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Thirteen faculty members recently graduated from UAB Medicine’s LEading Advancing Developing (LEAD) Spring 2024 program. The program, presented by UAB Medicine’s Leadership Development Office (LDO), recognized its graduates at a ceremony on March 14, 2024.

Alan Tita, M.D., Ph.D., has been promoted from associate dean for Global and Women’s Health to senior associate dean for Global and Women’s Health in the UAB Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine, effective Jan. 1, 2024. Tita is also the director of the Mary Heersink Institute for Global Health and holds the Mary Heersink Endowed Chair of Global Health.

Lauren Walter, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine, is leading the UAB School of Medicine chapter of the American Medical Women’s Association.
Patients in estrogen trial had fewer poor results, and in post-intervention there was a significant decrease in breast cancer.
The program aims to find new ways to prevent significant, long-term health problems for high-risk pregnant women and newborns.