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UAB News: Global Stories

  • The UAB School of Health Professions continues to expand into international education and names two faculty to leadership positions.Robert HernandezThe UAB School of Health Professions has announced two new leadership roles in the Department of Health Services Administration’s growing international education initiatives. S. Robert Hernandez, Dr.P.H., was appointed director of International Education on Aug. 1, and Leandra Celaya, M.Sc., was appointed director of operations of the International Education Programs and the Executive Doctoral Program in Administration-Health...

  • A UAB scientist participated in a panel with other brain plasticity experts and His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama. His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama hosted a dialogue at the University of Alabama at Birmingham on Saturday, Oct. 25, alongside leading experts in the brain’s healing power and how the brain changes. The “Neuroplasticity and Healing” forum featured the Dalai Lama and prominent scientists known for expertise in brain plasticity, or changes in how the brain works...

  • Visit the Alys Stephens Center and enjoy four distinctly different presentations on art and interests from around the world.Enjoy three free lunchtime arts events and an after-work lecture Wednesday, Nov. 12-Friday, Nov. 14, presented by the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center. The events are open to everyone. Arrive early on Thursday and Friday and grab a bite to eat from Cantina on Wheels. Call 205-975-2787 or visit www.AlysStephens.org. Wednesday, Nov. 12:...


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