Current Position

Medical Doctor – this is my last year of surgical residency and I am starting a vascular surgery fellowship at Michigan State University.

Current City/State

New York, New York

What was your favorite part of the Biotechnology program?

Ashley Cannon headshot.

Ashley Cannon has been accepted to the prestigious Francis S. Collins Scholars Program for her work as a genetic counselor and a neuroscientist.

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Benjamin Burgess is a Medical Corps Officer in the United States Navy.

Chelsea Bares headshot.

Chelsea Bares, a 2010 graduate of the UAB Physician Assistant Studies program, has stayed involved with the program and the School of Health Professions since graduation.

David Wood headshot.

We sent questions to some of the UAB Physician Assistant Studies program students who volunteer at the School of Health Professions' Firehouse Shelter Clinic. We wanted to know more about them, the current PA program and why they serve.

Kevin Wang headshot.

After completing his master’s degree in just three semesters, Kevin Wang graduated Saturday, Aug. 12, as the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s first INTO UAB graduate.

Korina Nance headshot.

Korina Nance has a unique understanding of obstacles and dreams. The daughter of an immigrant from Thailand, Nance is a first-generation college student who has learned as much from her obstacles as she has from her journey to health professional school. Nance has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from UAB but didn’t discover the Physician Assistant career until late in her undergraduate studies.

Krystle Glasgow headshot.

Krystle Glasgow received the 2017 Distinguished Service Honor Southeastern Chapter of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging –Technologist Section.

Marcellus A. Edwards IV headshot.

Marcellus A. Edwards IV, a 2016 Biomedical and Health Sciences graduate who has just completed his first year at Howard University College of Medicine was recently awarded a Trustee scholarship based on his academic performance during his first year of medical school.

Samuel Hoskins

Samuel Hoskins was awarded the Advanced Practice Clinical Award of Excellence for Bassett Healthcare Network.

Wes Johnson

Wes Johnson, a 2013 alumnus, is a Physician Assistant working in Trauma and Emergency Medicine and the Regional Director of Clinical Education for the Island Medical Management Emergency Group in North Alabama.

Zachary White

Zachary White, a 2016 Biomedical and Health Sciences graduate now studying at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, recently received the 2018 ASTRO Minority Summer Fellowship Award.

Whitley Kelley

Whitley Kelley doesn’t make designer babies. Or spend all day breaking bad news to families. She is one of three genetic counselors on staff at the Hudson Alpha Institute for Biotechnology in Huntsville.