Daniel C. Bullard, Ph.D., has been named assistant dean for Undergraduate Biomedical Programs in the School of Medicine, a new position created to oversee established joint undergraduate degree programs and develop new biomedical undergraduate majors.
UAB’s Mark Dransfield has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society for physician-scientists who have made significant contributions to better understanding of human disease.
Written by Jeff Hansen
UAB has created the only comprehensive interventional pulmonary medicine program in Alabama to better diagnose and treat lung and chest diseases.
UAB’s novel lay navigation program demonstrates significant cuts in cancer care costs, serves as national modelWritten by Beena Thannickal
UAB’s innovative Patient Care Connect Program utilizes lay navigation and provides a cost-effective new model for cancer care delivery.
Written by Bob Shepard
In another example of precision medicine, UAB researchers have used IPF patients own lung tissue to create models to determine the most effective medication for that patient.
Five faculty members in the School of Medicine have been named the 2016 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program organized to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.