2020 UAB Faculty Innovator of the Year


  • University of Alabama at Birmingham : Dr, Sixto Leal worked closely with UAB Hospital Labs and private sector biomedical companies to scale up and support the GuideSafeā„¢ Entry Testing program. Free COVID-19 testing was provided to all students in Alabama colleges and universities in advance of the fall semester return to campus. More than 75,000 students were tested, making it the largest-scale higher-education testing initiative in the nation.
  • Award Or Honor For

  • Sixto Leal  Associate Professor