January 09, 2024

15 graduate from newest cohort of the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership

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Images of Chief Leadership Development OfficersThe Heersink School of Medicine’s Leadership Development Office (LDO) recently graduated its newest class of alumni with the graduation of 15 individuals from the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership, marking the seventh cohort of the program.

A ceremony honoring the graduates was held on Dec. 13, 2023, at Wallace Tumor Institute with the school Dean Anupam Agarwal, M.D., featured as a guest speaker.

“Each time we hold a graduation ceremony for a cohort of the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership, we are all reminded of the dedication and support for the professional skills development we value for our leaders at all levels in UAB Medicine,” said Jean Ann Larson, Ed.D., Chief Leadership Development officer for UAB Medicine.

The following individuals received certificates honoring their completion of the program:

Tracy M. Brewer, BSHA
Cristina Magi-Galluzzi, M.D., Ph.D.
Terri Epting, BS, MS, CPA
Eric Ezzell, MBA, MSIS, SHRM-SCP
Starlette Jones Dabbs, BS
Marissa Cabrera Keppley, MBA
Lauren Claire Smith Kole, M.D.
Jessica Martindale, MA
Denise Oliver, MSN
Charles C. Pitts, MBA
Jeanette Ray, MS
Rosemary Ryan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
William Taylor Sisson, DHA, MBA, FACMPE
Melanie Turner, MSN
Kyle Wood, M.D.

Offered in the fall and spring, the UAB Medicine Institute for Leadership is open to senior and mid-level leaders. Its goal is to enhance existing personal, leadership, and management competencies while leveraging current leadership strategies and trends.

Learn more about the Leadership Development Office and its programs at Leadership Development Office - Heersink School of Medicine | UAB.