Brit Blalock

Brit Blalock

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The All of Us Research Program is coming to Birmingham on May 6 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The program seeks to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs by asking one million people to help lead the way.
Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D., MBA, has been named as one of the Healthcare Innovators Professional Society's (HIPS) first 15 councilors.
The 2018 graduating class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine celebrated another successful Match Day on Friday, March 16.

UAB honored seven Outstanding Women during a special ceremony on March 15 in the UAB Alumni House. Three of those women have strong ties to the School of Medicine.

Cordelia Stearns, M.D., and Brenessa Lindeman, MD, MEHP, were selected to receive the 2018 Research and Innovations in Medical Education (RIME) Faculty Development Award. Both Stearns and Lindeman received $7,500, which will go toward the 2019 Harvard Macy Institute Program for Educators in Health Professions.
Craig Powell, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chair of the Department of Neurobiology at the UAB School of Medicine as well as director of the Civitan International Research Center.
The UAB School of Medicine will host the 7th Annual Southeastern Immunology Symposium (SIS) on June 16 and 17 at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and Medical Forum Conference Center. The Symposium provides a forum where the newest developments in basic, translational and clinical immunology will be shared with the goal of fostering increased relationships and collaborations.
David Rogers, M.D., UAB Chief Wellness Officer, will be presenting proposals for potential employee wellness programs at three upcoming grand rounds. He is also seeking input from faculty across the School of Medicine and will use the feedback that is collected to guide the future of wellness initiatives at UAB Medicine.
The School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion will present Theater Delta on Tuesday, April 3, from 3-5 p.m. at the Edge of Chaos. Delta Theater uses improvisation and audience participation to illustrate how unconscious bias can creep into our daily lives and decision-making.

Eight rising second-year medical students have been selected for the second class of the UAB School of Medicine’s Health Equity Scholars Program.

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