DOPM NewsFlashes

Drs Martin and Pisu have "Rhythm"

University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers are conducting a pilot study of a couples ballroom dance intervention for women who are breast, colorectal, endometrial and ovarian cancer survivors, and their partners. Investigators hope to learn whether this easily accessible activity has an impact on quality of life issues following cancer, specifically physical fitness and relationship intimacy.

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Anitra Baylor, DOM Employee of the Month for June 2014!

Anitra Baylor has been selected as the Department of Medicine Employee of the Month for June 2014!
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UAB HealthSmart

UAB HealthSmart

UAB HealthSmart, a downtown wellness and chronic disease-prevention center in the heart of downtown Birmingham, opened in March 2011 as the UAB MHRC’s newest core facility. Designed to support UAB through community outreach and to facilitate the integration of research, training, and service, UAB HealthSmart disseminates evidence-based practices, offering free preventive screenings and risk assessments, nutrition and fitness classes and counseling, Lunch and Learn talks and other health-education tools promoting the prevention of chronic diseases, and opportunities to take part in UAB research studies.

Web address: http://mhrc.dopm.uab.edu/Healthsmart.html