Chiasera Williams DuggerJanelle Chiasera, CDS Chair; Lamario Williams; Kari Dugger, BMD Program DirectorLamario Williams, an undergraduate student in the UAB School of Health ProfessionsBiomedical Sciences program (BMD), was chosen as a recipient of a 2016 ASAHP Scholarship of Excellence.

Rebecca ShapiroRebecca Shapiro, Genetic Counseling Class of 2017Rebecca Shapiro, UAB Genetic Counseling Class of 2017, traveled 140 miles for her undergraduate degree (Detroit to Kalamazoo) and 718 miles for her graduate degree (Kalamazoo to Birmingham). But to do her summer rotation, she chose to travel more than 11,000 miles. Where did she go? Why did she go? And why is she going again? The answers to that and much more in our latest UAB School of Health Professions student profile.

PA ChildStudents in the UAB School of Health Professions’ Physician Assistant Studies program spent a portion of their summer on a medical mission in Guatemala. The second-year students served more than 700 patients in the rural village Chiquimula. For many of the patients, their encounter with the UAB PA students will be their only healthcare check up this year.

Christophe JacksonChristophe Jackson serving at Firehouse ShelterChristophe Jackson, Ph.D., a student in the UAB School of Health ProfessionsPhysician Assistant Studies program, was selected for the 2016 Scientist Mentoring & Diversity Program for Medical Technology (SMDP MedTech). SMDP MedTech supports its fellows to create and produce a wide-range of products to further the growing number of discoveries and advances in the industry to create medical technology products and health information systems that improve human health and enhance the quality of life for people around the world.