Displaying items by tag: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

In this installment of MHIGH's Partner Profiles series, Dr. Isabel Scarinci shares about her life and work in global health.

Alabama is one of three states currently offering an ovarian cancer car tag, thanks to the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation. Proceeds from each tag purchased go directly to the Division of Gynecologic Oncology to support ovarian cancer research. Donations from the Drive Out Ovarian Cancer car tag have totaled almost $1.7 million since the tag's inception.

In the last several years, UAB Medicine and Heersink School of Medicine have worked to bring leadership development to faculty and staff through the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership and Momentum in Medicine programs.
Chere L. Stewart, M.D., has been awarded the 2023 Dean's Excellence Award Winner for her outstanding work and accomplishments as an educator in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
UAB holds its administrative professionals in the highest regard. April 26, 2023, is Administrative Professionals Day – allowing us to recognize and celebrate our administrative professionals while also highlighting the administrative resources offered by UAB. Most recently, the Developing Emerging Administrative Leaders (DEAL) program was established to offer development opportunities for current administrative professionals through training experiences and networking, to assist administration with their career paths and plans of advancing within UAB and UAB Medicine.
Three faculty from across the UAB Heersink School of Medicine were elected to join the Association of American Physicians (AAP), an honorary medical society that advocates for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine by promoting professional and social interaction among physician-scientists, disseminating research, and recognizing outstanding physician-scientists.

The Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion (Heersink ODI) recently held its virtual Diversity Grand Rounds, featuring Alan T. N Tita, M.D., Ph.D. as the keynote speaker. The annual event, held virtually during Second Look Weekend, was open to current faculty, staff, and potential UAB residents.

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.
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