The professorship was made possible by a gift from the United Therapeutics Corporation.
Michael Warren is president and CEO of Children's of Alabama.
The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.
Prince earned his doctorate at UAB.
Jolly served as the director of Freshman English and Developmental Studies for more than 30 years.
Brouwer previously served as chair of the department and dean of the School of Arts and Humanities.
Michalek also earned her doctorate at UAB.
Safford is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education.
Straughn first joined UAB in 2000.
Bourge was the inaugural holder of the former professorship.
She was presented the award during the 62nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology in San Francisco, Calif., in March.
Emfinger will discuss “Family Acceptance and Mental Health Outcome for LGBTQ Youth.”
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
In an engineering feat, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center installs a cyclotron unique to academic medical settings.
Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.
Granger is an associate professor in the Respiratory Therapy program in the School of Health Professions.
Goodin, director of the UAB Biobehavioral Pain Research Lab, is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in pain-related behavioral medicine.
Pijuan-Thompson is the director and associate professor of the cytology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences
Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents.