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The UAB Heersink School of Medicine Office of Research introduces new faculty for September-December 2021. Please join the Heersink School of Medicine and the Heersink School of Medicine Office of Research in welcoming these new faculty.

For patients with complex pediatric conditions, transitioning to adult care can be challenging. UAB and Children’s of Alabama have established the Staging Transition for Every Patient (STEP) Program to help these patients receive uninterrupted, expert care as they transition into the adult care model.

If you ask Stephanie Berger, M.D., about the opportunities available for educators at UAB, she would say five words: Seek and you shall find.

The NIH has announced it will fund the research of Colin Martin, M.D., FACS, and Brian Sims, M.D., Ph.D. The two-year grant funds their project “The Therapeutic Potential of Pasteurized Human Donor Breast Milk Exosomes.

This summer, MS2s Jessica Wu and Geoffrey Bostany are working on forward-thinking projects in the lab of Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Gay and Bew White Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology.

Four faculty members joined the Learning Communities program earlier this year as new mentors. In Part 1 of a Q&A with the new mentors, read what motivated Sherell Hicks, M.D., and  Pallavi Iyer, M.D., to join the program and why they feel the LCs are important to medical school.

Carlie Stein Somerville, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, has been awarded the junior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award for Service.

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