WickDr. Timothy Wick, Biomedical Engineering Professor, Chair and Graduate Program Director, was named a recipient of the 2011 Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship. Wick was one of 20 professors from 17 departments at UAB to be selected for the honor.The award, now in its fifth year, recognizes exceptional faculty mentorship and demonstrates that UAB is a university that values the commitment to excellence in mentorship that is exhibited by its faculty, says Bryan Noe, Ph.D., dean of The Graduate School.

“This award recognizes faculty who have been outstanding mentors, advisors and role models to the students and trainees with whom they have worked,” Noe says. “We are particularly pleased to see that faculty from different disciplines and departments across campus were nominated for their dedication to assisting students, postdoctoral fellows and other trainees to realize their career goals.”