The new program offers a team approach to weight management, in which the physician, dietitian, behaviorist and exercise trainer play critical roles in helping the patient achieve goals.
Leaders in obesity research and clinical care will provide scientific insight, consumer wellness information and expert spokespersons for the media.
Four researchers, three from UAB and one from Louisiana State University, have been awarded pilot project awards to study the social determinants of obesity and related chronic diseases in the South.
The six-month program offers expert advice from UAB registered dietitians and exercise specialists on meal planning, grocery shopping, healthy cooking, dining out and more.
The award recognizes exceptional faculty mentorship and demonstrates that UAB values the commitment to excellence in mentorship exhibited by its faculty.
More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.
For the first time, UAB has unified its academic and medical brands under a common tagline in a new, broad communications campaign.
A UAB medical student discovered a previously uncategorized sub-group of patients with type 2 diabetes that might bring about changes in clinical practice.
The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.