Kendra Carter

Kendra Carter

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As a communications director in the UAB School of Medicine, Carter leads and executes communications strategy in medical education and for the school’s regional campuses in Huntsville and Montgomery.

Before joining UAB in 2013, Carter worked as a staff writer at Alabama newspapers for 5 years, then shifted her career focus from journalism to communications and public relations. She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Auburn University and a master’s degree in public administration from UAB.

11 rising second-year medical students have been selected for the fourth class of the UAB School of Medicine’s Health Equity Scholars Program, which develop students’ expertise in the social determinants of health and health disparities.
The Department of Medical Education is looking for faculty, residents, preceptors, and staff across the School of Medicine to help create online resources for medical education.
The Best Medicine Show is set for Friday, Feb. 28 at the BJCC Concert Hall.
On Saturday Oct. 13, Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, senior associate dean for Diversity and Inclusion, was inducted to the National Academy of Medicine in Washington, DC.
The School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2018 on Friday, March 16, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, when members of the graduating class learn in which medical specialties they have “matched” and where they will carry out their residency trainings.
Deniz Peker, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, is the junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Mentorship.
Jennifer Gordetsky, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pathology, is the junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Teaching.
Five faculty members in the UAB School of Medicine have been named the 2018 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program created to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the recruitment and retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.
Selwyn Vickers, M.D., FACS, senior vice president for Medicine and dean of the UAB School of Medicine, will give his annual State of the School of Medicine address from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium.
The School of Medicine is now accepting nominations for the 2018 Pittman Scholars, named for the late James A. Pittman, M.D. Department chairs can nominate junior faculty members based on their research achievements and potential for continued discovery in the basic or clinical sciences.
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