February 14, 2018

Dean's Excellence Award winner profile: Hussein Abdullatif, M.D.

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Hussein Abdullatif, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the senior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.

Joining the School of Medicine in 1999, Abdullatif has been the pediatric clerkship director/ co-director since 2006, as well as the co-director of the medical school endocrine module since 2007. He is the recipient of multiple teaching honors from students, residents and peers, including 28 Argus Awards, UAB President’s Award in Teaching, Ralph E. Tiller Distinguished Faculty Award and Sergio Stagno Friend of the House Staff Award, among many others. He’s also a two-time winner of the Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award and has been recognized by the UA System Board of Trustees for teaching proficiency.