Alarcón receives ACR Distinguished Clinical Investigator AwardGraciela S. Alarcón, M.D., became the first professor from UAB to receive the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award during the group's annual meeting in November. The award honors a clinical scientist who is making outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology. Alarcón is professor emerita of medicine in the UAB School of Medicine.Jones 'epitomizes the true UAB spirit'
Last year, Joy Jones, assistant director of the Career Center in Career and Professional Development services, helped increase the number of nurse-shadowing programs for pre-nursing students. For her work to increase collaboration across campus, Jones has been named Employee of the Month for November.Bivens motivated to help students succeed
Phillip Bivens, financial officer in the Office of the Vice Provost for Administration and Quality Improvement, is Employee of the Month for October.Slovensky honored for literacy legacyDonna Slovensky, Ph.D., has been honored by the American Health Information Management Association for her contributions to the field.Horton keeps residency tours entertainingDentistry’s Mathews named 2013-14 Employee of the Year
The annual award is given to one of the 12 Employee of the Month award winners for the past fiscal year.Kennedy keeps things running smoothly
Teri Kennedy, a program coordinator in the Division of Infectious Disease, is Employee of the Month for August.Lemons honored for lifetime of collaborative workJack Lemons, Ph.D., professor in the School of Dentistry Division of Biomaterials, received the 2014 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award.Nursing's Shirey named NLN fellowMaria R. Shirey, Ph.D., professor and assistant dean for clinical affairs and partnerships in the School of Nursing, has been selected for induction as a Fellow into the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education.