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.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

Following evidence that CT scans can be a reliable screening tool for early detection of lung cancer, UAB becomes the first hospital in Birmingham to offer that service.
Sadis Matalon recently was named the next editor of the American Journal of Physiology –  Lung, Cellular and Molecular Physiology.