Jessica Martindale

Jessica Martindale

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Robin A.J. Lester, Ph.D., professor of Neurobiology, has been awarded the senior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.

Alan Tita, M.D., Ph.D., has been named associate dean for Global and Women’s Health at the UAB School of Medicine.

Anand S. Iyer, M.D., MSPH, assistant professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, was a witness and testified at a virtual hearing to the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging on March 18.  

Irfan M. Asif, M.D., has been named associate dean for Primary Care and Rural Health at the UAB School of Medicine.

Dermatology has ranked 2nd in NIH funding for 2020.

Megann Bates Cain, MPPM, has been named chief development officer for the School of Medicine, which became effective Jan. 1.

On Jan. 25, 2021, an EF-3 tornado hit the northern Jefferson County city of Fultondale, including the home of Arnoldo Vasquez and trapping him under a tree. UAB’s Emergency Department was on the scene for help and performed a field amputation of Vasquez’s leg above the knee.

Marie-Carmelle Elie, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Victor M. Darley-Usmar, Ph.D., has been named senior associate dean for Research Compliance and Administration at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

Adrienne C. Lahti, M.D., has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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