Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for shingles, but new research at UAB indicates that biologics – the newest RA medications – don’t worsen that risk.
Perkins earned on of the first degrees conferred in respiratory therapy at UAB.
McCraney was the inaugural program manager for the master of engineering graduate track in the School of Engineering.
Among the scholarships are one created by Dean Rod Nowakowski, O.D., and Debi Nowakowski, Ph.D.
The scholarships will be named in honor of Virginia Bonds Black and Seth Houston McCoin, Jr., and Elizabeth Morgan McCoin.
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.