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Matt Heimann, M.D., has joined the Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health (MHIGH) as the associate director for Educational Programs, tasked with strengthening the educational mission of the institute.

The Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health and the Sparkman Center for Global Health hosted a joint seminar given by Benjamin Chi, M.D., MSc on July 1.

The combined group of medical students, faculty and staff distributed essential medications to poverty-stricken neighborhoods and villages, diagnosed and treated hundreds of patients, and supplied reading glasses to over 100 individuals.

UAB School of Medicine alumnus uses his talents and his faith to give the gift of sight to those in Kenya and Alabama.