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. 
Dan McNeill, 22, a first-year student at the UAB School of Medicine, got the chance of a lifetime to perform with his collegiate acapella group to a national audience on The Sing-Off: Holiday Special, a one-night, two-round singing competition that aired on NBC in December 2014.
The Division of Otolaryngology in the Department of Surgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine will become the Department of Otolaryngology on October 1, 2015.
Students in the UAB School of Medicine will observe national Primary Care week Oct. 5-9 with a week filled with student-driven lunch lecture events to increase awareness of primary care needs in Alabama and across the country.
Kurt R. Zinn, DVM, Ph.D., was named a winner of the 2015 Distinguished Investigator Award by the Academy of Radiology Research.
In this role, Etty "Tika" Benveniste will work to advance innovative and collaborative research throughout UAB and the School of Medicine.
Two projects from School of Medicine faculty were selected winners of the first AMC21 Blue Sky Awards, an internal funding opportunity designed to provide highly creative faculty means to test the feasibility of an idea.
Research and Innovation in Medical Education (RIME) Week, planned for Sept. 16-18, is a three-day event that promotes teaching skills, fosters curriculum innovation and showcases scholarship and research findings in medical education.
Lourdes Corman, M.D., received the 2015 Laureate Award from the Alabama Chapter of the American College of Physicians.
The 186 students in the Class of 2019 were welcomed to the UAB School of Medicine and presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 17 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
Equal Access Birmingham will host its annual Heart + Sole 5K/Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 29, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.