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On Friday, January 13, I was honored to speak at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemoration Event, hosted by the Heersink School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).
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With the momentum we have made in only a year from the historic Heersink family gift, I am excited to see more benefits and positive outcomes as we move forward.

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The Board of Trustees of The University of Alabama System recently approved the establishment of the Emmet O’Neal II Endowed Professorship in the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. This endowed professorship, funded from the bequest of O’Neal Industries in memory of Emmet O’Neal II, will support lung cancer research. O’Neal Cancer Center Senior Scientist Suzanne Lapi, Ph.D., has been appointed as the first holder of this endowed professorship. 

This November, I am reflecting on gratitude. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve Heersink School of Medicine in a leadership capacity. The work we do here every day is vitally important for our patients, their families, and our communities.

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More than 40,000 women die annually from breast cancer. However, annual mammography can reduce this risk. Together, the UAB Departments of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology (OB/GYN) are encouraging women to prioritize their breast health and awareness.

The Heersink School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Lewis Zhichang Shi to gain insights about the research of this study, UAB, and the science community.

A few weeks ago, I was presented with the annual UAB Medicine Pulse Survey results.

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Primary care is about more than just managing and maintaining physical health. The Pediatric Primary Care Clinic is providing mental health and additional services to treat the whole patient and improve outcomes.

This Primary Care Week, see how primary care providers and leaders across UAB and beyond are working together to meet Alabama's health care challenges and address critical shortages.
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