Chris Seidenfaden, dental prosthetist in the Division of Prosthodontics, is Employee of the Month for May.

Sami Raut, Vinoy Thomas, Stacy Moak, and Dawn Taylor Peterson demonstrated extraordinary commitment to engaging undergraduate students in service learning, undergraduate research, education-abroad experiences and team-learning environments.

Ashton Kornbrust, a hematology/oncology nurse in The Kirklin Clinic, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for April.

The winning essay by Jill Clements, Ph.D., assistant professor of English, explores the treatment of sudden death in early English literary representations of dying and the dead.

Each year the UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents these awards during Women’s History Month to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. They will be honored during a special ceremony March 20.

Mona Fouad, M.D., a pioneer whose landmark research helped create the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and pave the way for millions of dollars in health disparities research in the Southeast, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

Sheila Turner, program coordinator in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for March.

Richard Davis, M.D., came to UAB in 1973 as a resident. Now, he’s being honored March 1 for 45 years of service — in the same unit.

Stacey Smith, program administrator in the School of Nursing’s Office of Student Success, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for February.

Kris Boyle, manager of administration and operations in the Collat School of Business, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for January.

Business Dean and Trinidad native Eric Jack, Ph.D., was honored during the Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization’s annual dance in December.

Karolina Mukhtar, Ph.D., is a molecular biologist working to find ways to give plants the ability to function under increased cellular stress and efficiently fight infections.

Richard M. Allman, M.D., director of the UAB Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging, has won the Donald P. Kent award from the Gerontological Society of America
Martina Bebin, M.D., associate professor of neurology and pediatrics, has been named the Manuel R. Gomez, M.D., award winner by the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. The award was established in 1995 to honor Gomez, who is often called the father of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) in the United States.

Annual award honors teachers in each school, the College of Arts & Sciences and the Joint Health Sciences departments

The Gerontological Society of America is the nation’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging.
The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections beginning in 2007.
Jack became dean of the School of Business in April 2013.
Curtis 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.
Pittet joined the faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.
Goldman named dean emeritus of the School of Engineering.
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.
Partridge was honored for his exceptional talents and his commitment to make progress towards finishing the fight against cancer.
Candidates for the UAB Outstanding Women are selected by a committee of university and community women
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