UAB Hospital among few to receive 4th consecutive Magnet designation UAB Hospital was granted recognition as a Magnet-designated organization today for the fourth consecutive time by the American Nurses Credentialing Center Magnet Recognition Program®.
Nurse-driven improvements and innovations have helped UAB reach a level of consistency in this benchmark shared by only 11 other hospitals in the world.
UAB is the only Magnet hospital in Alabama and one of only 410 worldwide.
Data detectives solving Stroke Belt mysteries Since 2003, the UAB-led REGARDS study has been exposing the roots of stroke’s stranglehold on the South — and the sources of the disease’s pronounced racial disparities. This massive project has enrolled more than 30,000 participants in 1,855 counties across the United States, generating more than 250 scientific papers. Its findings have profound implications for preventing and treating stroke, heart disease, cognitive impairment and more.
In The Mix, REGARDS investigators identify some of the study’s most significant findings — and lingering questions they are determined to solve.
at ASC May 2
UAB’s Alys Stephens Center presents Cirque Alys II
through May 1
Student exhibition: “Accidental Grace: Photographs Made in and about the South” May 1
Julia Bullock, soprano, to perform May 7
Dr. John and The Nite Trippers at ASC May 16