The Department of Family and Community Medicine at UAB has been awarded a $7 million grant from United States Department of Health and Human Services to train additional family medicine physicians to serve in rural and underserved areas of Alabama.
Research funding to the University of Alabama at Birmingham from the National Institutes of Health topped $300 million in 2019, placing UAB 22nd in the list of universities receiving funding from the NIH. Among public universities, UAB ranks ninth.
S. Evan Carstensen, MD has joined Alabama Bone & Joint. After, receiving his undergraduate, magna cum laude with honors, and medical degrees from Wake Forest University, he completed his internship and orthopaedic training at the University of Virginia.
Dr. Cecelia Walker, executive director of chaplaincy and clinical pastoral education for Brookwood Baptist Health, has been elected to the Samford University board of trustees. Samford's 40-member board serves a four year appointment as the governing body for the university.
Chad Cox joined Vulcan Imaging Associates in July.
Drs. Alan Hanley and Elizabeth Carstensen have joined Norwood Clinic.
A study led by the National Institutes of Health, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the University of Pittsburgh will examine how many adults in the United States have been infected by the novel coronavirus but did not know they had it.
Reid Jones has been named chief executive officer of UAB Medicine.
Birmingham-based AirMed International, one of the leading air medical transport companies in the world, has added a medically configured Hawker 800XP aircraft to join two other AirMed owned and operated Hawker jets at the Birmingham International Airport.
Jeffery Lebensburger, DO, director of the UAB hematology section in the Division of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, has been awarded an R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health.
Stephen Gould, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group.
The Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame has named its 2020 inductees, including six individuals from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, including:
General Surgeon Greg Thompson, MD has joined the Cullman Regional Medical Group. A native of Madison, Alabama, he received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences from Auburn University and his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine.
Three physicians have recently joined the medical staff of Grandview Medical Center.
T. Daniel Smith, MD is joining Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center effective August 10.
Anna Melnikoff, MD has joined Birmingham Obstetrics Gynecology and will see patients at the St. Vincent's Birmingham and St. Vincent's Trussville locations for pregnancy confirmations, annual well woman exams, gynecological problem visits and surgery consultations.
Princeton Baptist Medical Center today was named to Newsweek's 2020 list of Best Maternity Care Hospitals.
The American Heart Association has announced new officers to serve on the Southeast Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Serving from Alabama are James Kirklin, MD; Marcella Roberts, Esq; and Andre McShan, MD.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) announced the 2020 winners of the MAP Award for High Performance in Revenue Cycle.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Jefferson County Commission, in conjunction with NHS Management, will establish a special 25-bed unit to treat patients from nursing home facilities who have COVID-19.
Elissa Charbonneau, DO, MS, who serves as Chief Medical Officer for Encompass Health, has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of this year's 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives.
Zach Abercrombie has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Shelby Baptist Medical Center with additional responsibility for Citizens Baptist Medical Center.
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