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UAB listed among top schools to earn an MBA Its ties to local business, strong curriculum, knowledgeable faculty and diverse student body are among the reasons UAB's Collat School of Business was named among “The 296 Best Business Schools” by The Princeton Review in its 2015 edition.

Survey respondents also spoke highly of the career and workplace experience that faculty and fellow students bring to the classroom and credited that with “a more practical learning experience.”

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Irina Mazhak

Improving health care, from Birmingham to Ukraine Iryna Mazhak, Ph.D., a Fulbright Visiting Scholar from Ukraine, has big plans for her nine months at UAB. She is working with Distinguished Professor William Cockerham, Ph.D., to develop the first medical sociology course and textbook materials for her native country. Medical sociology examines the social, cultural and structural factors that affect health; Cockerham is an internationally renowned leader in the field.

Mazhak’s course will focus on several topics, including the importance of doctor-patient interaction. She says it could be particularly helpful in training medical students in Ukraine.