The conference will feature world-class researchers from UAB and around the nation in fields such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and ALS.
Roberson joined the UAB faculty in 2008.
The professorship will promote research and education in neurology with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.
The program features presentations from UAB faculty in epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, chronic pain and stroke.
Candace L. Floyd, Ph.D., will hold an endowed chair in the Spain Rehabilitation Center.