The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed several faculty to emeriti positions during its Feb 3 meeting. Christie Brouillette, Ph.D., research professor emerita, chemistry; Lindy Harrell, M.D., Ph.D., professor emerita, neurology; Raymond Ideker, M.D., Ph.D., professor emeritus, cardiovascular disease; Donald Twieg, Ph.D., professor emeritus, biomedical engineering, Steven Haeberle, Ph.D., associate professor emeritus in government, and Ollie Powers, associate professor emeritus of business.

Twieg joined the UAB faculty in 1990 and developed algorithms that improved the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging.