The Division of Neurosurgery will become the Department on Oct. 1, 2013, elevating the profile of an already world-renowned program.
Commencement and a Military Promotion Ceremony were held Sunday, May 19 at Bartow Arena.
The Primary Care Scholars Program is a strategic initiative aimed to keep medical students interested in primary care careers by providing them mentors, career modeling and academic opportunities.
Young will develop partnerships with undergraduate students and programs to help those students be more competitive in applying to medical school.
Ameen Barghi of Birmingham and Miranda Collier of Dothan were named 2013 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in Excellence in Education Foundation.
Baggott has more than 25 years of experience in campus wellness, and most recently served as chief of staff to the chancellor at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D., will join UAB in August as a professor and director of translational neuroscience in the Mood Disorders Program.
Jennifer Rowland and Nicholas Eustace will spend eight to 12 weeks at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.
Lorenz, director of the Medical Scientist Training Program, says physican-scientists can bridge the gap between lab discoveries and patient care.