Vickers, an Alabama native and former UAB faculty member, will begin his new post at UAB Oct. 15, 2013.
The School of Medicine will hold this year’s White Coat Ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18 in the Alys Stephens Center.
Commencement and a Military Promotion Ceremony were held Sunday, May 19 at Bartow Arena.
Cory Smith and Melissa Jordan are recipients of the Rehabilitation Research Experience for Medical Students grant program, which will fund eight weeks of scholarly research in physical medicine and rehabilitation.
Young will develop partnerships with undergraduate students and programs to help those students be more competitive in applying to medical school.
More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.
Strengths cited for UAB are the quality of training and mentoring and career development opportunities and networking.
The 2013 graduating class of the UAB School of Medicine continued a strong streak at Match Day, with 97 percent matching in a post-graduate position to continue their medical studies.