The Department of Pathology is honored to announce the promotion and tenure of four of our esteemed faculty colleagues for 2022, effective October 1, 2022:

Sixto Leal, M.D., Ph.D.Sixto Leal, M.D., Ph.D., Laboratory Medicine -- Promotion to Associate Professor 
Dr. Leal is promoted from assistant to associate professor in the Division of Laboratory Medicine. He is Associate Director of the Division of Laboratory Medicine, Director of the SEBLAB (ABSL-3), and Director, Clinical Microbiology and Fungal Reference Lab.



Brandi McCleskey, M.D.,
 Forensic Pathology -- Promotion to Associate ProfessorMcClesky Brandi 1255697546
Dr. McCleskey directs the residency program for the Department of Pathology, and is an associate scientist with the Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Goo Lee, MD
Goo Lee, M.D.,
 Anatomic Pathology -- Promotion to Associate Professor 
Dr. Lee is promoted from assistant to associate professor in the Division of Anatomic Pathology. He joined the department in 2018 and serves in Surgical Pathology and Gastrointestinal Pathology. 

Craig Maynard

Craig Maynard, Ph.D.,
 Molecular & Cellular Pathology -- Promotion to Associate Professor
Dr. Maynard is an associate scientist with the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), the UWRIC Microbiome Center, and the Nutrition Obesity Research Center. He has a joint appointment with the UAB Department of Medicine as an assistant professor in the Division of Gastroenterology.


Congratulations to our colleagues on their hard work and dedication to the UAB Department of Pathology.