The addition of an on-site organ donor recovery center will increase the number of suitable organs available for transplant, maximizing donor organ and tissue gifts.
Tector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.
Michael B. Faircloth, M.D., medical and laboratory director of UAB Student Health and Wellness, has been named interim chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine, effective April 1.
Greg Kennedy wants to raise the profile of GI surgery division, which he says “is one of the most talented divisions as a group in the United States.”
Beatriz León-Ruiz, assistant professor in the Department of Microbiology, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research.
A gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicine.
Developmentally appropriate activities conducted by parents with their child during the first three years after birth reduce childhood cognitive delays in low-resource families.
As the leadership development officer, Larson, Ed.D., will be a key driver of performance for both entities and a catalyst for positive culture transformation throughout UAB Medicine.
Nichols, director of the Department of Pediatrics Residency Program, is a recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence Award in Education.