Students/Faculty

CarletonRivers NutritionAwardThe Alabama Dietetic Association (ALDA), an affiliate of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has named Carleton Rivers, MS, RDN, program director of the UAB School of Health ProfessionsMaster of Science in Nutrition Sciences – Clinical Track – Dietetic Internship program, the Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year. Each year, affiliates of the Academy name a Recognized Young Dietitian to recognize the excellence of dietitians age 35 or younger.

Katlyn NorrisKatlyn NorrisKatlyn Norris, a student in the UAB School of Health Professions’ Honors Program and a senior in the B.S. in Biomedical Sciences program (BMD), was one of only five recipients of an AAI Undergraduate Award at the 2017 Autumn Immunology Conference in Chicago, IL.

Valley McCurry Ann Cosby AwardChris Eidson and Valley McCurryValley McCurry, MBA, OTR/L, assistant professor in the UAB School of Health ProfessionsDepartment of Occupational Therapy, received the Ann Cosby Service Award from the Alabama Occupational Therapy Association (ALOTA).

Rimmer Coulter Award 2017James Rimmer, Ph.D., Director of the UAB / Lakeshore Research Collaborative and inaugural Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences, has received the 2017 John Stanley Coulter Award from the American Congress of Rehabilitation Medicine (ACRM). The Coulter Award, the second highest honor delivered by the ACRM, recognized those who make significant contributions to the field of rehabilitation.