Dr. Ed Partridge honored by UAB

Published 7:11 pm Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Edward E. Partridge, M.D., UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center director and professor of medicine, is the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award, the UAB Academic Health Center’s most prestigious faculty award.

Partridge, formerly of Demopolis, delivered an address, “Civil War, Civil Rights and the New Moral Imperative: Leadership of a Different Color” during a special dinner in his honor Wednesday, Dec. 8, in the Grand Ballroom of The Club in Birmingham.

Partridge, a professor of obstetrics and gynecology and the Evalina B. Spencer Endowed Chair in Oncology, also is president of the American Cancer Society National Board of Directors and chair of the Cervical Cancer Screening Guidelines Committee of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

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He was named Birmingham Business Journal’s 2009 Health Care Heroes Physician Provider for his outstanding efforts in the fight against cancer.