Three appointed to endowed positionsThree faculty were appointed to endowed professorships in psychiatry, dentistry and ophthalmology during the Sept. 19 meeting of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees: Adrienne C. Lahti, Perng-Ru Liu and Russell W. Read.UAB mitochondria expert invited to NIH strategic workshopKeshav Singh, a UAB expert in mitochondria and cancer, is one of 12 extramural researchers invited to a Mitochondrial Information Transfer workshop at NIH.Horton keeps residency tours entertainingTrustees grant emeritus status to fourFour longtime faculty were elevated to emeritus status during The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees meeting Sept. 19. They are J. Barry Andrews, Melissa Mauser Galvin, Charles L. Turnbough Jr. and Jerry W. Stephens.Dentistry’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.Outgoing faculty senate chair touts shared governance
Michael Froelich, M.D., is proud of the accomplishments of the UAB Faculty Senate during his term at the helm.Ivankova named research editor for journalAssociate Professor Nataliya Ivankova, Ph.D., has been named qualitative research editor for the American Journal of Health Behavior.Cummings book sheds new light on historic Indian templeIn her first book, Associate Professor of Art History Cathleen Cummings, Ph.D., explores the visual images and symbols of an eighth century Indian temple built by a queen.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.Sloan, Bangalore to lead cyber research center
The center collaborates with law-enforcement and industry partners to translate its research and development into real-world protection.Laken appointed to state respiratory boardDebra Eddins Laken, associate professor in the UAB School of Health Professions Respiratory Therapy Program, has been appointed to the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley.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.Bidez among Top 50 over 50Martha Bidez, a renowned biomedical engineer with entrepreneurial success in industry and higher education, is profiled with the winners in B-Metro's August edition.Mayes is the go-to person for the correct answers
Carol Mayes, who is a key contributor to the success of extramural research in In the Department of Epidemiology, is Employee of the Month for July.Weaver named Fellow of the American Academy of MicrobiologyCasey Weaver, M.D., was selected for his scientific achievements and contributions to advancing the field.Brown named to ASCP's inaugural list of "40 Under Forty"Assistant professor recognized for her achievements and contributions to the medical laboratory professional field.First director hired to lead AEIVALisa Tamiris Becker, who previously directed the art museums at the University of New Mexico and the University of Colorado, Boulder, begins work at UAB Sept. 1.Allison honored for his work in gerontologyDistinguished Professor David Allison, Ph.D., has been named a fellow of the The Gerontological Society of America — the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — in recognition of outstanding and continuing work in gerontology.Advising helped Chapman see the struggles others face
Associate Professor Alison Chapman, Ph.D., said helping students fix problems has been the most gratifying part of her job.