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.
Keneshia Kirksey, M.D., and Laura Kezar, M.D., were recently highlighted as impactful members by the Association of Academic Physiatrists in celebration of National Women in Medicine Month.

UAB honored seven Outstanding Women during a special ceremony on March 15 in the UAB Alumni House. Three of those women have strong ties to the School of Medicine.

After 11 years in leadership as the associate dean for students, Laura Kezar, M.D., is stepping out of the role effective August 1. She will continue as a full-time faculty member in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
The research team will measure physical-based outcomes as well as emotional-based outcomes from the therapy.
UAB’s team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.
Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.
The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive rehabilitation care.
Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
The third time at UAB is a charm for Kristen Dubose, whose work in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation earned her Employee of the Month for August.
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