Kasia Gonnerman will begin her work at UAB April 1. Jeffrey Graveline, J.D., associate dean for Research and Instructional Services, will assume responsibility as interim dean from Feb. 10 until then.

Erika Austin, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Gregg Gilbert, DDS, whose landmark oral health research connected practicing dentists with university investigators and earned the largest federal grant in UAB history, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

Karolina Mukhtar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biology, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The multimillion-dollar commitment has been invested in collections, resources, personnel, physical renovations and other improvements during the past several years.

Susanne Fogger, DNP, professor in the Department of Family, Community and Health Systems, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Biology postdoc Jessica Hoffman earns a career-launching NIH K99/R00 award with her intriguing research into size and lifespan in dogs and other species.

Assistant Professor Kannatassen Appavoo was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Sustainability intern Abigail Franks has a message: Renewable energy has a bright future in Alabama. Some big names are listening, from UAB to City Hall and across the country. 

The first to earn platinum status from the Center for Teaching and Learning share how not to be boring, why observations are good and other lessons from the heart.

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.

The strategic plan addresses the trends and challenges facing higher education and academic medical centers and sets goals and objectives around three common themes. A new metrics dashboard offers current status and annual goals for each mission pillar.

Donna Slovensky will become the interim dean April 1, when Harold Jones officially retires, to ensure continuity in senior leadership until the dean search is completed.