Pernell Brandi 2019WEBAna Xavier, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been selected as the vice chair for the Pediatric Aggressive Mature B-Cell Lymphomas Panel for the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Guidelines.

Stalvey Michael FORWEB1Michael Stalvey, M.D., associate professor in the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology & Diabetes, has been selected to serve on the Executive Committee to plan ResearchCon 2022.

HESSelmaWEBThe Health Equity Scholars and program directors Last week, the UAB Pediatrics Health Equity Scholars spent three days participating in an immersive experience to explore the historical context of health disparities and inequities within Alabama. The group traveled throughout the Black Belt of Alabama, visiting places pivotal to the Civil Rights Movement and areas battling current health disparities and inequities.

Ilonze Chibuzo 2021 WEBChibuzo Ilonze, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, won the 2021 Alabama State Chess Championship in the Premier Section. 

MiniMedicalSchoolDirectorsL to R: Shaundra Blakemore and Brian SimsShaundra Blakemore, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, and Brian Sims, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Division of Neonatology, will serve as co-directors of the new UAB Pediatrics Mini-Medical School. Support for this program has come from the Wally Carlo family.

Gentle Sam 2019WEBThe AAP/VON Scholar Awards are awarded every year to five fellows and early career neonatologists by the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Neonatal Perinatal Medicine (SoNPM). 

Kong Michele WEBMichele Kong, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care, has been named one of the Birmingham Business Journal (BBJ) Women to Watch 2021

Cron Randy 2020 WEBRandy Cron, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology, received the 2021 James T. Cassidy Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) Section on Rheumatology. 

Shukla Vivek 2021WEBVivek Shukla, M.D., assistant professor in the Division of Neonatology, received the Mead Johnson Nutrition Early Career Speaker Award at the Perinatal Research Society Annual Meeting. Dr. Shukla was honored for his presentation titled, “Advanced Machine Learning Based Prediction of Perinatal Outcomes.”

Kimberin David 2019WEBDavid Kimberlin, M.D., professor in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, was awarded the 2021 Wallace Alexander Clyde Distinguished Service Award from the Alabama Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.