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Creating knowledge: One student’s path to becoming a physician scientist

DSC 0719Hisham Abdelmotilib, a fifth-year student in pathobiology molecular medicine from Egypt, is one step closer to realizing his dream of becoming a physician scientist.
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How old is your heart? Link between heart disease and breast cancer

IMG 8208Jacqueline Vo is a PhD student in the UAB School of Nursing with a research focus on the link between breast cancer and heart disease.
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Is that cake?! Changing unhealthy eating behavior with a new brain tool

IMG 8115Mary Katherine Ray is a PhD student in the UAB Department of Psychology with a research focus on unhealthy eating behaviors.

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GRD 712
Research Writing & Style

3 credit hours
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Designed for graduate students and professionals whose first language is English, and who are currently working on a writing project (e.g., paper for class, journal article for publication, or dissertation), this course teaches effective strategies of successful writers. Topics include the different types of writing that students and professionals do (such as abstracts, proposals, journal articles, progress reports, and correspondence), publishing, and ethical issues related to writing and publication. Summer. 3 credit hours. Pass/Fail.