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UA’s Leeper Honored by American Public Health Association

Dr. James Leeper, a professor in the department of community and rural medicine in The University of Alabama’s College of Community Health Sciences, was honored by the American Public Health Association for his contributions and commitment to the organization.

UA Faculty Member Named Woman Physicist of the Month

Dr. Dawn Williams, associate professor of physics and astronomy at The University of Alabama, has been named the February 2015 Woman Physicist of the Month by the American Physical Society’s Committee on the Status of Women in Physics.

Two UA Professors Selected for Research Leadership Roles

Two University of Alabama professors will soon add research leadership responsibilities to their campus roles.

Hough Named Assistant Director of UA’s Technology Transfer Office

Dr. Whitney L. Hough, a venture development associate in The University of Alabama’s Office for Technology Transfer, has been named the office’s assistant director.

UA Receives ‘Models of Efficiency’ Honor for Action Card System

The University of Alabama’s Auxiliary Services and Office of Information Technology has received a Models of Efficiency award from University Business magazine.

Gray Named Director of UA’s Brewer-Porch Children’s Center

Dr. Rick Gray, a health care administrator with more than 20 years of experience in executive positions at health care facilities across the Southeast, has been named executive director of The University of Alabama’s Brewer-Porch Children’s Center.

UA Physics Professor Awarded NSF CAREER Award for Spintronics

The National Science Foundation selected a University of Alabama professor for a CAREER Award for her research on spintronics, which aims to use the spin and charge of electrons to develop highly functional and energy-efficient devices.

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Recognizes UA’s Garner

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently recognized Margaret P. Garner, University of Alabama associate professor and interim executive director of the Student Health center, as a Fellow.

Edelbrock Named Dean of UA College of Continuing Studies

Dr. Craig S. Edelbrock has been named dean of the College of Continuing Studies at The University of Alabama. Edelbrock comes to UA from Penn State University where he has served as chancellor of the School of Graduate Professional Studies, associate dean of the Graduate School and professor of human development and family studies since 2008.

Educated Guesses: Top 15 Predictions for 2015

For the 34th consecutive year, The University of Alabama’s Office of Media Relations offers predictions from faculty experts for the coming year. See our list of the Top 15 “Educated Guesses” for 2015.

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