In JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.
UAB Biomedical Sciences graduate student Jennie Ann Hamilton is one of six people awarded a Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowship by the Lupus Foundation of America.
Phillip D. Smith, M.D., has been awarded a two-year, $200,000 grant from the DeGregorio Family Foundation to study the bacteria in children’s stomachs that potentially protects them from stomach cancer.
UAB professors who developed a new area of translational cardio-renal research are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in the field.
Caroline N. Harada, M.D., has been named assistant dean for Community Engaged Scholarship in the School of Medicine.
Steven M. Rowe, M.D., MSPH, has been named director of the Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Research Center in the UAB School of Medicine, effective Aug. 1.
Monika M. Safford, M.D., helped shape the new Web tool for the National Diabetes Education Program, “Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”
Many patients diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as adults do not fit the standard profile for a diabetes diagnosis; they are younger, are relatively fit and have little if any belly fat.
UAB Hospital is the only Disease-Specific Certified program in Alabama and has had no observations or findings by The Joint Commission since joining the certification process.
Virginia Wadley, Ph.D., says until this new JAMA study, whether or not stroke survivors are at-risk over the long term was an unknown.