Mary Ashley Canevaro

Mary Ashley Canevaro

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Last winter, Azim Merchant, MS4, organized a Winter Coat Drive in Huntsville and donated over 450 pieces of winter clothing to Huntsville Community of Hope.

Gareth Dutton, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine, and Surya Bhatt, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, are the winners of this year’s Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Breakthrough Awards for Research that Transform Health.

The Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building has housed new discoveries and groundbreaking findings for decades. As we prepare for the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, we honor will the important work of researchers, educators, and physicians, now and in the past, who worked in this space, as well as Dr. Roy R. Kracke—to whom the building was dedicated.

Lauren Nassetta, M.D., has been named director of the Professional Development Office (PDO), which became effective June 1.

For decades, Toni Leeth, MPH, associate dean of Strategic Planning and Administration, has served in roles of civic leadership and service. In this personal story, she shares the ways civic engagement and professional leadership intersect to create change in our community.

In this installment of Unified in Pride, we are highlighting a sample of LGBTQ+ confirming patient care and research efforts at the School of Medicine, UAB, and UAB Medicine.

Michele H. Talley, Ph.D., ACNP-BC, FAANP, FNAP, assistant dean for Clinical and Community Programs in the School of Nursing, and Will Meador, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Neurology, reflect on their interdisciplinary mentorship pairing in the Healthcare Educators Academy over the past year.

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

In this installment of Unified in Pride, we are highlighting a sample of the significant programs and initiatives committed to strengthening LGBTQ+ inclusivity at the School of Medicine and UAB at-large.

In the fall of 2020, James Harris, MS3, was compelled by the uncertainties of the pandemic to find ways to help homeless populations in Birmingham. He started Run 2 Rebuild, an organization that provides a support network, motivation, and physical fitness education to the men of Jimmie Hale Mission.

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