Elections were held to select a new chair-elect and secretary of the UAB Faculty Senate plus academic unit representatives and their alternates for the June 1 to May 31, 2009 term.
Associate Professor Mark Lockhart, M.D., will become chair-elect and Senior Assistant Librarian Jennifer Long (Mervyn Sterne Library) will remain secretary in the new term. Chair-elect Warren Martin, Ph.D., will replace outgoing Chair Pat Greenup, Ph.D.
Elected senators for the new term are Professor David Chhieng, M.D., Academic Health Center Joint Departments; Associate Professor Thomas Winokur, M.D., Academic Health Center Joint Departments; Associate Professor Gale Temple, Ph.D., Arts & Humanities; Professor Seung-Dong Lee, Ph.D., Business; Professor John Coke, D.D.S., Dentistry; Associate Professor Retta Evans, Ph.D., Education; Professor Sally Anne McInerny, Ph.D., Engineering; Associate Professor Kay Clements (Health Professions), Assistant Professor Liz Lorbeer (Lister Hill Library), Assistant Professor Ivan Maya, M.D., Medicine; Associate Professor Robert Holley, M.D., Medicine; Assistant Professor Rakesh Kapoor, Ph.D., Natural Sciences & Mathematics; Assistant Professor Anthony Roberson, Ph.D., Nursing; Associate Professor Michael Loop, Ph.D., Optometry; and Assistant Professor Sadeep Shrestha, Ph.D., Public Health.
Alternate senators for the new term are Associate Professor Helen Kim, Ph.D., Academic Health Center Joint Departments; Assistant Professor Omar Hameed, M.D., Academic Health Center Joint Departments; Assistant Professor John Moore, Ph.D., Arts & Humanities; Associate Professor Philip Musa, Ph.D., Business; Associate Professor Madelyn Coar, D.M.D., Dentistry; Assistant Professor Linda Foster, Ph.D., Education; Assistant Professor Hassan Moore, Ph.D., Engineering; Assistant Professor Kathleen Foley, Ph.D., Health Professions; Assistant Professor Gabe Rios, Lister Hill Library; Assistant ProfessorBaljendra Kapoor, M.D., Medicine; Assistant Professor Erik Busby, M.D., Medicine; Assistant ProfessorPurushotham Bangalore, Ph.D., Natural Sciences & Mathematics; Professor Ellen Buckner, D.S.N., Nursing; Professor John Classe, O.D., Optometry; and Assistant Professor Meredith Kilgore, Ph.D., Public Health.
Elected representatives to the Faculty Policies and Procedures Committee for the new term are ProfessorStephen Moser, Ph.D., Academic Health Center Joint Departments; Professor Eduardo Neiva, Ph.D., Arts & Humanities; Assistant Professor Laura Hughes, M.D., Medicine; and Associate Professor Michael Loop, Ph.D., Optometry.
The names of the senator and alternate senator representing Social & Behavioral Sciences were not available at press time; neither was that of the school's FPPC representative.
Please visit the Faculty Senate Web site for more information.