People of UAB
A UAB-funded child care grant allows one family to pursue their dreams of a college education.
Jessica Scoffield, Ph.D., is the first recipient of an underrepresented faculty research fellowship.
Vickers was motivated by his uncle, Leroy Vickers, to seek a career in medicine, where he has become a world-renowned surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and pioneer in health disparities research.
Demark-Wahnefried will be honored at the 2019 Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo in Philadelphia in October.
Peggy Biga and Shantay Williams, two of more than 70 Sustainability Ambassadors, channel their passion for green practices into positive change within their units.
Glasgow, who is 31, believes she was chosen because of her willingness to work toward the betterment of the field she loves.
Swanner has served as the medical director for the Ophthalmology Services Foundation and Callahan Eye Hospital & Clinics for more than 10 years.
Shirey is internationally recognized for her research in nursing leadership and management.
Curtis studies cognitive resilience against Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Aman Wadhwa has received a generous St. Baldrick’s Foundation grant.
Fernando Ovalle, M.D., has been named director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at UAB.
SMART Scholarship grants UAB student the opportunity to continue mathematical modeling research.
Vinay Narasimha Krishna, M.D., received one of 15 KidneyX Redesign Dialysis prizes from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the American Society of Nephrology.
UAB’s Jim Bonner takes the reins of a forum for academic radiation oncology leaders.
UAB’s William Curry has been named to an advisory board of the state chapter of the American College of Physicians.
Researchers are spearheading efforts to understand the development of treatment-related health conditions in the context of accelerated aging.
Taylor Phillips is UAB’s first OD/MBA graduate.
UAB professor receives award for impact on children’s eye care.
Franks has been recognized with the 2019 Udall Undergraduate Scholarship for her efforts in environmental preservation.
Lolley has worked as a comprehensive ophthalmologist at Callahan Eye Hospital for more than 20 years.
This year’s symposium will feature Karen Glanz, Ph.D., and Jonathan Engel, Ph.D., as speakers.

Chris Farley, who graduated in December, will pursue his dream of becoming a professional opera singer.

Founded in 2017, the navigator program works with both recipients and donors to identify needs and guide each through the process to transplantation and post-transplant.
Several women from across UAB's campus have been recognized for their dedication and service to the community.
A UAB senior will begin life after graduation as a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate fellow.
Immigrant’s long journey ends in commencement walk Saturday.
This week, the UAB junior will travel to a D.C. conference and tell U.S. Sen. Richard Shelby about her research on Alzheimer’s disease.
Booker is not going to miss her shot. She wants to perform now and is planning a move to New York to pursue her theater career, then train in a medical profession later.
In Saturday’s commencement ceremony, the UAB senior will carry the Honors College banner.
UAB Biomedical Engineering Chair inducted to the highest professional distinction for engineers.
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