March 01, 2017

Dean's Excellence Award winner profile: Latesha Elopre, M.D.

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Latesha Elopre, M.D., instructor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases, is a junior faculty winner of the 2016 Dean’s Excellence Award in Diversity Enhancement.

Elopre joined UAB in 2009 to complete her residency in internal medicine after earning her medical degree at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She’s a postdoctoral fellow in the Division of Infectious Diseases and holds the newly established role as director of diversity and inclusion for the Tinsley Harrison Internal Medicine Residency Program, in which she’s developed and implemented strategies to enhance inclusion of trainees from diverse backgrounds and interests.