A UAB expert recommends international travelers consult with a physician four to six weeks prior to travel and learn medical risks and how to prevent illness while abroad.
Lanita S. Carter, Ph.D., director of Medical Education and Students Services for the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus, has been named chair of the Steering Committee for the Association of American Medical Colleges' Group on Regional Medical Campuses.
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An Iowa college student with dreams of being a physician gleaned invaluable experience and inspiration out of a short summer the intensive research and clinical environment offered through UAB’s Summer in Biomedical Sciences Undergraduate Research Program.
The third time at UAB is a charm for Kristen Dubose, whose work in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation earned her Employee of the Month for August.
UAB doctors say new research is showing that patients who suffer from isolated mitral valve regurgitation may need surgery before symptoms appear.
As the nation battles an increase in opioid addiction, UAB Hospital’s Addiction Recovery Program expands to meet the need.
Michael Yester, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Radiology, received the 2016 American Association of Physicists in Medicine Edith H. Quimby Award, recognizing AAPM members with notable careers and outstanding achievements in medical physics.
James H. Willig, M.D., MSPH, associate professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases, has been named the assistant dean for Clinical Education, a new position that will strengthen collaborative and coordinated clinical training for medical students.
Altered excitability is seen in brain neurons in epilepsy, depression, drug addiction and other disorders, and this discovery may offer a potential therapeutic target.