Clinical trials from the final Department of Medicine divisions recently went live in OnCore, marking the successful completion of another major phase of the implementation plan. OnCore is replacing the older, and no longer supported, SiteMinder system.
Five faculty members in the UAB School of Medicine have been named the 2018 class of James A. Pittman Jr., M.D., Scholars, a program created to recognize the contributions of junior faculty and support the recruitment and retention of highly competitive scientists and physician-scientists.
Eric Wallace, M.D., assistant professor in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Nephrology, is a junior faculty winner of the Dean’s Excellence Award in Service.
Low dietary potassium leads to calcified arteries and aortic stiffness, while increased dietary potassium alleviates those undesirable effects in a mouse model, suggesting dietary potassium may protect against heart disease and death from heart disease in humans.
A UAB spinoff has received a stage two grant to test a potential solution for malfunctioning vascular access.
The 11 postdocs selected to receive Outstanding Postdoctoral Awards represent nine departments, divisions and schools across UAB.
UAB Medicine-Leeds provides patients east of Birmingham a convenient location with ample parking and a full spectrum of imaging capabilities.
UAB nurse Calvin Kennedy climbed some 17,000 feet before torn knee ligaments, avascular necrosis and an intestinal parasite forced the two-time kidney transplant recipient to halt his ascent just 5.5 hours from the summit.
Vineeta Kumar, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Medicine, has received the 2017 Brewer-Heslin Endowed Award for Professionalism in Medicine, given annually to a physician at UAB who demonstrates extraordinary commitment to providing highly skilled and deeply compassionate medical care.
UAB Hospital continues to be highly ranked by U.S. News and World Report, and is noted as the No. 1 hospital in Alabama.
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