Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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As a communications director in the UAB School of Medicine, Carter leads and executes communications strategy in medical education and for the school’s regional campuses in Huntsville and Montgomery.

Before joining UAB in 2013, Carter worked as a staff writer at Alabama newspapers for 5 years, then shifted her career focus from journalism to communications and public relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master’s degree in public administration from UAB.

Construction on the Volker Hall sixth floor renovation is completed, and teams from medical education will be moving into the space over the next few weeks. The sixth floor construction is the first of three renovations that will transform the Volker Hall education tower.

Alice R. Goepfert, M.D., professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine, will deliver the annual S. Rexford Kennamer Distinguished Lecture in Internal Medicine, hosted by the Montgomery Regional Medical Campus of the Heersink School of Medicine.

A new app rolling out this spring allows third-year medical provides students a high-level look at their growth in clinical training and tracking for their clinical clerkships.
Roger Smalligan, M.D., MPH, regional dean for the UAB Heersink School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, was recently installed as president of the Madison County Medical Society.
Medical students at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2022 on Friday, March 18, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.

Four staff leaders from UAB residency programs were recently awarded certification from the Training Administrators for Graduate Medical Education (TAGME).

Patrice Knight, M.D., longtime regional chair of Pediatrics at the UAB Heersink School of Medicine Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, passed away Feb. 2, 2022. Knight retired from the campus in 2020 after 35 years of service.
Brook Hubner, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Medical Education and director of Academic Success, answers questions about the role of the Academic Success team in the medical school and ways the office has pivoted to help students navigate recent changes to Step 1.

Brenessa Lindeman, M.D., MEHP, FACS, comes from a long line of educators, and she uses her passion for educating others in both the Department of Surgery and in her new role as assistant dean for Graduate Medical Education.

Samantha Hill, M.D., MPH, has been named director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for Graduate Medical Education in the Heersink School of Medicine. Hill is an assistant professor in the Division of Adolescent Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics.
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