On June 1, Dr. Kathy Monroe assumed the position of division director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine following Dr. Peter Glaeser's retirement. Dr. Monroe is a professor at UAB and has been medical director of Pediatric Emergency Medicine since 2010. She graduated from Walker College, Birmingham Southern College and the UAB School of Medicine. She completed her internship, residency and fellowship at UAB and has been on faculty since 1995. She is well known locally for her leadership and management in clinical operations and nationally for her leadership, mentorship, scholarship and advocacy in injury prevention.