Michael Allon, M.D., professor in the Division of Nephrology, was recently named the recipient of the Gerald Beathard Award by the American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology.
Heidi Umphrey, M.D., M.S., recently received the AUR GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship Award.
Erik Roberson, M.D., Ph.D., and Andrew West, Ph.D., have been named co-directors of the Center for Neurodegeneration and Experimental Therapeutics.
Aimed at increasing awareness of the educational, economic and artistic benefits of the ASO to the medical community, Doctors for the ASO is one of two distinct professional giving societies of the Symphony.
Get it while it's hot! The 2014 UAB Annual Employee Chili Cook-off is Thursday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
The UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center is requesting applications for two research funding opportunities and calling for abstracts for an upcoming research symposium.
Discount tickets are still available for Thursday's 6:30 p.m. game against Rice.

Richard W. Waguespack, M.D., clinical professor of surgery in the Division of Otolaryngology, is the new president of the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery and its foundation.