Haley Herfurth

Haley Herfurth

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Will Callans, a program manager in Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care, is UAB’s Employee of the Month.

UAB employees who are supervisors, whose job includes management of state funds in certain capacities or who meet a salary threshold of $75,000 are required to complete an annual Statement of Economic Interests form.

UAB mentors Farah Lubin and Bertha Hidalgo believe mentorship can change the course of a student’s life — a responsibility they don’t take lightly.

Collat’s Karen Kennedy, Ph.D., and the Alabama Association for Higher Education in Business have worked to streamline the transfer process from two- to four-year schools. 

UAB employees who walk, bike, telecommute or carpool to work can earn up to $70 in three months with CommuteSmart, plus $25 gift cards every quarter.

Nonprofit organization Hand in Paw will receive $50,000 to help implement its Petscription for the Classroom program. 

Richard Whitley, M.D., who started his career at UAB 45 years ago, discovered every opportunity he needed to be successful existed right here.

More than 1,100 employees at UAB to be honored during the annual Service Awards Program noon Friday, March 3. See the list online.


Nicole Riddle, PhD., received a NSF CAREER Award to fund her research of the Heterochromatin Protein 1 family and create a lab course to introduce transfer students to original research.

Amber Genau, Ph.D., received a NSF CAREER Award to fund her research of the fundamental science behind the behavior of certain metal alloys, expand a Materials Camp for high school students and develop two new courses on the role of science and technology in world history.

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