98 UAB faculty members received promotions, and 39 were awarded tenure.

Name Department Promotion and/or Tenure Award
College of Arts and Sciences
Eugenia Kharlampieva, Ph.D. Chemistry Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Aaron Lucius, Ph.D. Chemistry Promotion to Professor
Joe March, Ph.D. Chemistry Promotion to Professor
Pengfei Wang, Ph.D. Chemistry Promotion to Professor
Purushothan Bangalore, Ph.D. Computer and Information Sciences Promotion to Professor
Chengcui Zhang, Ph.D. Computer and Information Sciences Promotion to Professor
Nevbahar Ertas, Ph.D. Government Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Akhlaque Haque, Ph.D. Government Promotion to Professor
Walter Ward, Ph.D. History Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Paul Jung, Ph.D. Mathematics Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Carmeliza Navasca, Ph.D. Mathematics Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Won Cho, D.M.A. Music Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Vladimir Fedorov, Ph.D. Physics Promotion to Associate Professor
Sylvie Mrug, Ph.D. Psychology Promotion to Professor
Laura Stoppelbein, Ph.D. Psychology Promotion to Professor
Christopher Biga, Ph.D. Sociology Promotion to Associate Professor
Cliff Simon, M.F.A. Theatre Promotion to Professor
School of Business
Scott Boyar, Ph.D. Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods Promotion to Professor
School of Dentistry
Dobrawa Napierala, Ph.D. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Ping Zhang, D.D.S. Pediatric Dentistry Promotion to Associate Professor
Jeff Hill, D.M.D. Restorative Sciences Promotion to Professor
Keith Kinderknecht, D.M.D. Restorative Sciences Award of Tenure
Daniel Givan, D.M.D. Restorative Sciences Promotion to Professor
School of Education
James Ernest, Ph.D. Curriculum and Instruction Promotion to Professor
Kristi Menear, Ph.D. Human Studies Promotion to Professor
School of Engineering
Christopher Waldron, Ph.D. Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering Promotion to Associate Professor
David Green, M.S.E.E. Electrical and Computer Engineering Promotion to Instructional Professor
School of Health Professions
Larry Hearld, Ph.D. Health Services Administration Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Amy Landry, Ph.D. Health Services Administration Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
John Lowman, Ph.D. Physical Therapy Promotion to Associate Professor
School of Medicine
Jack Crawford, M.D., Ph.D. Anesthesiology Promotion to Associate Professor
David Miller, M.D. Anesthesiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Jeffrey Simmons, M.D. Anesthesiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Matthew Townsley, M.D. Anesthesiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Ahmed Zaky, M.D. Anesthesiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Andrew Edwards, M.D. Emergency Medicine Promotion to Professor
Todd Peterson, M.D. Emergency Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Dag Shapshak, M.D. Emergency Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Ross Vander Noot, M.D. Emergency Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Todd Brown, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Pohoey Fan, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Professor
Steven Lloyd, M.D., Ph.D. Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Professor
Salpy Pamboukian, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Professor
Jose Tallaj, M.D. Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Professor
Martin Young, D.Phil Cardiovascular Medicine Promotion to Professor and Award of Tenure
Peter Mannon, M.D. Gastroenterology Award of Tenure
Omar Massoud, M.D., Ph.D. Gastroenterology Promotion to Associate Professor
Ruizhong Shen, Ph.D. Gastroenterology Promotion to Associate Professor
Katherine Romp, M.D. General Internal Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Virginia Bradley, Ph.D. Gerontology Promotion to Professor
Heather Herrington, M.D. Gerontology Award of Tenure
Maria Danila, M.D. Immunology & Rheumatology Promotion to Associate Professor
Angelo Gaffo, M.D. Immunology & Rheumatology Promotion to Associate Professor
Sonya Heath, M.D. Infectious Diseases Award of Tenure
Michael Mugavero, M.D. Infectious Diseases Promotion to Professor
Andrea Cherrington, M.D. Preventive Medicine Award of Tenure
Raegan Durant, M.D. Preventive Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Yufeng Li, Ph.D. Preventive Medicine Promotion to Professor
Robert Oster, Ph.D. Preventive Medicine Promotion to Professor
Barney Joseph, M.D. Pulmonary Medicine Award of Tenure
Yong Zhou, Ph.D. Pulmonary Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Martina Bebin, M.D., MPA Neurology Award of Tenure
Victor Sung, M.D. Neurology Promotion to Associate Professor
Talene Yacoubian, M.D., Ph.D. Neurology Award of Tenure
Patrick Pritchard, M.D. Neurosurgery Award of Tenure
Nefertiti Durant, M.D., MPH Pediatrics- Adolescent Medicine Award of Tenure
Waldemar Carlo, M.D. Pediatrics- Cardiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Michele Kong, M.D. Pediatrics- Critical Care Promotion to Associate Professor
Laurie Marzullo, M.D. Pediatrics- Emergency Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Melissa Peters, M.D. Pediatrics- Emergency Medicine Promotion to Associate Professor
Jeanine Maclin, M.D., MPH Pediatrics- Gastroenterology Promotion to Associate Professor
Jeffrey Lebensburger, DO, MPH Pediatrics- Hematology & Oncology Promotion to Associate Professor
Avi Madan- Swain, Ph.D. Pediatrics- Hematology & Oncology Promotion to Professor
Shannon Ross, M.D., MSPH Pediatrics- Infectious Diseases Award of Tenure
Daniel Feig M.D., Ph.D. Pediatrics- Nephrology Award of Tenure
Pongkiat Kankirawatana, M.D. Pediatrics- Neurology Promotion to Professor
Robert Brunner, M.D. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Promotion to Professor
Keneshia Kirksey, M.D. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Promotion to Associate Professor
Karen Gamble, Ph.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Vinita Yalamanchili, M.D. Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Jennifer De Los Santos, M.D. Radiation Oncology Promotion to Professor
Rojymon Jacob, M.D. Radiation Oncology Promotion to Associate Professor
Christopher Willey M.D., Ph.D. Radiation Oncology Award of Tenure
Shih-Hsin Yang, M.D., Ph.D. Radiation Oncology Award of Tenure
Sushil Sonavane, M.D. Radiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Nina Terry, M.D., JD Radiology Promotion to Associate Professor
Edgar Underwood, M.D. Radiology Award of Tenure
Bradford Woodworth, M.D. Surgery- Otolaryngology Promotion to Professor
James Mobley, Ph.D. Surgery- Chair Office Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Joshua Richman, M.D., Ph.D. Surgery- Gastrointestinal Surgery Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Jamie Cannon, M.D. Surgery- Gastrointestinal Surgery Promotion to Associate Professor
Thomas Wang, M.D., Ph.D. Surgery- General Surgery-Oncology Promotion to Professor and Award of Tenure
Shawn Gilbert, M.D. Surgery- Orthopaedic Promotion to Professor
Joseph Khoury, M.D. Surgery- Orthopaedic Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Brent Ponce, M.D. Surgery- Orthopaedic Award of Tenure
Tracey Wilson, M.D. Urology Promotion to Associate Professor
Parekha Yedla, M.D. Huntsville Medical Programs Promotion to Associate Professor
School of Nursing
David Vance, Ph.D. Acute, Chronic, and Continuing Care Promotion to Professor
Deborah Walker, D.N.P. Acute, Chroni, and Continuing Care Promotion to Associate Professor
Gwendolyn Childs, Ph.D. Family, Community, and Health Systems Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Patricia Speck, D.N.Sc Family, Community, and Health Systems Promotion to Professor
Comfort Enah, Ph.D. Family, Community, and Health Systems Promotion to Associate Professor
Jennan Phillips, Ph.D. Family, Community, and Health Systems Promotion to Associate Professor
School of Optometry
Lawrence Sincich, Ph.D. Vision Sciences Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Melanie Sivley, O.D. Optometry Promotion to Associate Professor
Katherine Weise, O.D. Optometry Promotion to Professor
Timothy Kraft Ph.D. Vision Sciences Promotion to Professor
School of Public Health
Timothy Beasley, Ph.D. Biostatistics Promotion to Professor
Degui Zhi, Ph.D. Biostatistics Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Peter Hendricks, Ph.D. Health Behavior Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Janet Turan, Ph.D. Health Care Organization and Policy Promotion to Professor
Lisa McCormick, Dr.P.H. Health Care Organization and Policy Promotion to Associate Professor
Schools of Medicine and Dentistry - Joint Health Sciences
William Brooks, Ph.D. Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Jianbo Wang, Ph.D. Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Farah Lubin, Ph.D. Neurobiology Promotion to Associate Professor and Award of Tenure
Vladimir Parpura, M.D., Ph.D. Neurobiology Promotion to Professor
W. Anne Theibert, Ph.D. Neurobiology Promotion to Professor
Stephen Aller, Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology Promotion to Associate Professor

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