The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the reclassification of four sections in the Department of Surgery into divisions and the appointment of their directors, among other faculty appointments and actions, at its Sept. 13, 2013 meeting.
• The Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care with Loring W. Rue III, M.D., as director
• The Division of Surgical Oncology with Martin Heslin, M.D., as director
• The Division of Vascular Surgery & Endovascular Therapy with William D. Jordan, M.D., as director, and
• The Division of Gastrointestinal Surgery with Mary Hawn, M.D., as director.