Recipients may also have made an outstanding contribution to the Academic Health Center through:
- or public service.
Recipients receive a $5,000 award and are the keynote speaker at the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer reception held in their honor in the fall.
To be eligible for this prestigious annual award, an individual must be a full-time, part-time, or emeritus member with a primary or secondary appointment of the faculty of the Academic Health Center, or a University Professor. Nominations for faculty in the Schools of Dentistry, Health Professions, Medicine, Nursing, Optometry, and Public Health, including Departments of the Joint Health Sciences, are also welcome.
Nominations should include:
- a brief letter of nomination from the person submitting the nomination
- a current curriculum vitae of the nominee
Congratulations to Dr. Stephen Barnes, Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology (Primary), Biochemistry & Molecular Genetics (Secondary), Enviornmental Health Sciences (Secondary). He is the 2012 winner of the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. Dr. Barnes's expertise has led to several hospital and nonacademic appointments, including director, Targeted Metabolomics and Proteomics Laboratory; director, Acute Kidney Disease Center Bioanalytical Core Facility; director, Skin Disease Research Center Proteomics Core; director, Center for Nutrient-Gene Interaction; and associate director, Purdue-UAB Botanicals Center for Age-related Disease. Dr. Barnes has over 35 years of service to the University of Alabama at Birmingham.