Brit Blalock

Brit Blalock

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The deadline for nominations for assistant dean for students is Thursday, May 24.
Fifteen outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2018 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
The School of Medicine held its commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 19 at Bartow Arena. Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S., senior vice president for medicine and dean of the School of Medicine welcomed the 162 graduates and their families to the 2018 ceremony.
The HIV Medicine Association (HVMA) has awarded UAB Health Equity Scholar, Kelsie Dodson, with one of their scholarship grants.
On March 26-30, 46 undergraduate students competed in the Dare to Diagnose competition. Dare to Diagnose was created by undergraduates in the Science and Technology Honors Program in partnership with faculty from the UAB School of Medicine.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has announced a new partnership with the American Society of Nephrology to launch the Kidney Innovation Accelerator (KidneyX).
Irfan M. Asif, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the UAB School of Medicine. Asif is a primary care physician with a specialization in sports and exercise medicine.
Nicholas Van Wagoner, M.D., Ph.D., has been promoted to associate dean for students. Van Wagoner holds two degrees from UAB and has been affiliated with the university for more than 20 years; he has served most recently as the assistant dean for students and as an associate professor in the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Disease.
The commencement ceremony for the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is Saturday, May 19 in Bartow Arena, 617 13th St. South.
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