Budhwani and Mancini among Top 40 Under 40The Birmingham Business Journal recognizes UAB leaders for their work in health-care policy and strategic planning.Clemon to chair Commission on the Status of WomenAnita Clemon will help lead the commission’s work to improve options and opportunities for women at every stage of their education and careers.Kennedy is an impact player on the SON teamJoeAnn Kennedy is thorough, efficient, pleasant, reliable and brings out the best in others. For these reasons and more, Kennedy was nominated and selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for January.Van Matre wins lifetime teaching award
Business professor in his fifth decade at UAB does it for the love of teaching.Gurley receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Keith Gurley, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, is recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.Nominate an outstanding woman by Jan. 15Help recognize achievement, courage, service and dedication by women at UAB by submitting a nomination for one of five outstanding woman awards. Details and a nomination form are online.Timpa is Education’s ‘ambassador of first impressions’Nancy Timpa helps create an atmosphere that is welcoming to visitors and responsive to the needs of those seeking help. And she is UAB's Employee of the Month for December.Fisher named fellow by American College of Sports MedicineAssistant Professor Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., is recognized for his professional achievements that support the ACSM goals.Henry Panion appointed by Gov. Bentley to Alabama State Council on the ArtsUniversity Professor Henry Panion III, Ph.D., has been appointed by Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley to serve on the State Council on the Arts. Panion, who teaches multimedia production, orchestration and arranging, is director of the Music Technology program. His term will begin Jan. 1, 2016, and expire Dec. 31, 2021.Moody helps ‘redesign the resident experience’Jamie Moody still counts her time in the surgery residency program in months. But she’s already a legend in the making and November’s Employee of the Month.Howard honored for exceptional work to prevent stroke, heart diseaseUAB epidemiology Professor Virginia Howard, Ph.D., has been honored for her work to find novel, powerful ways to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.Harper elected to state nursing hall of fameDoreen Harper, Ph.D., dean of the School of Nursing, has been selected as a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame, which recognizes nurses and others who, through their work and accomplishments, have brought honor and fame to the profession of nursing and the state.Grill ‘brings the atmosphere’ to GovernmentAdministrative Associate Dawn Grill is productive, creative, efficient and UAB’s Employee of the Month for October.Dilworth to lead diversity initiativesPaulette Patterson Dilworth, Ph.D., will bring 38 years experience with her to build upon UAB's longstanding reputation as one of the nation's most diverse college campuses. She will begin here Jan. 15, 2016.Revising Proust: Notes on an epic scholarly journeyThere are more than a million words in Marcel Proust’s novel “In Search of Lost Time.” UAB Professor Emeritus William Carter, Ph.D., is reviewing each one as part of a major revision and annotation of the most famous English translation of the work. As Carter’s second volume debuts this month, he shares details of this labor of love.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.New executive director selected for Alys Stephens CenterAnna M. Thompson earns high praise for her extensive arts-management experience, national involvement and ability to build strong collaborations. Thompson, who comes from the University of Notre Dame, will begin work Dec. 1 and report to the Office of the President.Walker ‘goes the extra mile’ to recruit studentsJazmund Walker, who works closely with students to ensure they are aware of each and every opportunity available here, is UAB’s Employee of the Month.Solomon to lead ADA complianceAllison Solomon, who is director of Disability Support Services, is the new ADA Compliance Officer for UAB. Her appointment was effective Sept. 5.