People of UAB
UAB announces Eric Jack as UAB Collat School of Business dean; will target growth of students and partnerships.

An informational meeting and orientation for anyone interested in growing vegetables, flowers and small fruit at a site on campus

The Drum Major for Justice Award is given to people who carry on the philosophy, vision and mission of the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

New UAB School of Medicine position allows for training to expand to more students, residents and faculty.

The ASPO is a multi-disciplinary society committed to serving as an advocate for cancer and control research.

Essix will teach music technology and jazz guitar and will perform in the Faculty Jazz Combo as a new member of the UAB Department of Music.

The Taylor-Wharton Partners For Life Achievement Program was created to support varying medical research fields each year.

Tollefsbol created the series and has the overall responsibility for the content, supervision and scientific quality.

The award is for a member who demonstrates excellence in his or her clinical practice.

Finalists’ books are considered to be among the past year’s best on the nation’s founding.

New textbook offers first, comprehensive summary of an emerging field along with stunning neurobiological vistas.

Plutchak named Fellow of the Medical Library Association and will be recognized at their annual meeting May 6.

Yakov Kasman to perform with the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony in Ontario, Canada, Feb. 22-23; on campus March 5.

J. Iwan Alexander will be the sixth dean in the history of the School of Engineering.

Shewchuk was given the Joseph F. Volker Distinguished Faculty Award in 2008.

Matalon directs the Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center.

Kilgo also works with the schools of Nursing and Health Professions.

Keyser joined the UAB faculty in 1996.

Kay has held several administrative positions at UAB, including director of the Clinical Electrophysiology Section within the Division of Cardiovascular Disease.

Bakitas is recognized as an authority on oncology and palliative care nursing.

The position will serve the Montgomery campus of the School of Medicine.

The Regional Oncology Active Research (ROAR) initiative of the Southeast Cancer Foundation supports radiation oncology research.

The professorship will promote research and education in neurology with a focus on Parkinson’s disease.

David Hill Chesnut Endowed Professorship in Anesthesiology was established.

The award recognizes outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health-care problems of older adults.

Agarwal’s appointment follows the Feb. 8, 2013, selection of former Dean and Senior Vice President Ray L. Watts, M.D., as the seventh president of UAB.

Mönkemüller was awarded the prize for best peer reviewer of the journal Endoscopy.

The group is dedicated to creating equity and reducing health disparities worldwide.

Johns Hopkins University has elected David B. Allison, Ph.D., to its Society of Scholars.

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