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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.

Etty (Tika) Benveniste, Ph.D., senior vice dean for Research in the School of Medicine, has been named chair-elect of AAMC’s Group on Research Advancement and Development (GRAND)—an AAMC Affinity Group that provides opportunities for leadership development, networking, and collaboration opportunities.

On Wednesday, May 12, Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine, hosted the quarterly School of Medicine Grand Rounds for all faculty, students, staff, and trainees. Special guest Lauren Whitt, Ph.D., head of Global Resilience at Google, presented “Cultivating Resilience.”

For Part 2 of our AAPI Heritage series, Hubert Tse, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Microbiology, shares his story of lineage, how he celebrates his heritage, and why diversity is important in his department.

Meredith Burns, executive director of the University of Alabama Medical Alumni Association (MAA), was selected for the 2021 Dr. Kenneth E. Burke Outstanding Achievement in Advancement Award for UAB.

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The School of Medicine is celebrating AAPI heritage, lineage, and legacy by telling the stories of several AAPI faculty around campus. To begin, Herbert Chen, M.D., FACS, Fay Fletcher Kerner Endowed Chair of the Department of Surgery, shares his story of family, adolescence, and medical training in an honest and candid oration. 

After many months of preparation and an extensive review process, the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB will submit their P30 Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG) renewal to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to fund another five-years of success later this month.

Ankit Bansal, rising MS3, helped accomplish two major changes at Equal Access Birmingham during the pandemic.

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Welner to gain insights about his research, UAB, and the science community.

Jonathan Dismukes, rising MS3 and MBA candidate, is a former co-director of the Senior Companionship Program (SCP) in the Office of Service Learning. He helped ramp-up the program over the past year, and pivoted to meet the needs of those the program serves.

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