Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Leon is a Professor of Medicine in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. He is also the UAB School of Medicine Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. Dr. Leon began his medical training at Baylor College of Medicine, where he earned his MD. Following this training, Dr. Leon completed his internship, residency, and pulmonary & critical care fellowship at UAB, where he was chief fellow. Dr. Leon soon became a division faculty member, beginning work as an instructor in 2002.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2018 Implementation of a successful eradication protocol for Burkholderia Cepacia complex in cystic fibrosis patients 2018
    2015 Left atrial mural endocarditis secondary to mitral valve jet lesion 2015
    2015 Lung injury and the cin-namon challenge: college students should beware this Internet dare 2015
    2014 Interprofessional simulation training improves knowledge and teamwork in nursing and medical students during internal medicine clerkship 2014
    2013 Educating the adolescent and young adult with cystic fibrosis about their reproductive risks and options 2013
    2012 Fatal burkholderia gladioli infection misidentified as empedobacter brevis in a lung transplant recipient with cystic fibrosis 2012
    2012 Extensive surgical and comprehensive postoperative medical management for cystic fibrosis chronic rhinosinusitis 2012
    2011 Salvaging the dehisced lung transplant bronchial anastomosis with homograft aorta 2011
    2008 Bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome and survival following lung transplantation for patients with sarcoidosis 2008
    2008 Genetic and reproductive knowledge among adolescents and adults with cystic fibrosis 2008
    2006 Microbiology, safety, and pharmacokinetics of aztreonam lysinate for inhalation in patients with cystic fibrosis 2006
    2005 Multi-organ transplantation: Is there a protective effect against acute and chronic rejection? 2005
    2005 The intensive care unit oxygen challenge should not be used for donor lung function decision-making 2005
    2005 Sternal approximation for bilateral anterolateral transsternal thoracotomy for lung transplantation 2005

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Leon is currently involved in research for cystic fibrosis therapeutic and development centers, as well as lung transplant.
  • Teaching Activities

  • 06-402E - STEP 1 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 06-402E - STEP 1 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 06-402E - STEP 1 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 29-299 - CASE-BASED CLINICAL ANALYSIS (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • 28-452 - PULMONARY CONSULT (Fall Term 2018) 2018 - 2019
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • 06-402E - EXTENDED STEP 1 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • 06-402E - EXTENDED STEP 1 INDEPENDENT STUDY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • STP299AA - ECG WORKSHOP (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • 28-525 - PROCEDURE TEAM EXPERIENCE (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • STP2249 - LIGHTS, CAMERA, MEDICAL EDUCATION (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 17-101 - PUBLIC HEALTH INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-458 - PREPARATION FOR RESIDENCY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-458 - PREPARATION FOR RESIDENCY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • OBHS151 - System 4 Respiratory (Summer Term 2011) 2011
  • STP1099W - INTERNATIONAL SPECIAL TOPIC EXPERIENCE (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • 28-458 - PREPARATION FOR RESIDENCY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • OBHS151 - System 5 Respiratory (Summer Term 2010) 2010
  • 10-458 - PREPARATION FOR INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2009) 2009
  • PCL1165R - PULMONARY REMEDIAL (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • 10-458 - PREPARATION FOR INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PCL1165 - PULMONARY (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • 10-458 - PREPARATION FOR INTERNSHIP AND RESIDENCY TRAINING (Spring Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Kevin Leon