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Alumni News Kevin Storr January 11, 2021

The UAB School of Health Professions has 16 people, including Dean Andrew J. Butler, Ph.D., named to the Birmingham Business Journal’s 2020 Who’s Who in Health Care.

The BBJ article says:

Health care is always an important industry for Birmingham. But 2020 took that importance to an entirely new level. Over the course of the year, the Magic City’s hospitals, research labs, urgent care clinics and other facilities have worked tirelessly to combat the pandemic while battling significant obstacles along the way.

Those with SHP ties on the list are:

Jason Alexander

President and CEO, Ascension Alabama (St. Vincent’s Health System and Providence Health System); M.S. in Health Administration (MSHA Class 28)

Dawn Bulgarella

CFO, UAB Health System; Executive MSHA

Andrew J. Butler, Ph.D.

Dean, UAB School of Health Professions

Will Ferniany, Ph.D.

CEO, UAB/SVHS Alliance; MSHA Class 9, PhD Program in Administration-Health Services

Andrew Gnann

President, St. Vincents’ Birmingham and Chilton; MSHA Class 38

Rett Grover

President and CEO, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital; MSHA Class 42

Daniel McKinney

CEO, Grandview Medical Center; MSHA Class 44

Mike Neuendorf

CEO, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, MSHA Class 38

Kathy Nugent, Ph.D.

Chair, Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences and Executive director, UAB Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Anthony Patterson

CEO, UAB Hospital; MSHA Class 26, Healthcare Quality and Safety Graduate Certificate

Keith Pennington

CEO, UAB Medical West; Executive MSHA

Patricia Pritchett

Senior vice president of ambulatory services, UAB Health System; Healthcare Quality and Safety Certificate

Mazi Rasulnia, Ph.D.

Cofounder and president, Pack Health; Phd Program in Administration-Health Services

Loring Rue, MD

Chief Medical Officer, UAB Health System; Healthcare Quality and Safety Graduate Certificate

Jeff Underwood

President, Lakeshore Foundation (home to UAB / Lakeshore Resarch Collaborative)

Lisa Warren

CEO, Andrew Sports Medicine; MSHA Class 28

Each year the BBJ recognizes the top names in Birmingham health care.

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