Cynthia S. Calhoun has been selected as the Department of Medicine CyndiCalhounEmployee of the Month for October 2013!   She was notified this week by Jason Daniel, DOM Executive Administrator.   Cyndi is an Administrative Associate in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.  

Cyndi serves as the division’s fellowship program coordinator and has been in the division for all of her 29 years of UAB service.  A friendly and caring nature, partnered with the utmost professionalism and dedication to work is Cyndi’s trademark.    She goes out of her way to make sure tasks are completed on time, often well beyond the “call of duty”.  She is extremely supportive of other staff members and sensitive to their needs and time constraints.   Whether going through personal trials, dealing with difficult people, or during particularly busy times of the year, Cyndi remains positive, collected, and keeps a smile on her face. She is amazing and a role model to us all. 

Please join us in congratulating Cyndi for being selected as Department of Medicine Employee of the Month for October 2013!   The Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine will host a reception in her honor on Thursday, October 31st, at 3:00pm in THT 428.  

Think of outstanding employees you know in the Department of Medicine and nominate them for DOM Employee of the Month!   Please send nominations to the Employee of the Month Committee, BDB 420.  See  for the nomination form and further information. 

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