Carver is VPIT/chief information officerCurtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, for which he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer. He will be the senior IT leader at UAB and also hold an academic appointment in computer sciences. His first day at UAB will be June 1.Seven honored as Outstanding Women for 2015
Each year during Women’s History Month, UAB honors women who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal.Three decades of experience makes Price the heart of OH&S
Sherri Price, administrative supervisor in Occupational Health and Safety, has been named Employee of the Month for March.Outstanding women to be recognized March 19Seven women will be honored by the UAB Commission on the Status of Women on March 19, and leadership expert Betsy Myers will speak on March 20.Faculty to be honored for excellence in teaching March 18
Twelve faculty who exemplify the best in classroom teaching will be recognized during the annual Faculty Awards Convocation at 4 p.m. in the UAB National Alumni Society House.Decker’s ‘been there, done that’ experience benefits microbiology
Julie Decker, program manager in the School of Medicine Department of Microbiology is Employee of the Month for February.Mathematics’ Vaughan leads honorees for Service Awards recognition
Loy O. Vaughan, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics, is among the more than 250 employees who will be honored during this year’s Service Awards Program luncheon, which recognizes employees with 20 or more years of service. A list of recipients is online.UA System Board of Trustees member Finis St. John IV speaks to WBHMFor WBHM, Greg Bass speaks with Board of Trustees member Finis St. John of Cullman about the UAB Football controversy and the role of the Board of Trustees in the life of UAB.Champion bodybuilder is anesthesiologist by day
Assistant Professor Susan Smith’s hard work paid off when she won a national body-building title in November and earned the right to compete as a professional.Doctor wastes no time in publishing 2 books
Kirk Withrow, M.D., assistant professor and otolaryngology surgeon, keeps his creative juices flowing by writing books and making cigar-box guitars.Baylor’s take-charge attitude makes her ‘a natural leader’
Anitra Baylor, financial officer in the Division of Preventive Medicine, is Employee of the Month for January.9 grants awarded to promote teaching innovation
More than $39,000 has been awarded through nine grants to 15 faculty for proposals that support teaching innovation and development at UAB. All but one are tied directly to the Quality Enhancement Plan, which will launch in fall.Feature captures the international makeup of UAB’s faculty
UAB’s ability to recruit employees worldwide adds promotes diversity in Birmingham and surrounding areas. Meet these five families featured in the paper’s Jan. 15 issue of the “Over the Mountain Journal.”Engler named interim dean of The Graduate School at UABAssociate Dean Jeffrey Engler, Ph.D., has been appointed interim dean of The Graduate School at UAB. Provost Linda Lucas is meeting with stakeholders across campus to discuss the future of graduate education and better determine the expectations and necessary qualifications for the next dean.Donna Dunn named president of Alabama ACNMDonna Dunn, Ph.D., CNM, FNP-BC, instructor in the UAB School of Nursing, has been named president-elect of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives. Dunn, who was elected president in October, previously served the affiliate as vice presidentMoore delivers rapid turnaround for tests to help littlest patients
John Moore, research associate in the Department of Genetics, is Employee of the Month for December.Public Health’s Jolly honored for lifetime achievement in teaching
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., is a dedicated teacher, researcher and mentor who equips people with the knowledge and competencies to make the world a better place for all.Seven faculty awarded emeritus status
Seven longtime faculty were awarded emeritus status: Mary Flowers Braswell, Joseph Burns, Richard Gargiulo, John Gould, Raymond Mohl, Michael Morrisey and Sergio Stagno.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.