On January 25th, 2011 Lee Ascherman, M.D. received the 2011 UAB President’s Diversity Award for a Faculty Member from President Garrison at the annual Diversity Banquet. Dr. Ascherman received this honor for his tireless efforts to promote diversity in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and throughout the entire department, and his exemplary track record of recruiting, training, and retaining one of the most ethnically and racially diverse groups in the entire university.

Dr. Ascherman is the Director of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The department is proud of this well-deserved recognition of not only Dr. Ascherman, but the entire division, for his and their work to make UAB a richer place to work, train, and serve our community. Congratulations to Dr. Ascherman on this wonderful award!