Graduate School News

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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Upcoming Events

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) offers a 10-week summer fellowship program to place advanced students in the natural and social sciences at radio stations, television stations, newspapers and magazines. The fellowship provides an opportunity to observe and participate in the process by which science news is reported. The website is (click the "Projects" link). An application form can be downloaded from that site.