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The annual award recognizes employees, students and organizations that have helped create a more culturally diverse, inclusive university community through their achievements.Helms ‘gets the job done’ with a smile
Cynthia Helms, a program administrator for the newly created eLearning and Professional Studies, is UAB’s Employee of the Month.Kennedy is UAB’s Employee of the Year
JoeAnn Kennedy, a program administrator in the School of Nursing, is the recipient of the university’s highest non-academic employee award.Mullins is chief financial officerStephanie Mullins, who had served in the role as interim CFO since July 2015, has been a contributor and leader in many initiatives, including a recent restructuring of Financial Affairs.Chapman is a national voice for reforming ‘wasteland of the mind’
English Professor Alison Chapman — who has spent more than a decade enriching the intellectual lives of prison inmates — is the recipient of the 2016 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.Faculty Convocation is Sept. 12
President Ray Watts will deliver the State of the University Address and recognize faculty award winners during the annual event.Dubose ‘embodies all that is genuinely good about working at UAB’
The third time at UAB is a charm for Kristen Dubose, whose work in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation earned her Employee of the Month for August.Fanucchi named UAB’s first faculty ombudsAssociate Professor Michelle Fanucchi, Ph.D., will officially begin her role as UAB’s first faculty ombuds — an independent, confidential and impartial resource for faculty — Sept.1.Foster is a master of the 'monstrous' tasksIf you need someone to coordinate large, complicated projects across time zones and holidays who strikes the right balance of pushing and cajoling to get it done on time, Jeff Foster is that guy and UAB's employee of the Month.New Employee Wellness director brings fresh perspective to programAnna Threadcraft joined UAB this week — just in time to help champion UAB employees competing in the Birmingham Corporate Challenge this weekend at Railroad Park.Gallitz leads by servingPreventive Medicine’s Laura Gallitz steps up to any challenge that may arise — just one of the reasons she was selected UAB’s Employee of the Month for June.Tolwani appointed to new Rutsky professorship in nephrologyThe UA System Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new professorship and the appointment to fill it during its meeting June 17.Biggio named inaugural holder of Hauth professorshipJoseph Biggio, M.D., is the first to hold the endowed position in maternal-fetal medicine named for John Hauth, who directed the division for more than 10 years.Four honored with emeritus appointmentsRecognition was awarded to longtime faculty Rosalia Scripa, Louis Dale, Joseph Bloomer and G. M. Anantharamaiah.Faculty honored for excellence in teachingHonorees represent each school, the College of Arts and Sciences, the Honors College and the Joint Health Sciences departments.Myers helps the world see the wonders of UABJeff Myers, UAB’s Employee of the Month for May, helps tell the UAB story through his camera lens.Amos helps ensure the hospital makes a good first impressionUAB’s Employee of the Month Teresa Amos is an ambassador to the many faces she sees each and every day.Paustian is new QEP directorPamela Paustian, Ph.D., associate professor in the School of Health Professions, has been selected as the director for UAB's Quality Enhancement Plan, "Learning in a Team Environment."Four faculty appointed to endowed positionsHerbert Chen, Ursula Isolde Wesselmann, Nicolaas Geurs and Stephanie Yates were named to endowed positions in the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Business during the April meeting of the University of Alabama System Board of Trustees.