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Julie Decker is 2014-15 Employee of the YearJulie Decker, program manager in the Department of Microbiology, and Employee of the Month for February, will receive the highest non-academic employee award.Walker âgoes the extra mileâ to recruit studentsJazmund Walker, who works closely with students to ensure they are aware of each and every opportunity available here, is UABâs Employee of the Month.New service-learning fellows selectedA yearlong program will provide special training and resources to 11 faculty to enrich and strengthen service-learning opportunities at UAB.Holmes is heart of busy transplant officeIn the middle of a whirlwind of activity, colleagues say Shantay Holmes is a calming presence, and her work ethic, team spirit, compassion and more are the reason she is UABâs Employee of the Month.Johnson moves through the âintersection of everythingâCheryl Johnsonâs work ethic, integrity and positive attitude make her an outstanding leader and a team player in the School of Public Health and UABâs Employee of the Month.Yeatts wears many hats, each with confidenceMegan Yeatts won the hearts and respect of her co-workers in Ophthalmology to become Juneâs Employee of the Month.Banks is a diplomat with a âblack belt in red-tape cuttingâSusan Banks, The Graduate Schoolâs go-to person for all policy and procedure questions, is Employee of the Month.Outmanâs âdeft touchâ brings many different people togetherUABâs meteoric rise in a few decades is attributed to its identity as a collaborative academic research institution, and those who work with Ryan Outman say he is âthe essence of this UAB spiritâ and more than worthy of being UAB's Employee of the Month.Than is AOA Educator of the YearTammy Than, O.D., professor of optometry, was recently named the American Optometric Association's Educator of the Year. She will be recognized at the 2015 meeting June 24. It speaks volumes that she has won the American Optometric Student Association Teaching Award six times.McClintock honored for commitment to outreach
James McClintock, Ph.D., endowed professor of polar and marine biology, received the Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for using his lifetime of work in Antarctica to educate students and the public about the value and excitement of pursuing science on the remote continent.