Mary Ashley Canevaro

Mary Ashley Canevaro

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Ninecia Scott, Ph.D., postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Microbiology, has been named a 2021 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Fellow.

Shaila Handattu, Ph.D., was recently named executive director in the UAB School of Medicine Office of Research—a newly-created position that became effective on June 15.

This summer, MS2s Jessica Wu and Geoffrey Bostany are working on forward-thinking projects in the lab of Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, director of the Institute for Cancer Outcomes and Gay and Bew White Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology.

The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Friedman to gain insights about his research, UAB, and the science community.

Pittman CAMS made lasting impressions on medical giants for over four decades. As we prepare for the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, we honor the important place in UAB's history Pittman CAMS has had, as well as Dean James A. Pittman, Jr., M.D.—to whom the building was dedicated.

Last winter, Azim Merchant, MS4, organized a Winter Coat Drive in Huntsville and donated over 450 pieces of winter clothing to Huntsville Community of Hope.

Gareth Dutton, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Preventive Medicine, and Surya Bhatt, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, are the winners of this year’s Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Breakthrough Awards for Research that Transform Health.

The Roy R. Kracke Clinical Services Building has housed new discoveries and groundbreaking findings for decades. As we prepare for the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building, we honor will the important work of researchers, educators, and physicians, now and in the past, who worked in this space, as well as Dr. Roy R. Kracke—to whom the building was dedicated.

Lauren Nassetta, M.D., has been named director of the Professional Development Office (PDO), which became effective June 1.

For decades, Toni Leeth, MPH, associate dean of Strategic Planning and Administration, has served in roles of civic leadership and service. In this personal story, she shares the ways civic engagement and professional leadership intersect to create change in our community.

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