Individually, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and ALS are each devastating, fatal diseases. But all of them together? That’s how the medical profession describes Huntington’s disease. UMMC is offering unique, specialized care and a clinical trials partnership with the University of Alabama-Birmingham to give HD patients new hope.
College students dreaming of medical careers but discouraged by a lack of resources may be candidates for PROMISE, a program to boost those under-represented in medicine. Mid-March is the deadline for applying to this early assurance initiative UMMC officials believe could ultimately encourage some participants to pursue careers in other health care fields as well.
The Medical Center extends its sympathy to the family of a former faculty member in appreciation for the loved one's contributions to the academic health sciences center.
Several interesting events are scheduled for the upcoming weeks at the Medical Center.
Medical Center leadership is proud to announce the following addition to its faculty and leadership staff.