New Liaison relationship with Council for Center Directors and Council for Translational Science

Beth Brown Elizabeth E. Brown, PhD MPH, Chair of the Faculty Senate Research Committee and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the School of Public Health, has taken on the role as the Faculty Senate Liaison to the Council of Center Directors and to the Council for Translational Science. This role serves as a mechanism to facilitate improved communication between UAB faculty, the Faculty Senate and the Councils for Center Directors and for Translational Science with the goals of improving research effectievness and breeching barriers. Faculty involved in research in any UAB school or department may contact Dr. Brown with research related concerns. Dr. Brown attends the meetings held by both councils and the Faculty Senate. At the council meetings, Dr. Brown provides the interest, input and perspective of faculty from across the university. Dr. Brown also reports on the discussions and plans made by the councils to the Faculty Senate. Dr. Brown may draw feedback from the Faculty Senate Research Committee, which includes faculty from 15 or more departments across the entire UAB campus.