Jeanetta Keller, Ph.D., is the new chief learning and system support officer for the UAB Health System (UABHS). Her position combines the duties of chief learning officer with the system-support functions of the UAB Health System corporate secretary.

“As chief learning officer, Jeanetta Keller will help enhance the UABHS culture of providing excellence in everything we do, and she will oversee our talent-management and succession programs,” said UABHS CEO William Ferniany, Ph.D.

“In the role of system support officer she will coordinate all UABHS operating entity and affiliate boards and lead systemwide and UAB Medicine programs and special projects.”

Keller, who earned a master of science in social work and a Ph.D. in higher education administration at the University of Alabama, most recently directed all editorial operations, overseeing seven magazines as executive vice president and editorial director at Southern Progress Corporation (SPC).