In December 2016, Dept of Medicine announced that:

~Mona Fouad, MD, MPH (Director, Preventive Medicine) was awarded $125,000 for her project, “Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Environment for Academic Excellence.”
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~She is a 2016 “Women Who Shape the State” Honoree.  Alabama Media Group recognizes Dr. Fouad for her contributions to public health across Alabama.