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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

UAB Distinguished Professor Named Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America

By unanimous approval, distinguished professor Dr. David B. Allison, associate dean for science and director of the office of energetics and the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been awarded fellow status through the Biological Sciences Section of The Gerontological Society of America (GSA), which is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. This highest class of GSA membership — bestowed by his professional colleagues — acknowledges Dr. Allison’s outstanding and continued work in aging research.


As a GSA Fellow, Dr. Allison will use his expertise to continue his contributions to the Society and the field of gerontology by serving on committees, reviewing abstracts and manuscripts, participating in membership activities, and serving as a resource for developing scholars and the public.

He will be honored at the GSA 2014 Annual Scientific Meeting Biological Sciences Section Luncheon to be held in November in Washington, DC.