UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Magazine Winter 2018 2018 Volume XXXIII Number 3 - Page 4

By BEENA THANNICK AL HE’S HERE & HAS BIG PLANS DR. MICHAEL J. BIRRER, M.D., PH.D. In August 2017, Dr. Michael J. Birrer took over the reins as director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center. He comes to UAB from Harvard Medical School where he was a Professor of Medicine and the director of Gynecologic Medical Oncology and the Gynecological Oncology Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. 2 U A B C O M P R E H E N S I V E C A N C E R C E N T E R