Displaying items by tag: department of pediatrics

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.

Cecelia Hutto, M.D., professor in Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the senior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award for Service.

Samantha Hill, M.D., MPH, assistant professor in Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the junior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award for Diversity Enhancement.

Michele Kong, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics, shares her experiences as an AAPI woman, discusses how to be a better ally, and explains what it means to create safe spaces at an institution for Part 3 of the School of Medicine’s AAPI Heritage series.

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