Todd B. Smith, Ph.D., has been named director of Administration and Fiscal Affairs for the Montgomery and Selma Regional Medical Campus.
In this role, Etty "Tika" Benveniste will work to advance innovative and collaborative research throughout UAB and the School of Medicine.
Chad Steele, Ph.D., professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, has been named assistant dean for Research Administration, a new position in the School of Medicine created to facilitate successful onboarding for faculty.
LaKisha E. Mack, MBA, has been named the associate dean for Administration and Finance in the School of Medicine, and Toni Leeth, MPH, will have a revised role as assistant dean for Strategic Planning and Administration.
Eminent leaders are set to gather twice annually to serve as advocates for the School of Medicine, as well as advisers on strategy, philanthropic initiatives and community engagement, to help the school become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.
The UAB Health System is once again recognized for use of information technology to improve health care, named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals.
The $25 service, available to adults 18 and older in the Birmingham area, combines the expertise of UAB Medicine providers with the convenience of online access.
As Chief Financial Officer, Dawn Bulgarella will serve the financial support of both the School of Medicine and the UAB Health System.
The UAB Callahan Eye Hospital will open its remodeled emergency department and newly renovated Lions Eye Clinic at a ceremony on Thursday, July 31.
U.S. News & World Report on July 15 released its 2014-2015 Best Hospitals list, and UAB Hospital continues to rank No. 1 in both Alabama and Birmingham.