Brit Blalock

Brit Blalock

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The Huntsville Regional Medical Campus recently finalized and celebrated the creation of two new endowments at its 45th anniversary event April 8. They are the first endowments established for the Huntsville campus.
The School of Medicine has created school-specific guidelines for faculty member who wish to take External Activity Leave or Professional Leave. The policy goes into full effect October 1.
The School of Medicine held its commencement ceremony Saturday, May 18 at Bartow Arena. Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., F.A.C.S., senior vice president for medicine and dean of the School of Medicine welcomed the graduates and their families to the 2019 ceremony.
Ryan Mantooth, M.D., resident in the Department of Emergency Medicine, recently received a perfect score on the In-Training Examination taken by residents annually across all specialties.
The Student National Medical Association (SNMA) is the oldest and largest independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of black medical students in the United States. Five members from UAB’s SNMA chapter recently attended the 55th Annual Medical Education Conference (AMEC) April 17-21 in Philadelphia, PA.
The Physician Scientist Development Office seeks volunteer preceptors to assist with its Physician Experience course (PSDO 230), which is designed for highly qualified undergraduates interested in careers in medicine and research.
Eighteen outstanding faculty members were named recipients of the 2019 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an honor recognizing exceptional contributions made by School of Medicine faculty in service, teaching, research, diversity enhancement and mentorship.
Ravi Bhatia, M.D., has been named interim director of the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Bhatia, who is the director of the UAB Division of Hematology and Oncology and has also served as deputy director of the O’Neal Cancer Center, is a globally known researcher and clinician.
Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the American Surgical Association (ASA). The ASA was founded in 1880 and is the nation's oldest and most prestigious surgical organization.
The commencement ceremony for the School of Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is Saturday, May 18 in Bartow Arena, 617 13th St. South. Doors open at noon, and the ceremony begins at 1 p.m.
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