Pappas named to endowed professorship in infectious diseases

Pappas will be the inaugural holder of an endowed professorship in infectious diseases.

peter_pappas_storyThe University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Peter G. Pappas, M.D., the inaugural holder of the William E. Dismukes Endowed Professorship in infectious diseases in the UAB School of Medicine during its meeting Feb. 3, 2012.

Pappas, who received his medical degree from UAB, helped to establish a clinic for transplant patients and the Tinsley Harrison General Internal Medicine Clinical Service and was the first Tinsley R. Harrison Clinical Scholar.