Klaus Mönkemüller, M.D., Ph.D., FASGE, has been elected co-chair of the International Committee of the American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.
Jane Schwebke, M.D., has been honored for high achievement in research and prevention by the American Sexually Transmitted Diseases Association.
A paper authored by Michael DeVivo, Dr.PH., director emeritus of the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, was the most-cited paper published in Spinal Cord in 2012.
Surjith Vattoth, M.D., assistant professor of radiology received the annual Radiological Society of North America Honored Educator Award.
Barbie Randall, an administrative associate and clinical coordinator in the Division of Nephrology,was named UAB's Employee of the Month for July 2013. 
Etty (Tika) Benveniste, Ph.D., chair of the Department of Cell, Integrative and Developmental Biology, has been elected president of the American Society of Neurochemistry, with term running through 2015.
Louise Chow, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics and senior scientist at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, was elected a foreign associate of the National Academy of Sciences for excellence in original scientific research.
Kristin Ford, a neuroscience student at UAB, has been awarded a Summer Student Fellowship from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
Robin Lorenz, M.D., Ph.D., assistant dean for Physician-Scientist Education at the UAB School of Medicine, was recently named president of the Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists.