• Join UAB for the All of Us Research Program launch day
    Join UAB for the All of Us Research Program launch day The All of Us Research Program is coming to Birmingham on May 6 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The program seeks to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs by asking one million people to help lead the way.
    Written on April 18, 2018 Read 646 times
  • Huntsville campus hosts inaugural Research Day
    Huntsville campus hosts inaugural Research Day UAB’s Huntsville Regional Medical Campus held its Inaugural Research Day on Tuesday, April 3. Roger Smalligan, M.D., MPH, regional dean, and Dr. Farrah Ibrahim, M.D., FACP, residency program director for the Huntsville Internal Medicine residency program, developed the oral and poster competition mirroring similar endeavors held at state and national medical conferences.
    Written on April 11, 2018 Read 367 times
  • Kennedy named Chief of Hospital Medicine
    Kennedy named Chief of Hospital Medicine Kierstin Kennedy, M.D., M.S.H.A., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, have been named Chief of Hospital Medicine effective March 31, 2018.
    Written on April 11, 2018 Read 22152 times
  • Pillay named one of Healthcare Innovators Professional Society's (HIPS) first 15 councilors
    Pillay named one of Healthcare Innovators Professional Society's (HIPS) first 15 councilors Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D., MBA, has been named as one of the Healthcare Innovators Professional Society's (HIPS) first 15 councilors.
    Written on April 11, 2018 Read 409 times
  • Walking in many worlds: Fouad leads MHRC’s REACH programs onward and upward
    Walking in many worlds: Fouad leads MHRC’s REACH programs onward and upward Birmingham REACH for Better Health, an initiative of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), was developed in response to this burgeoning health crisis, a crisis driven in part by social and economic disparities.
    Written on April 11, 2018 Read 525 times
  • SPARC winners share outcomes, insights a year later
    SPARC winners share outcomes, insights a year later SPARC, a UAB Medicine and Medscape innovation initiative, awarded three winners shared funding of $40,000 in grants for quality improvement projects at the end of 2016. The winners recently shared their outcomes and insights from their projects approximately a year after receiving the funding.
    Written on April 09, 2018 Read 323 times
  • Caffeine found to reduce incidence of acute kidney injury in neonates
    Caffeine found to reduce incidence of acute kidney injury in neonates Preterm neonates who are exposed to caffeine within the first seven days after birth have reduced incidence and severity of acute kidney injuries than neonates who did not, according to findings from the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative’s Assessment of Worldwide Acute Kidney Injury Epidemiology in Neonates study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
    Written on April 04, 2018 Read 471 times
  • UAB Student National Medical Association earns distinction at national conference
    UAB Student National Medical Association earns distinction at national conference The annual Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Conference was held this year in San Francisco from March 28 – April 1. The 2018 conference was entitled, “Embracing Our Diversity: Filling the Gaps and Building the Future,” and included five attendees from the UAB chapter of the SNMA at UAB School of Medicine.
    Written on April 04, 2018 Read 1624 times
  • Leading the way to neuroscience diversity
    Leading the way to neuroscience diversity Nathaniel Harnett and Kirsten Schoonover are at the front of the pack in a national effort to increase diversity in neuroscience.The two UAB graduate students—and just 10 other predoctorates from underrepresented backgrounds across the United States—won inaugural neuroscience awards last year from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, or NINDS.
    Written on April 04, 2018 Read 197 times
  • Dr. Benveniste’s leadership message: 2018 AMC21 Research Retreat provides strategic guidance
    Dr. Benveniste’s leadership message: 2018 AMC21 Research Retreat provides strategic guidance On January 19, the School of Medicine assembled nearly 100 faculty representing departments, centers and institutes as well as other campus leaders for its annual AMC21 research retreat. AMC21 is UAB Medicine's strategic plan to become the Preferred Academic Medical Center of the 21st Century.
    Written on April 04, 2018 Read 816 times
  • Spotlight on First Year Students Justin Kim, Meredith Thomley, Poojitha Balakrishnan, & Tony Meza
    Spotlight on First Year Students Justin Kim, Meredith Thomley, Poojitha Balakrishnan, & Tony Meza

    At UAB School of Medicine resources and opportunities are boundless, however our best asset is our students. We are proud of the diversity of experience, background, and interests that our students hold and contribute to their class each year. Read about and get to know four of our current MS1s.

    Written on March 30, 2018 Read 378 times
  • Fargason’s role expands at UAB Medicine
    Fargason’s role expands at UAB Medicine Crayton “Tony” Fargason, M.D., has assumed an additional role at UAB Medicine as the Director of Neurodevelopmental Initiatives. Fargason will serve a key coordinating role between the UAB School of Medicine, the Department of Pediatrics and Children’s of Alabama.
    Written on March 28, 2018 Read 621 times
  • School of Medicine earns U.S. News & World Report rankings
    School of Medicine earns U.S. News & World Report rankings The UAB School of Medicine ranks among the nation’s best medical schools, according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools Rankings.”
    Written on March 27, 2018 Read 1378 times
  • The Common Thread introduces learning modules related to diversity and inclusion
    The Common Thread introduces learning modules related to diversity and inclusion The Common Thread was developed thanks to a grant from the UAB Health Services Foundation, P.C., which was awarded to UAB School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, and School of Health Professions in order to create practical, concrete mechanisms for dealing with pressing issues related to diversity and inclusion.
    Written on March 27, 2018 Read 433 times
  • UAB medical students celebrate successful Match Day
    UAB medical students celebrate successful Match Day The 2018 graduating class of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine celebrated another successful Match Day on Friday, March 16.
    Written on March 27, 2018 Read 2023 times
  • A new test for urothelial cancers is less invasive, more accurate
    A new test for urothelial cancers is less invasive, more accurate A new test for urothelial cancers could detect mutations in DNA that have been identified for those cancers earlier than traditional tests.
    Written on March 27, 2018 Read 392 times
  • Kidney stones, a marker of overall kidney health
    Kidney stones, a marker of overall kidney health March is National Kidney Month, and understanding the causes and effects of kidney stones can help one understand markers for overall kidney health.
    Written on March 26, 2018 Read 530 times
  • Immune cell target identified that may prevent or delay heart failure after pressure overload
    Immune cell target identified that may prevent or delay heart failure after pressure overload University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have identified a therapeutic target to prevent or delay heart failure from pressure overload of the heart, and a potential biomarker for the same.
    Written on March 26, 2018 Read 628 times
  • Three from School of Medicine named Outstanding Women for 2018
    Three from School of Medicine named Outstanding Women for 2018

    UAB honored seven Outstanding Women during a special ceremony on March 15 in the UAB Alumni House. Three of those women have strong ties to the School of Medicine.

    Written on March 21, 2018 Read 1649 times
  • Cardan tapped to lead physics for Proton International at UAB
    Cardan tapped to lead physics for Proton International at UAB Rex Cardan, Ph.D., a medical physicist with UAB for nearly 7 years, was officially named the lead physicist for the Proton International therapy center at UAB.
    Written on March 21, 2018 Read 1790 times
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