Mary Ashley Canevaro

Mary Ashley Canevaro

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This week in Meet medicine leadership, Reid Jones, CEO of UAB Medicine, talks about about his 30-year career at UAB, what it was like to work with UAB giants Arnold "Gil" Diethelm, M.D., and John Kirklin, M.D., and his vision as the UAB Health System moves forward.

This week in Meet medicine leadership, Tika Benveniste, Ph.D., senior vice dean for Research talks about her three and a half decades at UAB, how her Holocaust-survivor parents influenced her work ethic, and why she is excited about research at UAB at this moment.

In the Meet medicine leadership series, Tony Jones, M.D., discusses his background as a UAB medical school alumni, shaping the first role of UA Health Services Foundation president, and his key priorities as the UAB Health System moves forward.

The Heersink School of Medicine is spotlighting each of the women selected for the Momentum in Medicine at UAB program and hosting one-on-one interviews to learn their stories. In January, the Heersink communications team sat down with Cindy Joiner, Ph.D., and Kristi Gidley.

The Heersink School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Eddy Shih-Hsin Yang to gain insights about this research, UAB, and the science community.

For the “Meet medicine leadership series,” we sat down virtually with top leaders across UAB Medicine to discuss their role in supporting the new CEO/Dean model. This week, Anupam Agarwal, M.D., discusses his work, background, and excitement for the future of UAB Heersink School of Medicine

In a new series, the communications team sat down virtually with each top leader across the health system to discuss their role in the new CEO/Dean model, to learn more about their background, and understand their vision for UAB. On Jan. 1, Dawn Bulgarella assumed a new position: president and CFO of the UAB Health System.

MS4 and MBA candidate Nikhi Singh and his peers have created a unique program for medical students interested in research.

On Jan. 1, 2022, Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, assumed the role of CEO of the UAB Health System and CEO of the UAB/Ascension St. Vincent’s Alliance, while also continuing to serve as Dean of the UAB Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine.

In September, our medical school was named due to a generous and historical gift of $95 million from the Heersink family. In Part 3 of the 3-part series, “Becoming Heersink,” we discuss what we can expect in the future, such as the creation of two new institutes, recruitment and retention packages, indirect values, and more, as well as how the gift will expand the scope and footprint of the school.

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