Larry Dixon recently received the William Henry Sanders Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama for his continued dedication to the health of the residents of Alabama.
Shelby Baptist Medical Center recently performed its first Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, a a minimally invasive approach that accesses difficult-to-reach areas of the lung, aiding in the diagnosis of lung disease and leading to earlier, personalized treatment, potentially saving lives.
Nena Sanders, vice provost of Samford University's College of Health Sciences and professor of Ida Moffett School of Nursing, and Michael Hogue, professor and associate dean of the Center for Faith and Health, have been named to the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame.
The American Heart Association has honored Birmingham business leader Marcella Roberts with the Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Award for her work with underserved populations.
Adam Finck, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS and Andrew Kupper PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS of Champion Sports Medicine have earning the designation as board-certified sports clinical specialists (SCS).
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded Samford University's Ida Moffett School of Nursing a $2.1 million grant to help make graduate nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses committed to careers in nursing education.
Jay Pennisson has been named group chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Health and chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.
Laura Kezar, MD, who is a professor and associate dean for students at UAB School of Medicine, is now also serving as the Physiatrist for the Aspire Physical Recovery Center at Cahaba where she is doing rounds twice a week.
DCH Health System hospitals are among the first in Alabama to use a new infant safety system that digitally scans a baby's footprints after birth.
September is National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month
U.S. News & World Report has named DCH Regional Medical Center a High Performing Hospital in the areas of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.
Daniel Listi has been named chief executive officer of Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Listi joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System having recently served as Group chief operating officer of Tenet Health's El Paso/Rio Grande Valley and COO of Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingten, Texas.
Jason L. Clemons, MD has joined St. Vincent's Primary Care. He will practice family medicine at the Morgan Road location in Bessemer.
Children's of Alabama was recognized by NRC Health with a 2018 Excellence Award at the 24th Annual NRC Health Symposium in San Diego.
Carrie Black Huner, MD and Kimberly Beasley Cornelison, CRNP have joined St. Vincent's Primary Care, seeing patients at the Patchwork Farms location in Vestavia Hills.
Harrison Irons, MD has joined Alabama Pain Physicians.
Many hospitalized patients, especially older adults, are at risk of developing delirium, a risk that is increased by the presence of cognitive, functional, visual or hearing impairment or depression.
Frank Thomas has been named chief executive officer of Citizens Baptist Medical Center. He most recently served as Interim CEO and Chief Operating Officer at Shelby Baptist Medical Center.
UAB has named Eva Lewis as vice provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Academic Planning following a national search.
Michael Minor has been named executive director for the Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System, or BREMSS, replacing the retiring Joe Acker. Minor, trained as a paramedic, has been associated with BREMSS since 1993.
The Association for University Programs in Health Administration (AUPHA) named Samford University's Department of Healthcare Administration in the School of Public Health the 2018 New Program of the Year.
John L. Parks, MD has joined Birmingham Heart Clinic from the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.
Michael Bartell, MPH, FACHE, has been appointed as chief executive officer of Encompass Health Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital, formerly known as HealthSouth Lakeshore Rehabilitation Hospital.
The Alabama Hospital Association recently recognized several Birmingham-area hospital leaders.
Several new physicians have joined the Grandview Medical Center medical staff.
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