Congratulations to Dr. Rachel Sinkey for being named one of five 2023 James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars.

The Heersink School of Medicine, Written by Teresa Hicks, January 25, 2023

2023 Pittman Scholars Announced

Rachel Sinkey, MD

The Heersink School of Medicine is pleased to announce the five faculty members being named the 2023 James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars.

The Pittman Scholars program recognizes the impacts of junior faculty and supports the recruitment and retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists. The program is named for the late James A. Pittman, Jr., M.D., longtime dean of the medical school from 1973 to 1992. Pittman is considered a principal architect of the school for his ability to recruit top scientists and physicians to UAB.

Nominations are conducted by their department chairs based on their astounding research achievements and discoveries.