Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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UAB School of Medicine Communications
kendrakc@uab.edu 
205-975-3186

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 graduated in 2008 from Auburn University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
Mary T. Hawn, M.D., and Robin G. Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., recently completed fellowships in the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine® program.
The UAB Department of Anesthesiology has changed its name to the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, a move to reflect the comprehensive scope of services the department provides to patients.
The School of Medicine Student Senate Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting the Exceptional Foundation, will be held 8 a.m. Saturday, May 16 at the Highland Park golf course.
Michael Saag, M.D., professor of Medicine and director of the UAB Center for AIDS Research, has been named associate dean of Global Health in the School of Medicine.
The 2015 graduating class of the School of Medicine celebrated Match Day on Friday, March 20, with 97 percent matching in a postgraduate position to continue their medical education.
Charles W. Hoopes, M.D., is the new chief of the Section of Thoracic Transplantation, where he will lead efforts in heart and lung transplantation, as well as artificial heart and lung devices.
Lisa M. Schwiebert, Ph.D., professor of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology in the UAB School of Medicine and associate dean for Postdoctoral Education, is the 2015 Becky Trigg Outstanding Woman UAB Faculty Member.
Kenneth Saag, M.D., M.Sc., professor of Medicine and director of the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research and Education, is one of a limited number of physicians elected into the AAP, a professional organization for the advancement of scientific and practical medicine.
The 2015 art show, on display at the Edge of Chaos March 17 through May 15, will feature artwork from students, residents, fellows and faculty of the School of Medicine.
J. David Sweatt, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Neurobiology, will speak about the epigenetic mechanisms in memory formation at the National Institutes of Health campus on March 13.