The Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program says UAB meets all criteria as a Comprehensive Center to deliver safe, high-quality bariatric patient care.
The biomarker, the protein kinase LRRK2, is a promising candidate for future exploration.
Clinic opens Aug. 1 and will initially offer urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and rheumatology care.
High mosquito and human population densities, combined with mosquito breeding conditions, are the central cause for Zika virus.
Interns spend eight weeks shadowing physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, medical residents and medical students; being in out-patient clinics; going on hospital rounds; and observing doctors both in Huntsville and in their own rural hometowns.
Eleven School of Medicine faculty projects were recently funded through an AMC21 initiative giving NIH-funded investigators incentive to submit a second R01.  
Mona Fouad, M.D., MPH, receives the award in recognition of her work in improving the health of racial/ethnic minorities and underserved communities through the creation of UAB HealthSmart.
With these tips from UAB Emergency Medicine, know how to identify poison ivy, oak and sumac, protect yourself against allergic reaction, and treat exposed areas.