People of UAB

Forero-Torres will be the first holder of a professorship position endowed by the O'Neal-Sokol Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama.

Shelton joined the UAB faculty on Feb. 1 to hold a chair in psychiatry.

Peters will hold a chair in otolaryngology surgery.

Lund will hold a chair in microbiology.

Prabhu will hold a chair in cardiovascular medicine.

Eckhoff will hold an endowed chair in transplantation surgery.

Rimmer will hold first chair in a collaboration between UAB and the Lakeshore Foundation.

UAB physics researcher recognized for his work in optical technology.

A juried show of all- Alabama faculty artists at the Tennessee Valley Museum of Art will feature works by two UAB art professors.

The Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Science program has named its inaugural leader.

UAB Medicine has named Dennis Stanek its Emergency Management Director.

Three UAB educators have been recognized for their work in education programs for the blind.

UAB Collat School of Business honored for excellence in online instruction, success leads to expansion and online degrees in 2012.

A UAB environmental sciences professor has been named to a national council.

A UAB government professor will speak at a national seminar on Greece.

Professor emeritus will be a representative to the United Nations.

UAB employees named "Hospital Heroes" by local chapter of the Alabama Hospital Association.

Bill Neville has been inducted in the 2011 College Media Association Hall of Fame.

Kathleen G. Nelson, M.D., will serve a one-year term on the board of directors of the Association of American Medical Colleges.

Rodney O. Tucker, M.D., will serve as the interim director of the UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care.

Yoshimi Saito, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Kathleen Martin, Ph.D., has been appointed associate professor emerita in the School of Education.

James C. Martin, Ph.D., has been appointed associate professor emeritus in physics.

Ken Marion, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in biology.

Nassrin Dashti Hubbard, Ph.D., was appointed professor emerita in medicine.

Wayne J. Brouillette, Ph.D., has been appointed professor emeritus in chemistry.

Robert Angus, Ph.D. has been appointed professor emeritus in biology.

Kevin L. Kirk, Ph.D., has been appointed to an endowed chair in biomedical research.

David G. Standaert, M.D., Ph.D., has been appointed to an endowed chair in neurology.

List places UAB’s Sarah Parcak — who uses satellite imagery to find lost archaeological sites — among the world’s top 25 innovators.

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