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 earned a  bachelor's degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master's degree in public administration from UAB. 
The Pittman Scholars, named for the late James A. Pittman, M.D., are junior faculty members nominated by their department chairs based on research achievements and potential for continued discovery in the basic or clinical sciences.
Medical students are observing the fifth annual Joining Forces Wellness Week with student-driven lunch lecture events to increase awareness of the nuanced healthcare needs of veterans and their families.
The General Endowment Fund of the UA Health Services Foundation has announced its annual faculty grants, awarding over $1.5 million to UAB faculty for projects in clinical care, patient research, medical education and laboratory research. 
Students from the UAB School of Medicine are spending Saturday mornings in September at the East Lake Farmer’s Market in Birmingham, preparing and serving samples of nutritious and affordable dishes each week to showcase the benefits of healthy eating and its impact on a person’s health.
Lanita S. Carter, Ph.D., director of Medical Education and Students Services for the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, has been named chair of the Steering Committee for the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Regional Medical Campuses.
James H. Willig, M.D., MSPH, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named the assistant dean for Clinical Education, a new position that will strengthen collaborative and coordinated clinical training for medical students.
Equal Access Birmingham held its third annual Heart + Sole 5K and Kids’ Run on Saturday, Aug. 20, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.
The 186 students in the Class of 2020 were presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus.
Paul B. Rothman M.D., dean of the medical faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, will discuss changes in academic medicine at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 16 in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium.