Foster is a master of the 'monstrous' tasksIf you need someone to coordinate large, complicated projects across time zones and holidays who strikes the right balance of pushing and cajoling to get it done on time, Jeff Foster is that guy and UAB's employee of the Month.New Employee Wellness director brings fresh perspective to programAnna Threadcraft joined UAB this week — just in time to help champion UAB employees competing in the Birmingham Corporate Challenge this weekend at Railroad Park.Gallitz leads by servingPreventive Medicine’s Laura Gallitz steps up to any challenge that may arise — just one of the reasons she was selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for June.Tolwani appointed to new Rutsky professorship in nephrologyThe UA System Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new professorship and the appointment to fill it during its meeting June 17.Biggio named inaugural holder of Hauth professorshipJoseph Biggio, M.D., is the first to hold the endowed position in maternal-fetal medicine named for John Hauth, who directed the division for more than 10 years.Four honored with emeritus appointmentsRecognition was awarded to longtime faculty Rosalia Scripa, Louis Dale, Joseph Bloomer and G. M. Anantharamaiah.Faculty honored for excellence in teachingHonorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Joint Health Sciences departments.Myers helps the world see the wonders of UABJeff Myers, UAB’s Employee of the Month for May, helps tell the UAB story through his camera lens.Amos helps ensure the hospital makes a good first impressionUAB’s Employee of the Month Teresa Amos is an ambassador to the many faces she sees each and every day.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.