Employee Wellness

Upcoming News & Events:


Blazer Fun Run 2014

Web Fun Run
9 a.m. Saturday, September 20
UAB Dowdy Field

Walk, jog, or run the 2-mile course weaving through UAB Athletics, Railroad Park, UAB Medical District and UAB Academic Corridor.  Join us for the “Post Walk Party” at Dowdy Field with a live band, food trucks, inflatables, clowns, hula hoops, giveaways and so much more!

Vision Screenings

eye-examUAB Eye Care has partnered with UAB Wellness to offer vision screenings across the UAB Campus and UAB Medicine facilities.  The screening will check vision acuity (distance and near vision), peripheral vision – non central points of vision, tonometry- pressure inside the eye, color vision, ophthalmoscopy (allows doctor to see inside the back of the eye.), and slit lamp-3-D view of different parts of the eye.  No appointments necessary. Click here to view the full screening schedule.


 

Sleeping Well Lunch and Learn

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Join us for a Lunch and Learn on Wednesday, August 27 on Sleeping Well: Getting the Essential Rest You Need.  Meet us from 12:00–1:00 p.m. at UAB Hospital West Pavilion Conference Center Board Room.  Space is Limited – to register, go to www.uab.edu/learningsystem to enroll for “Sleeping Well” class under the “Catalog” tab.


Visit the Farm Stand

farmstandThe Farm Stand is celebrating spring & summer! Visit the stand Tuesdays in The Kirklin Clinic and Wednesdays in the North Pavilion, 2nd Floor Atrium from 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. through August 27!


UAB Farmer's Market returns this summer

veggiesUAB Medicine is providing the UAB Farmer's Market again this year to the staff and visitors of UAB. We are partnering with the Farmer’s Market Authority of the State of Alabama, part of the Department of Agriculture, to bring some of the best farmers in Alabama to the UAB Market this summer. The Market will be held every Friday from June 6 - August 29 and is open to both staff and visitors of UAB. 

Time:  11:00 AM – 2:00 PM  
Location:  North Pavilion Entrance

New Weight Loss Medicine clinic opens in UAB Highlands

weight-loss-medicineThe physician-led program offers tailored diet plans, behavioral modification, weekly classes, exercise planning and weight-loss surgery.

To learn more about the program or to request an appointment, call 205.934.7053 or visit the UAB Medicine Weight Loss website.


Tobacco Cessation

Learn about the many tools and programs available for UAB faculty and staff to help you quit tobacco and stay quit. Remember, there is no one right way to quit -- do whatever works for you. Here are details for 3 resources to help UAB faculty, staff, and our families kick the habit: Telephonic and Online Counseling, Tobacco Cessation Counseling, and Tobacco Cessation Benefits.

Visit the Campus Rec Center with a free trial or day pass

Interested in a membership, but want to try out the facility first? All UAB Employees are eligible for a one week trial of the Rec Center. Present this flyer to redeem. Offer valid one time only! In addition, employees can purchase daily guest passes for $10/day. Guest passes allow employees to use the facility as often as they want without a monthly charge. Contact membership services at recmembership@uab.edu or 996-5038 with any questions.


 

June 6 - August 1, 2014
June 27 - August 1, 2014
Saturday, September 20, 2014
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