Barbara GowerFor the second year in a row, a UAB School of Health Professions woman is a recipient of the UAB Outstanding Women Awards. Barbara Gower, Ph.D., a professor in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, has been named the receiver of “The Becky Trigg Outstanding Woman Faculty Member” award. A reception to honor Gower and the six other women will be held on Thursday, March 14.

UAB Women’s Center, UAB Women’s and Gender Studies and UAB Commission on the Status of Women present the awards annually during Women’s History Month to honor female members of the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve their goals. Candidates for the award are nominated by Birmingham residents and selected by a committee of university women.

For a list of all the recipients, go here.