Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the School of Medicine, welcomed thirteen faculty members and their families to the Endow Chairs and Professorships Reception Nov. 5.
UAB Medicine celebrated 16 women who have recently earned their professorship, and 19 women who have been promoted to the rank of associate professor at a reception Nov. 6.
Fallon Brewer, M.S., CGC, has been selected to chair the Alabama Board of Genetic Counseling, which was recently established by the Alabama Legislature.
Sadis Matalon, Ph.D., Dr.Sc. (Hon.), FAPS, has been awarded the George Cotzias Medal from the Hellenic Society of Physiology.
Created in 1996, the Argus Awards give medical students the chance to honor their mentors, professors, courses and course directors for outstanding service to medical education. 
Bruce R. Korf, M.D., Ph.D., was recently named associate dean for Genomic Medicine in the School of Medicine. Korf currently serves as UAB Medicine’s chief genomics officer and holds the Wayne and Sara Crews Finley Endowed Chair in Medical Genetics. He will continue to hold both of those positions along with his new appointment.
Six School of Medicine faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.
The UAB Selma Family Medicine Residency Program (part of the UAB Montgomery Regional Medical Campus), Vaughn Regional Medical Center, and the Selma-Dallas County Public Library have joined forces to host a series of monthly “Medical Matters” community meetings.
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