People of UAB

Etty (Tika) Benveniste will be president of the American Society of Neurochemistry through 2015.

Doug Baulos and alumnus Trent Thomas created window art for the artist-run, non-profit visual arts organization; a free reception is planned Sept. 6.

The ultimate goal of this work is to use findings to aid the development of an effective HIV vaccine to prevent infection.

The CRFS section reviews NIH grant applications that address population-based studies on the emergence, spread, control and prevention of infectious diseases that affect humans.

This distinction is an Order of Chivalry for academics and cultural and educational figures recognizing those who are active players in promoting the French language and culture.

Through a UAB professor’s crowdsourcing efforts, volunteers are able to provide textbooks to visually impaired children in Bangladesh.

The PAF, the philanthropic body of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, provides support to the physician assistant community through scholarships and grants.

Rod W. Nowakowski, O.D., Ph.D., has announced that he will step down as dean of the UAB School of Optometry.

Fellowship is the highest class of membership within GSA, which strives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in aging and disseminate gerontological knowledge.

UAB’s Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging

Here’s a round-up of what UAB’s talented Music, Theatre and Art and Art History faculty are doing in Alabama and across the globe while on break from classes.
Regional politics didn’t change, so the parties did, UAB professor says in a new book.

His work in IgA nephropathy and kidney transplantation has resulted in more than 200 publications.

Goldman named also dean emeritus of the School of Engineering.

Edmonds is a recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Association Lifetime Achievement Award in Teaching.

Pittet joined the UAB faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.

He is co-director of the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders and associate scientist in the UAB Center for Metabolic Bone Disease.

Jack became dean of the UAB Collat School of Business in April 2013.

NAPSW promotes and supports excellence in perinatal social work to maximize healthy outcomes for babies and their families.

Meneses’ research focus is cancer survivorship and interventions to improve quality of life in cancer survivors and their families.

The manual, which has been an important source of forensic dentistry information for more than 20 years, provides comprehensive and up-to-date information.

“Beyond Sound, the College and Career Guide in Music Technology” offers information on school programs and advice from professionals in the music industry.

The Gerontological Society of America is the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.

John F. Amos, O.D., who joined the UAB faculty in 1972 and served as the School of Optometry dean from 2000-2009, will join elite group of optometrists.

Anne Alexandrov, international nursing authority in stroke management, receives top AACN honor.
Painting Professor Gary Chapman will have his work featured in one solo show and one duo show, in north Alabama galleries this summer.

Waguespack has been in private practice in Birmingham for more than three decades prior to coming to UAB.

The mission of the AANP is to lead nurse practitioners in transforming patient centered health care.

Sontheimer’s presentation will be entitled “Glioma: A Neurocentric Look at Cancer.”

The organization consists of educators and advocates with a mission to exchange information, explore innovation and advocate for children.

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