As part of the award, Peter Anderson, D.V.M., Ph.D., director of Pathology Undergraduate Education, will lead faculty development programs and hands-on workshops at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan for two weeks.
Klaus Mönkemüller, M.D., Ph.D., FASGE, has been elected co-chair of the International Committee of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Jane Schwebke, M.D., has been honored for high achievement in research and prevention by the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association.
The Argus Awards give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education.
Administrators and alumni welcomed the first-year class to medical school at the White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.
Vickers, an Alabama native and former UAB faculty member, will begin his new post at UAB Oct. 15, 2013.
Michael Froelich, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, was elected to head the faculty senate for the 2013-2014 academic year.
Etty (Tika) Benveniste, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology, has been elected president of the American Society of Neurochemistry, with term running through 2015.
The Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology has recruited two new faculty members.