People of UAB

Emeritus professor given lifetime achievement award.

Department of Psychology assistant professor honored for his dedication to students with disabilities.

Geurs will lead UAB's periodontology deparment.

UAB professor will lead the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons.

Research findings from data in 1930s Alabama underscore the lifelong effects of disparities in educational opportunities.

Mark Hadley becomes fourth UAB neurosurgeon to be named a director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery.

Anthropologist Sarah Parcak wrote the first methods book on satellite archaeology.

Associate dean for science in the School of Public Health recognized for research contributions.

Waugh also directs UAB's Center for Teaching and Learning.

Chow, a pioneer in RNA splicing and in the study of the human papillomavirus, is UAB’s second National Academy member.

Cancer researcher honored for outstanding care to cancer patients.

Dean Assimos named first chair of new UAB Department of Urology.

Linda Lucas, Ph.D., has been named to the permanent post after a national search.

UAB cancer researcher will use grant to study breast cancer cells.

Brunsting will be an associate professor in cardiothoracic surgery.

Sasse will join interventional cardiology staff.

Leesar will be chief of interventional cardiology and co-director of the UAB Heart and Vascular Center.

Bruce Korf named president of national genetics foundation.

UAB distinguished professor named "Father of Modern Echocardiography" by association.

Directory of nuclear cardiology at UAB edited new textbook on the subject.

Nelson will be professor emerita of pediatrics.

Milby will be professor emeritus of psychology.

New endowed professorship in comprehensive dentistry established.

Elewski will be the first holder of an endowed professorship in graduate education.

Sanderson will hold an endowed professorship in cancer pathobiology.

Ponnazhagan will hold endowed professorship in experimental cancer therapeutics.

Heslin will hold endowed professorship in gastrointestinal oncology.

Professor and associate director of the UAB Aging Center will hold an endowed chair in psychology.

The 2012 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction goes to Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, who will be honored April 17.

Noted glaucoma physician Girkin takes the reins as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UAB.

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