Farah Lubin, Ph.D., associate professor and director of the NINDS Neuroscience Roadmap Scholar Program, has been selected to serve as a member of the Clinical Neuroplasticity and Neurotransmitters Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review.

UAB School of Medicine’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) was selected to lead a deep-dive workshop at the AAMC Group on Diversity and Inclusion conference, entitled “Diversity and Inclusion Programming in Academic Medicine: An Interactive Development Model.”
Majd Zayzafoon, M.D., Ph.D., MBA, professor in Pathology and Medical Education, has been named the assistant dean for International Medical Education and the assistant provost for International Education in the Office of the Senior Vice Provost effective May 1, 2018.
Linda Overstreet-Wadiche, Ph.D., associate professor in the UAB Department of Neurobiology, has been named chairperson of the Neurogenesis and Cell Fate Study Section for the Center for Scientific Review
The UAB School of Medicine and Southern Research will host the Scientific Symposium on Precision Medicine, Neurosciences and Infectious Diseases Friday, July 27. The symposium will be held at the UAB Alumni House from 8 a.m.-5p.m.
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, has been named co-chair of the Science Committee for the All of Us Research Program. 
In lieu of this year’s engagement survey, we will be transitioning to an opportunity to introduce the use of a Well-Being Index (WBI). The WBI is a validated instrument that was developed at the Mayo Clinic and is now in use in a number of academic medical centers.
Building Belonging is the first modeule in a 4-module series from an exciting new “toolkit” designed to provide all staff, faculty, trainees and students with the practical resources to build a strong, resilient and healthy environment.
Jason Daniel, MBA, executive administrator, Department of Medicine, has been named vice president for the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, P.C. (UAHSF) and senior executive administrator for the School of Medicine effective July 1, 2018.
The Department of Otolaryngology held its 13th annual Ann B. and Julius N. Hicks Lectureship in Otolaryngology and Residents’ Research Day on May 5. The lectureship was established in 2006 to help support resident education in otolaryngology and continues to provide distinguished guest speaking from throughout the country.
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