Paustian is new QEP directorPamela Paustian, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Health Professions, has been selected as the director for UAB's Quality Enhancement Plan, "Learning in a Team Environment."Four faculty appointed to endowed positionsHerbert Chen, Ursula Isolde Wesselmann, Nicolaas Geurs and Stephanie Yates were named to endowed positions in the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Business during the April meeting of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.Armstrong never tires of of saying ‘Thank you’
Melanie Armstrong, assistant director for Stewardship and Donor Relations, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for March.8 honored as UAB’s Outstanding Women for 2016The UAB Commission on the Status of Women presented its annual awards to women who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal.Urthaler remembers when there was ‘no tradition to push around’Ferdinand Urthaler, cardiologist and professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics, is one of three being honored for 45 years of service during UAB’s annual Service Awards Luncheon March 4.Three honored for 45 years service during annual awards
With 45 years at UAB to their credit, Ferdinand Urthaler, Jeanne Hutchison and Louis Dale are among the employees who will be honored during this year’s Service Awards Program luncheon March 4, which recognizes employees with 20 or more years of service. A list of recipients is online.Tanner is everywhere someone needs her to be
Cathy Tanner, project administrator in Human Resources, is UAB's Employee of the month for February.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.