Samuy Nichole 2012WEBThe Med-Peds Impact Award was started by the graduating class of 2021 to recognize a faculty member in each of internal medicine, pediatrics, and med-peds who most significantly impacted training as clinicians and educators. 

Cunningham2022WEBL to R: Diyva Goel and Karen WangThe Russell Cunningham Memorial Research Program is an eight-week summer internship and research program. Two students are selected and will work with faculty mentors from the Department of Pediatrics. This program was established by Dr. Sergio Stagno, Chair Emeritus of the UAB Department of Pediatrics, to honor the memory of Dr. Russell Cunningham. 

Ambalavanan Namasivayam 2010 WEBNamasivayam Ambalavanan M.D., professor in the Division of Neonatology has been appointed to the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) Committee on Fetus and Newborn. 

CaJacob Nick 2019WEBNick CaJacob, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, has been named to the Epic Pediatric Gastroenterology Specialty Steering Board. He will serve a three-year term starting in July 2022.


Congratulations to our UAB Pediatric Fellowship Class of 2022. Thank you to all who helped us celebrate the graduates at a reception in their honor on May 24th.

Please see below where they will be going after completing fellowship training.

Arnold DaphneSQUAREThe UAB Department of Pediatrics welcomed one new faculty member in the month of May. Please join us in making them feel at home! 

Daphne Arnold, LICSW, PIP, associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology

qi award2022WEBL to R: James Dunville, Christina Campbell, Jakob Evans and Adolfo MolinaCongratulations to James Dunville, M.D., and Jakob Evans, M.D., on receiving the 2022 Outstanding Resident Quality Improvement Project Award!

Veronica Sanders biopicWEBVeronica Sanders, a student working the lab of Matthew Alexander, Ph.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Neurology, has been named a UAB Honors College Presidential Honors Fellowship for the summer of 2022.

Chu2022WEBL to R: Elizabeth Gunn and Meghan HarrisonThe Chu Family has generously donated funds to Children's of Alabama and the Department of Pediatrics to support educational initiatives. A portion of this donation has been set aside for the pediatric fellows to fund scholarships for fellows who apply. Candidates were selected on a competitive basis. These awards will provide funds for tuition, books and fees related to their educational endeavors.

The Dixon Foundation supports the Dixon Pediatric Fellowship training program for fellows who intend to pursue an academic career with a research emphasis (ranging from basic and translational science to education or QI-centric research) in approved pediatric subspecialties.