People of UAB
A recent UAB School of Optometry graduate has received the highest student honor by the American Optometric Student Association.
Mariam Massoud will spend three weeks studying technology and art abroad.
The Schweitzer Fellowship year expands a student’s educational experience and provides opportunities to gain firsthand knowledge and skills rarely found in traditional professional health training.
Reducing violence and health disparities in Alabama is the top priority for Hernando Carter, M.D., as he joins the state’s Medical Association Board.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center names gynecologic oncology surgeon as senior medical officer of the Cancer Service Line.
The Association for Clinical and Translational Science awarded its Distinguished Investigator Award for Translation into Public Benefit and Policy to kidney transplant surgeon, researcher.
Summerlin will serve on a six-member national committee responsible for selecting the assembly’s Notable Children’s Books of 2019, 2020 and 2021.
Paul Campbell Erwin, M.D., DrPH, who received his medical degree from the UAB School of Medicine, returns to Birmingham to lead the School of Public Health.
Six students will travel abroad to study, teach or conduct research for the 2018-2019 academic year.
The award will support Higgins’ research at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, where he will use neutron beams to probe the internal structure of polymer films.
The awards are for Samantha Richardson’s work for the Fountain Heights community, which she completed as a student.
Disability Support Services helps students achieve success and challenges them to higher education goals.
Three students will spend the summer studying in China, South Korea and India.
Lisa Willett, M.D., was elected as president-elect of the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine.
Jenkins’ clinical occupational therapy career included working in the National Health Service (U.K.) within orthopedics, elderly rehabilitation, neurology and the management of severe physical disability.
Brown was elected by the society’s members and will begin her term in November.
Warren Smedley and Rebecca Arend, M.D. have received awards from the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.
Baggott was awarded the Edward Hitchcock Award for Outstanding Contributions in College Health by the American College Health Association.
The director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology has been named president of ASCCP.
A UAB professor has been named the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama Young Professional of the Year.
UAB Communication Studies major Carla “The Truth” Youngblood turned a devastating medical diagnosis into motivation and comedic material.
In Rome, Frances Lund will talk about the need to do drug trials where the concentrations of chronic inflammatory diseases are highest — the Southeast.
Kevin Sawchak left school early to turn pro; now he's completed his degree with the UAB Finish program.
Work and family added a few steps to Lorenda Pryor's college journey, but now she's getting ready to graduate thanks to the UAB Finish program.
Cora Lewis, M.D., who has focused her research on the epidemiology of chronic diseases, became chair April 1.
A UAB professor receives national award from the American Optometric Association.
Sidhanth Chandra and Gunnar Eastep honored by Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation.
In the college piano competition, junior Zoe Willis won the upper division and sophomore Mira Walker won the lower division.
UAB researcher will serve on the Hemostasis and Thrombosis Study Section.
For the exhibition, Baulos will present portraits of artists who inspire him, many of whom are also from Alabama.
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