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- The Nile Project to be in residence at UAB’s Alys Stephens Center in 2015
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- Captain America: The Winter Soldier
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Health Scope: Medical News Briefs
Skibola appointed inaugural holder of endowed chair in Cancer Oncology
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Christine Skibola, Ph.D., as the inaugural holder of the Caldwell Marks Endowed Chair in Cancer Oncology in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center during its meeting Nov. 8. Skibola was recruited to UAB in 2012 as professor of Epidemiology. She has published more than 66 peer-reviewed articles and four book chapters.
Jones appointed to endowed chair in Primary Care Medicine
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved naming Gorman Robinson Jones, III, M.D., FACP, as the holder of the Eleanor E. Kidd Endowed Chair in Primary Care Medicine in the UAB School of Medicine during its meeting Nov. 8. Jones first taught accounting at UAB and earned his medical degree while teaching. He completed his residency at UAB and received the Ben Friedman Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Resident.
Dwivedi named inaugural holder of endowed chair in Psychiatry
The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Yogesh Dwivedi, Ph.D., the inaugural holder of the Elesabeth Ridgely Shook Endowed Chair in the UAB Department of Psychiatry during its meeting Nov. 8. Dwivedi was recruited to UAB in August as professor and director of the UAB Mood Disorders Program in the School of Medicine from the University of Illinois–Chicago. He is internationally known for his contributions to the understanding of mood disorders, stress-related pathology and suicidal behavior and has been a leader in the areas of basic and clinical neuroscience.