The 186 students in the Class of 2019 were welcomed to the UAB School of Medicine and presented their first white coats at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 17 at UAB’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center.
David Sweatt, Ph.D., the Evelyn F. McKnight Endowed Chairman of the Department of Neurobiology and the director of the Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute, has been named director of the Civitan International Research Center.
Renowned researcher Eric Hunter, Ph.D., will be the inaugural speaker for the Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture in the Department of Microbiology.
Former Gov. Albert P. Brewer presented the inaugural Brewer-Heslin Award for Professionalism in Medicine on Aug. 16  to Martin J. Heslin, M.D., the physician who inspired Brewer to establish the endowment.
Third-year medical student Ryan B. Khodadadi is the first recipient of a new scholarship honoring a genetics pioneer that supports students who demonstrate exceptional academic and leadership abilities.
Fifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
Proposed budget cuts to Alabama’s Medicaid program would be disastrous to the state, says the CEO of the UAB Health System.