8 honored as UAB’s Outstanding Women for 2016The UAB Commission on the Status of Women presented its annual awards to women who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal.Urthaler remembers when there was ‘no tradition to push around’Ferdinand Urthaler, cardiologist and professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics, is one of three being honored for 45 years of service during UAB’s annual Service Awards Luncheon March 4.Three honored for 45 years service during annual awards
With 45 years at UAB to their credit, Ferdinand Urthaler, Jeanne Hutchison and Louis Dale are among the employees who will be honored during this year’s Service Awards Program luncheon March 4, which recognizes employees with 20 or more years of service. A list of recipients is online.Budhwani and Mancini among Top 40 Under 40The Birmingham Business Journal recognizes UAB leaders for their work in health-care policy and strategic planning.Kennedy is an impact player on the SON teamJoeAnn Kennedy is thorough, efficient, pleasant, reliable and brings out the best in others. For these reasons and more, Kennedy was nominated and selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for January.Van Matre wins lifetime teaching award
Business professor in his fifth decade at UAB does it for the love of teaching.Nominate an outstanding woman by Jan. 15Help recognize achievement, courage, service and dedication by women at UAB by submitting a nomination for one of five outstanding woman awards. Details and a nomination form are online.Timpa is Education’s ‘ambassador of first impressions’Nancy Timpa helps create an atmosphere that is welcoming to visitors and responsive to the needs of those seeking help. And she is UAB's Employee of the Month for December.Moody helps ‘redesign the resident experience’Jamie Moody still counts her time in the surgery residency program in months. But she’s already a legend in the making and November’s Employee of the Month.Howard honored for exceptional work to prevent stroke, heart diseaseUAB epidemiology Professor Virginia Howard, Ph.D., has been honored for her work to find novel, powerful ways to reduce the burden of stroke and heart disease by the National Forum for Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention.