The UAB Employee of the Month/Year Program seeks to recognize and reward those staff members whose contributions best exemplify these traits. In doing so, we not only show appreciation for outstanding individual achievement, but more importantly, we communicate to all, publicly and consistently, the significance of these values to the University.  Included among the values essential to achieving UAB’s mission and vision are Accountability, Collaboration, Service, Commitment, Diversity, Can-do Attitude and Ethical Conduct.

2015 Employee of the Year - Julie Decker:

Julie Decker, program manager in the Department of Microbiology, has been named Employee of the Year. Decker was chosen from the Employee of the Month award winners named this past fiscal year. An invitation-only presentation ceremony and reception honoring her with the highest non-academic employee award will be held in November.

A former research assistant who became a program manager in the Department of Microbiology, Decker’s expertise proved essential during renovation of the Bevill Biomedical Research Building.

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Cynthia Helms

UAB Employee of the Month
October 2016


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JoeAnn Kennedy

2016 UAB Employee of the Year