Vickers, an Alabama native and former UAB faculty member, will begin his new post at UAB Oct. 15, 2013.
Michael Froelich, M.D., an associate professor in the Department of Anesthesiology, was elected to head the faculty senate for the 2013-2014 academic year.
The Clinical Skills Scholars will dedicate half a day each week to mentoring five to seven students about the intangibles.
The application deadline for pilot funds available through the AMC21 Research Strategic Plan to submit extramural, multi-investigator grants has been extended to Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013.
Barbie Randall, an administrative associate and clinical coordinator in the Division of Nephrology,was named UAB's Employee of the Month for July 2013.