DOPM NewsFlashes

Dr. Stefan Kertesz: A focus on homelessness as VA and UAB researchers mark National VA Research Week

Dr. Stefan Kertesz is a VA staff physician and holds a joint appointment as an associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Preventive Medicine, in the Department of Medicine.
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UAB study on increasing participation of minorities in clinical trials hailed among best in cancer research

Mona Fouad, MMD, MPH (Director, Preventive Medicine) has been selected for inclusion in the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s annual review of progress against cancer and emerging trends.
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Sharon Lamona has been selected as the recipient of the Department of Medicine, Employee of the Month award for February 2013.

Mr. Keith Marks, Chief Administrative Officer, notified Shari today and congratulated her on receiving this honor.   Shari is an Office Associate II in the Division of Preventive Medicine.   She consistently goes above and beyond in providing outstanding support to Division faculty and often serves in a lead role in assisting new employees with training.  She has in-depth knowledge of federal grant submission policies and procedures and is a strong resource in the Division.  Shari demonstrates courtesy, respect, diplomacy and genuine kindness to all staff, external constituents and research study participants with whom she has contact on a daily basis.

Please join us in congratulating Shari Lamona. Please mark your calendars for her award reception that will be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM in West Pavilion, Conference Room E.