Michael Saag, M.D., helped transform the deadliest virus in human history into a manageable chronic disease, and he is now receiving a top honor.
Michael Allon, M.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, was recently named the recipient of the Gerald Beathard Award by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.
Heidi Umphrey, M.D., M.S., recently received the AUR GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship Award.
Research to Prevent Blindness has awarded a grant of $110,000 to the Department of Ophthalmology.
Becker’s Hospital Review ranked hospitals based on comprehensiveness of programs, quality of care offered.
Hundreds of the nation’s top physicians practice at UAB, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America® database.
Sergio Stagno, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics, received the President’s Medal during UAB’s fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Professor of Microbiology David Briles, Ph.D., and Professor of Optometry Lawrence DeLucas, O.D., Ph.D., will be inducted into the NIA, professional distinction accorded to academic inventors.

Richard W. Waguespack, M.D., clinical professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, is the new president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and its foundation.

Tate Hinkle was elected the student board member of the American Academy of Family Physicians for 2013-2014.