Norton, Oh named professors emeritus

Oh Norton sizedThe University of Alabama System Board of Trustees named two professors emeritus during its meeting Feb. 7.

Thomas Tolles Norton, Ph.D., professor emeritus in the School of Optometry Department of Vision Sciences, joined the UAB faculty in 1978 and has received honors including the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and the UAB Chapter of the American Optometric Student Association Basic Science Teaching Award.

Shin J. Oh, M.D., professor emeritus of the Department of Neurology, joined the UAB faculty in 1970 and was named Distinguished Professor in the UAB School of Medicine Department of Neurology in 2007. He served as founding medical director of the Division of Neuromuscular Disease and Clinical Neurophysiology, founding director of the Muscle and Nerve Histopatholoy Lab, founding director of the EMG Laboratory and Evoked Potentials Lab, and chief of neurology at the Veterans Administration Medical Center. 

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