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The Heersink School of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB are consistently working toward eliminating cervical cancer as a public health problem through cancer screening accessibility, public awareness, and innovative research.
The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System recently approved the establishment of the Emmet O’Neal II Endowed Professorship in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. This endowed professorship, funded from the bequest of O’Neal Industries in memory of Emmet O’Neal II, will support lung cancer research. O’Neal Cancer Center Senior Scientist Suzanne Lapi, Ph.D., has been appointed as the first holder of this endowed professorship. 

More than 40,000 women die annually from breast cancer. However, annual mammography can reduce this risk. Together, the UAB Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) are encouraging women to prioritize their breast health and awareness.

Soroush Rais-Bahrami, M.D., MBA, will serve as interim chair of the Department of Urology, effective Oct. 1, 2022.

To celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month 2022, Warner K. Huh, M.D., chair and professor of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN), discusses his heritage and service at UAB.

On May 3, Casey Weaver, M.D., the Wyatt and Susan Haskell Endowed Chair for Medical Excellence in the Department of Pathology, was elected to the prestigious and esteemed National Academy of Sciences (NAS)—one of the highest honors offered to scientists in the U.S.

In part two of the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion’s Black History Month Series, see how two UAB groups—the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Office for Community Outreach and Engagement and Live HealthSmart Alabama—are addressing challenges in underserved communities and seeking equity for the groups they serve.

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