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.”
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.