Heather Watts

Heather Watts

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Morissa Ladinsky, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the 2022 Dean’s Excellence Award for Diversity Enhancement.  

For patients with complex pediatric conditions, transitioning to adult care can be challenging. UAB and Children’s of Alabama have established the Staging Transition for Every Patient (STEP) Program to help these patients receive uninterrupted, expert care as they transition into the adult care model.

Cecelia Hutto, M.D., professor in Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the senior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award for Service.

Samantha Hill, M.D., MPH, assistant professor in Department of Pediatrics, has been awarded the junior faculty 2021 Dean’s Excellence Award for Diversity Enhancement.

Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, professor of Pediatrics and vice chair of Outcomes in the Department of Pediatrics, is the senior faculty winner of the 2020 Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship.
Nancy Tofil, M.D., M.Ed., is the senior faculty winner of the 2020 Dean’s Excellence Award in Education. Tofil is a professor and director for the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, and senior associate program director for the Pediatric Residency Program.
Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D., professor in the Department of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Neonatology, is the senior faculty winner of the 2020 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research.
Matthew Alexander, Ph.D., is the junior faculty winner of the 2020 Dean’s Excellence Award in Research. Alexander is an assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics.
Chrystal Rutledge, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pediatrics, is the junior faculty winner of the 2020 Dean’s Excellence Award in Service.