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UAB Institutional Presentation 2024

President Ray L. Watts, M.D.
Presentation to the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on Feb. 2, 2024, followed by brief remarks from Dr. Karen Cropsey, UAB Faculty Senate Chair, and Mr. Kyle Adams, USGA President.

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