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The UAB Graduate Dean's Excellence in Mentorship Award recognizes full-time regular UAB faculty members who have demonstrated exceptional accomplishments as mentors of graduate students and/or postdoctoral fellows.

Ten received the 2020 mentorship award and they will be recognized during a virtual reception Sept. 9 at 5 p.m. Each recipient will receive a handcrafted, blown-glass green and gold candy dish, as well as a framed certificate and a copy of the letters their mentees and colleagues wrote to nominate them for the honor. Congratulations to all of the 2020 excellent mentors:

  • Burel Goodin, PhD, Psychology
  • Joel Berry, PhD, Biomedical Engineering
  • April Carson, PhD, Epidemiology
  • Ragib Hasan, PhD, Computer Science
  • Rajeev Samant, PhD, Pathology
  • Susan Davies, PhD, Health Behavior
  • Mirjam-Colette Kempf, PhD, Nursing
  • Kelly Hill, PhD, Curriculum & Instruction
  • Michelle Brown, PhD, Health Services Administration
  • Jerzy Szaflarski, PhD and MD, Neurology