Kayla Gibson

Kayla Gibson

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Global health partners from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) participated in the Global Health Consortium Symposium hosted by the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. This event served as a platform for students from collaborating universities to convene in Manipal, India, where they engaged in comprehensive learning experiences focused on health system mapping supported by faculty.
The spring 2024 Endowed Chairs and Professorships Reception honored the distinguished faculty members of the Heersink School of Medicine for their outstanding impact on contemporary medicine and medical education. Anupam Agarwal, M.D., the dean of the Heersink School of Medicine, extended a warm welcome to the honorees, their families, and other leaders from the school. The gathering took place at the Wallace Tumor Institute on April 17. 

The second annual Montgomery Health Policy Meeting was held on Thursday, April 4, 2024. Sponsored by UAB Heersink School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Medical Campus and the Kennamer family, the event aims to bring together prominent members of government, public health and policy, and medicine to highlight urgent issues affecting the people of Alabama.

The Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation held a Grand Rounds presentation with speaker Christy Harris Lemak, PhD., Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the School of Health Professions at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, on Tuesday, April 2. 

This month, during Women’s History Month, the Office for Diversity and Inclusion honors Jean Cowsert, M.D., a physician who once graced the halls as a University of Alabama at Birmingham student.
S.M. Qasim Hussaini, M.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology and health systems researcher at the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the latest winner of the Heersink School of Medicine’s Featured Discovery. This honor acknowledges and celebrates the important research made by Heersink’s faculty members.