Michael Yester, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Radiology, received the 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Edith H. Quimby Award, recognizing AAPM members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.
James H. Willig, M.D., MSPH, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named the assistant dean for Clinical Education, a new position that will strengthen collaborative and coordinated clinical training for medical students.
Written by Jeff Hansen
Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.
A UAB study sheds light on and suggests a target for treatment of a variant of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
Equal Access Birmingham held its third annual Heart + Sole 5K and Kids’ Run on Saturday, Aug. 20, to raise funds for the School of Medicine student-run free clinic, which provides education and health care to Birmingham’s uninsured and underserved.
Written by Beena Thannickal
Sowing the Seeds of Health, a longstanding educational program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, helps to reduce breast and cervical cancer among Latina women.
Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.