The “Birmingham REACH for Better Health” partnership aims to increase the number of people with access to healthy food and physical activity opportunities.
The replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair is here: the Movi chair, designed for hospitals, nursing homes and anyplace where patient mobility is important.
For people living with HIV/AIDS, coming to regular medical visits is critical to keeping viral load suppressed.
UAB clinical collaboration with CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic will increase access to care and help improve medication adherence for patients.
LaKisha E. Mack, MBA, has been named the associate dean for Administration and Finance in the School of Medicine, and Toni Leeth, MPH, will have a revised role as assistant dean for Strategic Planning and Administration.
Two highly acclaimed cancer researchers, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., and Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, will join UAB in January 2015.
In January, Ravi Bhatia, M.D., will take the helm as director of the Division of Hematology and Oncology and as deputy director of the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Smita Bhatia, M.D., MPH, a distinguished pediatric oncologist with a strong interest in cancer outcomes, will be join the School of Medicine to tackle the health challenges cancer survivors face during and after treatment.
Eminent leaders are set to gather twice annually to serve as advocates for the School of Medicine, as well as advisers on strategy, philanthropic initiatives and community engagement, to help the school become the preferred academic medical center of the 21st century.
The discovery could have therapeutic ramifications for conditions including dementia, age-related memory loss or even post-traumatic stress disorder.