The Checkup

Dr. Vickers talks to Kecia Thomas, Ph.D., dean of UAB College of Arts and Sciences, about her new role as dean, the importance of Black role models in STEM industries, disparities, and the lack of access to resources, and the psychology of workplace diversity.

What is The Checkup?

Step into UAB's thriving academic medical center and learn about the programs and concepts that make UAB Heersink School of Medicine unique. In each episode, Heersink leadership hosts candid conversations with the people who are powering science and medicine at UAB, in Birmingham, and around the globe.