Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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UAB School of Medicine Communications
kendrakc@uab.edu 
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Kendra produces and edits content for the School of Medicine and manages social media. Kendra cut her teeth at Alabama newspapers, covering various beats as a reporter at The (Talladega) Daily Home, The (Scottsboro) Daily Sentinel and The Gadsden Times, before joining UAB in 2013. She earned a  bachelor's degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master's degree in public administration from UAB. 
The School of Medicine is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Pittman Scholars, named for the late James A. Pittman, M.D. Department chairs can nominate junior faculty members based on their research achievements and potential for continued discovery in the basic or clinical sciences.
Pippa C. Abston, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Pediatrics at the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, was recently appointed by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Alabama Department of Mental Health.
James J. Cimino, M.D., director of the UAB Informatics Institute and Endowed Professor in Informatics, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Devin Eckhoff, M.D., the Arnold G. Diethelm Endowed Chair in Transplantation Surgery, has been named interim chair of the Comprehensive Transplant Institute, effective Oct. 30.
In this role, Bruce Korf, M.D., Ph.D., will work with the UAB Hospital, UAB Health System, clinical department chairs and program and center directors to establish clinical programs in precision medicine.
Fouad has worked to establish the validity of health disparities as a national scientific research priority.
The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Department of Surgery became the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery on October 1, 2017.
Juhan Paiste, M.D., MBA, CPE, has been named interim chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, effective Oct. 1, 2017.
The UAB School of Medicine hosted more than 160 medical students, faculty, and administrators from 40 medical schools across the United States and Mexico at the Learning Communities Institute’s 14th annual conference Sept. 15-17.
Alice R. Goepfert, M.D., professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, has been named associate dean for Graduate Medical Education in the School of Medicine and Designated Institutional Official for UAB Hospital.
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