Director of Academic Technology and Relationship Management for the Information Technology area.
Focuses on building collaborative relationships across campus that keep IT in sync with the needs of the University and guide adoption of effective technology in support of the University’s mission.
Has a Business/Marketing degree from UAB and 25+ years of multi-industry IT management and leadership experience (higher education, banking, and retailing).
Current areas of focus at UAB include Academic Technology (Instructional and Classroom), Customer Relationships (Help Desk, IT Website, Business Relationship Mgmt.), and Vendor Relationships (Contracts/Licensing/Vendor Mgmt.).
Serves as co-Executive Sponsor to the Advisory Council to the Center for Teaching and Learning
Serves as chair of the Learning Resources Team for UAB's SACS Reaffirmation effort.
Serves as a member of the Advisory Council to eLearning and Professional Studies, the UAB Online Strategic Planning Steering Committee, and the Disability Support Services Technology Committee.
He also holds an Alabama Real Estate license (inactive) and is a local coordinator for American Red Cross blood drives.
Three personal values guide David’s decisions and interactions - integrity, inclusiveness, and doing the right thing.
Molly’s personal vision statement: Creating opportunities by making connections.
Associate Professor and Department Chair for Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods, Collat School of Business.
Active researcher investigating the intersection of digital and social networks, open innovation and social network analysis.
Focuses on building collaborative academic, research and commercialization relationships across campus in support of the University’s mission.
Has a combined Business/Academic background with 15+ years in industry leadership experience (High-technology industry start-ups and production &, operations management).
Current areas of focus at UAB include: PI for Invention to Innovation program, Executive Committee member for the CCTS, Strategic Planning Support for Academic Units and Research Centers, Actively involved in the Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Steering Committee for the Center for Healthy Aging, Steering Committee for the Center on Sustainability, co-director for the MS in Computer Forensics and Security Management program.
Serves as Faculty Sponsor for the Collat School of Business IS Advisory Council.
She is currently Chief Technology Officer for inDegree, winner of the 2012 Alabama Launchpad Business Plan Award.
Executive Director for Retention Initiatives and Academic Engagement
Her research focus is college retention and her dissertation title is, “Background or experience: Using logistic regression to predict college retention”.
Tracee worked as a teacher in Phenix City, Alabama and later earned tenure in the Shelby County School system implementing inclusion services for students with disabilities and delivering professional development sessions for fellow teachers.
Tracee accepted an assistantship in the School of Education in the Center for Educational Accountability in 2001 where she was a trainer on a Federal Department of Education grant tasked with teaching faculty to integrate technology into instruction and a project manager for a Teacher Quality grant developing modules for new educators on the Alabama teacher evaluation system.
Later, she worked in Regions Financial Corporation’s Instructional Design department where she persisted through two large mergers and was promoted to Instructional Design team lead for Human Resources developing the performance management system training program for Regions' 27,000 employees.
Tracee returned to UAB in the Provost office as a project analyst in 2007 and helped lead technology improvements in student services and the campus classroom renovation team.
She completed her PhD in Educational Leadership and recently presented her research findings at the National Symposium for College Retention.
Full professor in the department of Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology.
Associate Dean for Postdoctoral Education.
Under her leadership, UAB has ranked in the top 10 academic institutions of the ‘Best Places to Work for Postdocs’ since 2010 according to survey rankings published by The Scientist; in 2013, UAB ranked first among all universities nationwide.
Published over 100 manuscripts, abstracts and reviews in the areas of asthma, cystic fibrosis, and immunology.
Her laboratory was the first to demonstrate the effects of aerobic exercise on cellular and molecular responses in a mouse model of allergic asthma.
Has mentored graduate students and postdoctoral and clinical fellows and is preceptor on five UAB NIH-funded training grants.
Served as the Director of the Cellular and Molecular Physiology Graduate Program from 1998 to 2007.