UAB Medicine celebrated 16 women who have recently earned their professorship, and 19 women who have been promoted to the rank of associate professor at a reception Nov. 6.
Eighteen outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2019 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
Stephanie Berger, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is one of two junior faculty winners for the Dean's Excellence Award in Teaching.
Jaime McKinney, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Academic General Pediatrics, is the junior faculty winner for the Dean's Excellence Award in Diversity Enhancement.
The School of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion hosted its third annual Diversity Fair Jan. 25, 2019 in the atrium of North Pavilion. Hundreds of guests attended and enjoyed wandering among the booths to sample cuisines while listening to the sound of international music.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, professor and vice chair for outcomes in the Department of Pediatrics and director of UAB’s Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, has received the Northwestern Mutual Award for Excellence in Childhood Cancer Survivorship from The American Society of Pediatric Oncology/Hematology (ASPHO).
Richard Whitley, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently named an Honorary Fellow by the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland in recognition of his significant contributions to medicine.
Last Friday, a bus carrying 26 UAB residents from the Department of Pediatrics was involved in a severe accident following a retreat at Camp McDowell. The School of Medicine leadership is extremely grateful to everyone who has been involved in the care for its residents and their families during this difficult time.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Survivorship, has been awarded a $600,000 grant by the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to study anthracycline-related cardiotoxicity in childhood cancer survivors.
SPARC, a UAB Medicine and Medscape innovation initiative, awarded three winners shared funding of $40,000 in grants for quality improvement projects at the end of 2016. The winners recently shared their outcomes and insights from their projects approximately a year after receiving the funding.
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