DOP FAC Awards 2022 FYIF1Top Row L to R: David Kimberlin, Kent Willis, Lauren Nassetta, Madhura Hallman and Taylor McClanahan. 2nd Row L to R: Laurie Marzullo, Carlie Stein, Brad Troxler, Jennifer McCain and Tina Simpson. 3rd Row L to R: Joe Philips, Shaundra Blakemore, Cason Benton and Adolfo Molina. Bottom Row: Division of Pediatric Hospital MedicineThe Department of Pediatrics is pleased to honor these faculty members. They have attained a level of excellence recognized by their peers due to their exceptional contributions for the development of the department and in turn, the achievers of tomorrow - our children.

Please join us in congratulating the winners in each category.

Research Achievement Award

Research Achievement Award

The Research Achievement Award is awarded based on research merit and impact on the appropriate field of research.

Senior

David Kimberlin, M.D.
Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Junior

Kent Willis, M.D.
Neonatology

Diversity And Inclusion Award

Diversity And Inclusion Award

The Diversity and Inclusion Award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated sustained dedication to advancing the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Senior

Lauren Nassetta, M.D.
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Junior

Madhura Hallman, M.D.
Pediatric Critical Care

Community Educator Award

Community Educator Award

The Community Educator Award recognizes an outstanding community pediatrician partner and his/her exemplary commitment to the UAB Department of Pediatrics as a co-educator of medical students, residents and fellows.

Taylor McClanahan, M.D.
Pediatrics West - Bessemer

Educational Achievement Award

Educational Achievement Award

The Educational Achievement Award is awarded based on outstanding contributions to the teaching mission of the department.

Senior

Laurie Marzullo, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Junior

Carlie Stein Somerville, M.D.
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Service Achievement Award

Service Achievement Award

The Service Award recognizes individuals who have exhibited sustained, significant and impactful clinical service or service through leadership or advocacy to the department, university or community.

Senior

Brad Troxler, M.D.
Pediatric Pulmonology and Sleep Medicine

Junior

Jennifer McCain, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Mentoring Achievement Award

Mentoring Achievement Award

The Mentoring Achievement Award recognizes faculty who are outstanding mentors to junior faculty, fellows and other trainees within the department.

Senior

Joe Philips, M.D.
Neonatology

Junior

Shaundra Blakemore, M.D.
Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Quality Improvement Achievement

Quality Improvement Achievement Award

The Quality Improvement Achievement Award recognizes faculty engaged in quality work designed to improve health outcomes in children of Alabama. Criteria will include representation of quality work at regional and national conferences, continued commitment to QI education, publications, QI related awards, and other professional activities.

Senior

Cason Benton, M.D.
Academic General Pediatrics

Junior

Adolfo Molina, M.D.
Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Model of Team Excellence Award

Model of Team Excellence Award

The Model of Team Excellence Award recognizes a team or group of faculty that has demonstrated exceptional leadership and clinical, educational or research accomplishments.

Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Healthcare

Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Healthcare

The Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Healthcare recognizes truly outstanding individuals who are making or have made exceptional contributions to pediatric healthcare through clinical services, education or research.

Tina Simpson, M.D.
Adolescent Medicine