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The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as the Departments of Neurosurgery and Urology are sharing the stories of three incredible patients with spina bifida.

Jayme Locke, M.D., MPH, director of the UAB Comprehensive Transplant Institute, is the latest guest on ‘The Checkup’ podcast, hosted by Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine. Together, they discuss the impact of CTI on kidney transplant regionally, how UAB’s transplant program is unique, transplant during COVID-19, and much more.

The publication provides a comprehensive guide for physicians across radiology, vascular, and cardiothoracic surgery.

The Association for Hospital Medical Education declared Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, as its inaugural GME Professionals Day to recognize staff leadership in residency and fellowship training programs, as well as GME administration. Meet a few of the leaders working in our programs at UAB.
Four faculty members joined the Learning Communities program earlier this year as new mentors. In Part 2 of a Q&A with the new mentors, read what motivated Jessica Fazendin, M.D., and Desiree Morgan M.D., to join the program and why they feel the LCs are important to medical school.

The NIH has announced it will fund the research of Colin Martin, M.D., FACS, and Brian Sims, M.D., Ph.D. The two-year grant funds their project “The Therapeutic Potential of Pasteurized Human Donor Breast Milk Exosomes.

The UAB Pancreatobiliary Disease Center (PDC) has named two new leaders in the areas of medical oncology and pathology.

Britney Corey M.D., MACM, FACS, the faculty winner of the 2021 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, said working with our medical learners and her patients is an honor that makes her career a privilege.

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.

O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center senior scientists Helen Krontiras, M.D., and Gregory Kennedy, M.D., Ph.D., will begin new leadership roles within the O’Neal Cancer Service Line, effective June 1.

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