On April 1, 2022, Ritu Aneja, Ph.D., was named associate dean for Research and Innovation at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Health Professions. We were fortunate to have an extended conversation with Dr. Aneja about a wide range of topics.

In honor of Black History Month, the UAB Department of Physical Therapy celebrates the Black/African American individuals who have had a profound influence on the profession.

Lenetra King

Lenetra King, founder of Watch Me EXCEL™ and health care industry C-Suite veteran, has been named an Executive-in-Residence for the UAB Department of Health Services Administration. She is the first female and the first African-American named to this role.

Recipients of the fall 2021 pilot grant funding opportunity, "Addressing Health Disparities in Adults or Children with Disabilities," have been announced by the Center for Engagement in Disability Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (CEDHARS).