to UAB, Dr. Elliott!  

More Good News for July 28, 2023

Bhatia, Young Appointed Distinguished Professors

The UA System Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Ravi Bhatia, M.D., (Hematology & Oncology) and Martin Young, D.Phil., (CVD) as Distinguished Professors in recognition of their achievement and contributions to medicine.

Tucker Earns Positive Maturity Top 50 Over 50 Award

Rodney Tucker, M.D., (Professor, GGPC) is a Top 50 over 50 awardee by Positive Maturity. This honor celebrates community leaders who find opportunities to make a difference in the world by dreaming big, and Tucker in particular for his work to advance diversity.

Dubay Discusses Melanoma Therapies on UAB MedCast

John Dubay, M.D., (Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology) and Kristy Broman, M.D., (Asst. Professor, Surgery) join UAB MedCast to discuss new therapies and the benefits of interdisciplinary collaboration for treating patients with melanoma.