People of UAB

Rod Nowakowski, an alumnus and 36-year veteran of the School of Optometry, has been selected as its fifth dean.

A UAB professor says evolution talks in the classroom could teach kids how to get along.

Marlene Johnson, who teaches voice, speech and acting, is the second UAB professor in five years to be honored by the Kennedy Center.

Alison Chapman’s essay about teaching Milton to prisoners earns inclusion in Best American Essays.

Jacqueline Wood and Sonia Sanchez tour the U.S. to make sure the stories of black Americans are shared year-round.

Cheri L. Canon, M.D., has been named chair of the UAB Department of Radiology effective immediately.

UAB neurologist will edit open access journal focusing on neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.

John P. McCarthy was named a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Yehia Massoud, Ph.D., will focus on interdisciplinary research, including the development of novel solutions for health-care problems.

Belinda Needham discussed "Holiday Blues: Women, Depression and Obesity" at a recent congressional briefing

David Hilton recently received a NSF CAREER Award
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