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Jeffrey Allison named Chair-elect of COCA

October 23, 2014

Jeff Allison

Jeffrey Allison, Program Manager II and Chief Administrative Officer of the Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), has been named Chair-elect of the Council of Center Administrators (COCA). COCA works with the Council of Center Directors in advising the Vice-President for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, PhD, in administration of the research mission of UAB and the University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Center (UWIRC) Program, which promotes outstanding science and partnerships among research scholars across schools. Beginning in January 2015, Mr. Allison will work with the Chair, Ryan Outman of the Center for Chair to coordinate the monthly meetings of COCA, to plan and execute the yearly UAB Core Day, and to attend the monthly meetings of the Council of Center Directors.