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Brian and CarlJeremey Walker, M.D., Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases 

Jeremey Walker, M.D., (Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases) presented “Face Masks: Materials, Fit, and Filtration during the COVID-19 Pandemic,” a webinar co-sponsored by the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety and Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control Training and Technical Assistance. He addressed important factors to consider when selecting masks and shared his research related to mask use. Great talk, Dr. Walker!

More Good News for February 18, 2022

Greg Payne, M.D., Ph.D., (Assistant Professor, Cardiovascular Disease) has been recognized by the American Society for Clinical Investigation for his early career research achievements. As a YPS awardee, Payne will present his research at the national meeting in April.

Nephrology Ph.D. candidate Maheshika Somarathna received the 2022 Graduate Biomedical Sciences and Joint Health Sciences Outstanding Student Award, an honor which acknowledges exceptional work in renal science under the mentorship of Dr. Timmy Lee.

Bob Centor, M.D., (Professor Emeritus, General Internal Medicine) and colleagues were published in Anaerobe highlighting the need for standard guidance concerning the treatment of infections caused by this bacterium.

Carlos Estrada, M.D., (Professor and Director, General Internal Medicine) was recognized by the UAB Heersink School of Medicine's Office for Diversity and Inclusion for his outstanding work in research, teaching, and service.

The urgent need for blood continues, and our patients and community rely on this life-saving gift. Consider ways you can help eliminate the critical shortage by making an appointment with LifeSouth today.