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2021 was marked by change, adaptability, and surprise. As we enter the holiday season and embark on a new chapter, Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, dean of the Heersink School of Medicine, reflects on gratitude and thankfulness.

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Brian Samuels, M.D., Ph.D., has been named interim chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences.

Eric Wallace, M.D., UAB medical director of Telehealth and associate professor in the Division of Nephrology, was recently nominated and selected as the 2021 Community Star of Alabama by the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. Wallace will be honored on National Rural Health Day on Nov. 18 for his vast efforts in telehealth and innovation across the state of Alabama.

In September, our medical school welcomed a historic gift of $95 million from Dr. Marnix E. and Mary Heersink and their family, transforming the school into the University of Alabama at Birmingham Marnix E. Heersink School of Medicine.

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The School of Medicine communications staff sat down with Dr. Bin Ren to gain insights about this research, UAB, and the science community.

As the UAB Heersink School of Medicine advances and grows as a national leader of excellence and research, UAB campus prepares for the new Altec Styslinger Genomic Medicine and Data Sciences Building by renovating the decades-old LHRB.

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As UAB Medicine expands its footprint in Alabama via Live Health Smart Alabama and more programs, I am committed to elevate the brand of Birmingham and Alabama’s other cities, where our regional campuses and clinics live, to showcase the breadth of our academic medical center.

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Stefanie Krick, M.D., Ph.D., and Chad Petit, Ph.D., have been named the new assistant directors for research for the Medical Scientist Training Program in the UAB Heersink School of Medicine.

In partnership with HSF and the UAB Health System, the School of Medicine is pleased to announce UAB’s inaugural Momentum Executive Leadership Program pilot. Momentum’s Executive Leadership Program is a competitive nine month program for women that provides workshops, mentoring, and networking opportunities for senior leaders.

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