The Harrold McDermott Professional Development Award: Update from Seth Landefeld

Tuesday, April 9 2013

We have established the Harrold McDermott Professional Development Award to honor his memory and recognize the leadership he valued and demonstrated.     harrold mcdermott pic

The McDermott Award will recognize full-time DOM staff who have demonstrated exceptional performance and possess the attributes for with Harrold is remembered, including integrity, tenacity, collaboration, and a commitment to developing personal excellence.  The McDermott Award will support DOM staff members who seek to develop themselves professionally by attending trainings, meetings, or conferences and/or pursuing professional credentials.

You can join me in contributing to the Endowed Award Fund online, or by check or payroll deduction.   You can print a gift/pledge form or Payroll Deduction form and return completed forms to Meredith Husnik, Development Coordinator, BDB 420G (outside Dr. Landefeld’s office).  

Employee of the Month

Becky Wallace has been selected as the Department of Medicine Employee of BeckyWallacethe Month for March 2015!     Becky is an Administrative Associate in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.  She was notified by Jason Daniel, DOM Executive Administrator and Megann Cain, Senior Director of Development and Strategic Planning/DOM Chief of Staff. Read more...

Research Spotlight

Kirk Habegger, PhDKirk Habegger, PhD

Dr. Kirk M. Habegger is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism. He obtained his Ph.D. in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006. He conducted his postdoctoral training under the mentorship of Drs. Matthias Tschoep and Randy Seeley at the Metabolic Diseases Institute of the University of Cincinnati from 2009 to 2013. He was promoted to the faculty at UC in the Department of Medicine, before leaving to start his group at UAB.

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