Nominations are now open for the 2017 Dean’s Excellence Awards, an annual honor established to recognize the outstanding contributions made by faculty across the School of Medicine.
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.
Dennis R. Burton, Ph.D., chairman and professor in the Department of Immunology and Microbial Science at the Scripps Research Institute will present the 29th Bertram M. Marx Lecture on Feb. 1, 2017.
Selwyn M. Vickers, M.D., FACS, will give his annual State of the School of Medicine address from noon to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium.
Stuart J. Frank, M.D., director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism and vice chair for research, has been named the first executive vice chair in the Department of Medicine.
The UAB Staff Council is partnering with CASA of Jefferson County for its annual Holiday Present Drive, which provides gifts for children involved in family court cases.
Twenty faculty and six clinical departments are winners of the 2016 Argus Awards, given each year by medical students to honor their professors and course directors for excellence in medical education.
Carlos A. Estrada, M.D., M.S., will begin the role of associate provost for Interprofessional Education and director of the Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation (CIPES) on January 2, 2017.