The largest-ever multicenter, prospective study on the safety of bariatric surgery among adolescents finds they face few short-term complications.
The School of Medicine's anesthesiology history unit relates the use of anesthesia in the Civil War from the very different experiences of a spunky private and a famous Stonewall general.
As a member of the senior leadership team, Toni Leeth will take direction from the dean and work with departments to ensure growth goals outlined in AMC21 are being met.
Gustavo Heudebert, M.D., has been elected to mastership by the American College of Physicians, one of the highest honors available to primary care physicians.
Several members of the Alabama-Mississippi Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society visited MS research labs, giving people with the disease an opportunity to meet front-line scientists.
The General Endowment Fund of the UA Health Services Foundation awarded nearly $1.5 million for projects in clinical care, patient research, medical education and laboratory research.
Microbiology Professor John Kearney's research in monoclonal antibodies led to treatments for breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis and more during his 40 years at UAB and earned him selection as the 2013 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer.
A team performed one of the first surgeries using virtual augmented reality technology and Google Glass — a combination that could be an important step in practical telemedicine.
A UAB-led survey compared experiences of patient care at two homeless-tailored clinics, and at three facilities providing standard primary care in mainstream clinics.