The annual award is the highest for research in the Department of Medicine.
The award recognizes exceptional faculty mentorship and demonstrates that UAB values the commitment to excellence in mentorship exhibited by its faculty.
Strengths cited for UAB are the quality of training and mentoring and career development opportunities and networking.
Jennifer Rowland and Nicholas Eustace will spend eight to 12 weeks at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV.
He has been an active member of the American Parkinson Disease Association Scientific Advisory Board since May 2001 and is the board’s fourth chairman since the organization’s founding in 1961.
The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.
Nanda, a nationally and internationally renowned cardiologist, was lauded for representing the global face in the field of echocardiography.
A researcher who came to UAB in 1984, Gary Hunter has been an international leader in exercise adaptation, energy metabolism and body composition research.
The grant will enhance programs in biomechanics and biotransport of fluids across the back of the eye involved with the progression of diseases.
The Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award was established by the American Geriatrics Society to recognize outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health care problems of older adults by an investigator who is actively involved in direct patient care.