Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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UAB School of Medicine Communications
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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. 
Michael B. Faircloth, M.D., medical and laboratory director of UAB Student Health and Wellness, has been named interim chair for the Department of Family and Community Medicine, effective April 1.
Chen, who joins UAB on April 1,  has spent more than 20 years advancing the use of bioinformatics in academic, industrial and entrepreneurial efforts.
The 2016 graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine celebrated one of the most successful Match Days in school history on Friday, March 18. With 99 percent of students matching into residency positions, UAB students will continue their medical education at 78 institutions in 31 states across the country.
Are you an early career physician scientist?  If so, leaders of the UAB Physician Scientist Development Office want to know more about you and pair you with helpful resources from around UAB’s campus.
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an annual honor established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty across the School of Medicine.
The UAB School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2016 on Friday, March 18, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
David M. Bedwell, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Microbiology and associate director of the Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Center, has been named the interim chair of the UAB Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics.
UAB receives two grants from the Gates Foundation to address pregnancy-related problems in developing countries.
Janis M. Orlowski, M.D., MACP, chief health care officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges, is the first speaker in 2016 for UAB Medicine’s expanded Leadership in Academic Medicine Lecture series.
Shawn Galin, Ph.D., associate professor of Medicine, has been named director of the Clinical Skills Center in the School of Medicine, effective Dec. 1.