Distinguished faculty


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Distinguished faculty 

UAB faculty are teachers, scholars, researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs who earn the highest honors in their fields, lead professional societies and provide exceptional mentoring and training.


NameYearAchievement
Gary Warner 2014 Named to BankInfoSecurity's list of ‘Top 10 Influencers' in banking information security.
Mike Sloane, Ph.D. 2013 Director, National Collegiate Honors Council
Dan Warner, Ph.D. 2013 Received the 2014 George A. Bartholomew Award for distinguished contributions by a young researcher from The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D. 2013 Conferred mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to primary care physicians.
Haibin Ning, Ph.D. 2013 Professor of the Year Award, American Society for Testing and Materials International
Richard W. Waguespack, M.D. 2013 President, American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery
Karen Meneses, Ph.D 2013 Received the Ada Sue Hinshaw Award from the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research to recognize a prominent senior scientist
John Wittig, Ph.D. 2013 Inducted in Southern Public Relations Federation Hall of Fame.
Mary Beth Bodin 2013 District 7 representative for National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, representing Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georga, Louisiana and Mississippi.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D. 2013 President, Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Susanna Fogger, DNP 2013 Board of directors, International Nurses Society on Addictions
Ashley Hodges, Ph.D. 2013 Board  of directors, Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses
Tonya Perry, Ph.D. 2013 Awarded the Richard W. Halle Award for Outstanding Middle Level Educator by the National Council for Teachers of English
Peter Anderson, D.V.M., Ph.D. 2013 Selected for a Fulbright Specialists project at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan
Sara Day, Ph.D.  2013 Inducted as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Rita Jablonski, Ph.D. 2013 Inducted as fellow of the American Academy of Nursing
Klaus Mönkemüller, M.D., Ph.D. 2013 Selected co-editor of the journal Endoscopy
Martha Dawson, DNP 2013 Director, National Black Nurses Association
Sarah Parcak, Ph.D. 2013 Selected as a National Geographic Society fellow; her research is highlighted in the February 2013 issue of National Geographic
Richard Whitley, M.D. 2013 Selected as the inaugural recipient of the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center’s Distinguished Clinical Research Scholar and Educator in Residence award
Gary Warner 2013 Named chief technologist for Malcovery, an intelligence company specializing in cyber-threat detection.
Maria Shirey, Ph.D. 2013 President, American Board of Nursing Specialties
Etty (Tika) Benveniste, Ph.D 2013 President, American Society of Neurochemistry (2015)
Paul Goepfert, M.D. 2013 Chair, the HIV/AIDS Vaccines  Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
William J. Britt, M.D. 2013 Chair, the Clinical Research and Field Studies of Infectious Diseases Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
Mohammad Athar, Ph.D. 2013 Member, the Molecular Oncogenesis Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
Lalita Shevde-Samant, Ph.D. 2013 Member, the Chemo/Dietary Prevention Study Section, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health
Catherine Danielou, Ph.D. 2013 Awarded the Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Order of Academic Palms)
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D. 2013 Awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section of the Gerontological Society of America
Lisa R. Baker, Ph.D. 2013 Awarded the National Association of Perinatal Social Work Award for Excellence
John F. Amos, O.D. 2013 Inducted into the National Optometry Hall of Fame
Edward E. Partridge, M.D. 2013 Awarded the American Cancer Society’s prestigious 2013 national Humanitarian Award
Anne Alexandrov, Ph.D. 2013 Received the Flame of Excellence Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses for sustained contributions to acute and critical care nursing
Chuck Amsler, Ph.D. 2013 Named a program officer for the National Science Foundation Division of Polar Programs
Jean Ivey, D.S.N. 2013 Selected as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Grace Jepkemboi, Ph.D. 2013 Director, Association for Childhood Education International
Deborah Kirk Walker, D.N.P. 2013 Fulbright Senior Specialist
Vivian Pijuan-Thompson, Ph.D. 2013   President, American Society of Cytotechnology
Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D. 2013   President, American Society of Preventive Oncology
Trygve Tollefsbol, Ph.D., D.O. 2013 Named series editor of Translational Epigenetics, published by Elsevier
Brian Steele, Ph.D. 2013 Finalist, 2013 George Washington Book Prize for his book, “Thomas Jefferson and American Nationhood”
Scott Plutchak 2013 Named a fellow of the Medical Library Association
T. Michael Harrington, M.D. 2013 President, Medical Association of the State of Alabama
Cynthia J. Brown, M.D. 2013 Selected the 2013 recipient of the American Geriatrics Society Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award
Holly Richter, M.D., Ph.D. 2013 President, Society of Gynecologic Surgeons       
Dan Marson, Ph.D., J.D.                  2013 President, National Academy of Neuropsychology
Dean G. Assimos, M.D. 2013 Received the American Urological Association Hugh Hampton Young Award, presented for outstanding contributions to the study of genitourinary tract disease
James Meador-Woodruff, M.D. 2013 Received the 2013 American Psychiatric Association Research Mentorship Award
Lanning B. Kline, M.D. 2013 Director, American Board of Ophthalmology
Julia Gohlke, Ph.D. 2013 Received the 2013 Future Leader Award from the International Life Sciences Institute for her research in the nutrition field.
Kevin A. Roth, M.D., Ph.D. 2013 Named editor-in-chief of The American Journal of Pathology