1-AFSP-Walk-2010The UAB Department of Psychiatry participated in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Out of the Darkness Walk for the 3rd year in a row at Heardmont Park on November 7th. This year’s walk raised over $120,000 and looks to be the 2nd largest walk in the nation, behind Chicago, for number of participants. Over 1,300 people participated in the walk.

White-Green-LaTamiaUAB Magazine discusses Autism in an article by Laura Freeman.  The article features UAB Psychiatry faculty member, Dr. Latamia White-Green, who talks about the development disorder and the work she does at the UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics where she is the medical director.  To read the full article, click on the link below.

Answers for Autism: New Insights Into a Devastating Disease

Gamble-KarenRecently, UAB Magazine featured several doctors at UAB that focus on researching the body’s internal clock, also known as the circadian rhythm.  The article, Timing is Everything by Tyler Greer, can be found by clicking the link below.

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Rhea-EveEve Rhea, Director of Development, will be honored on August 28th at the Birmingham Urban League’s Inaugural Awards Gala, I am Empowered: Young Professionals Changing the Birmingham Community. Eve will receive the inaugural “Education and Youth Empowerment Award” for her volunteer service with Better Basics and the Birmingham City School system. Better Basics is a non-profit agency with a mission to make a positive difference in the lives of children and their families by advancing literacy through enrichment and intervention programs. Please join us in congratulating Eve on this award!

J-Feldman-202x300Recently, NAMI Alabama gave Dr. Jacqueline Feldman “The Rogene Parris Family Member of the Year Award” in recognition of service to people with mental illness in Alabama.  Dr. Feldman sits on the Board of Directors for NAMI Alabama, she is also the Director for the Division of Public Psychiatry in the UAB Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology, and the Patrick H. Linton Professor.  This deserving award is a reflection of the hard work and dedication she has to the public psychiatry community in the state of Alabama.  Her leadership in this area of psychiatry is a great example to her peers and families that work closely with patients afflicted with a psychiatric illness.  The UAB Department of Psychiatry is proud of Dr. Feldman for the work she does to help so many people throughout Alabama.  Join us in congratulating her on this well deserved award.