Casey Weaver, M.D., the Wyatt and Susan Haskell Professor of Medical Excellence in the Department of Pathology, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology.
The Center for Palliative and Supportive Care Ambulatory Program has received a Citation of Honor celebrating innovation in palliative and end-of-life care from the American Hospital Association’s Circle of Life Award® program.
U.S. News & World Report on July 15 released its 2014-2015 Best Hospitals list, and UAB Hospital continues to rank No. 1 in both Alabama and Birmingham.
Boni Elewski, M.D., led one of two trials featured in the New England Journal of Medicine that show secukinumab is a safe and effective psoriasis treatment.
Since December, 21 living donor kidney transplants that have taken place at UAB are connected as donors “pay it forward” for a recipient to keep the chain going, and more transplants are scheduled for July.
The UAB School of Medicine achieved the highest level of accreditation available to a medical school in the United States by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education after a rigorous, two-year self-study process and a visit from the LCME site survey team.
Scarinci’s work in the community is one reason for her appointment, and her goals will include promoting and fostering relationships in business, education and other areas.