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The Association of American Medical Colleges is soliciting nominations for its annual Herbert W. Nickens Awards. These awards honor individuals who advance the educational, societal and health care needs of racial and ethnic minorities in the United States.
Robert M. Centor, M.D., is the 2014-2015 Chair of the Board of Regents of the American College of Physicians, the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.
Tickets are $10 for the Taste For a Cure wine event on Friday, April 4.
The UAB School of Medicine will celebrate Match Day 2014 on Friday, March 21, at the Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center
Find out how a cyclotron works, and what makes UAB's new cyclotron unique among U.S. academic medical centers.
The UAB Center for Exercise Medicine hosted the first face-to-face meeting of the newly implemented National Exercise Clinical Trials Network, attracting researchers from 49 institutions across the country. 
Heidi Umphrey, M.D., M.S., recently received the AUR GE Radiology Research Academic Fellowship Award.
The Collat School of Business received a $125,000 gift for the Healthcare Leadership Academy, a joint collaboration with the School of Medicine.
Gail Cassell, Ph.D., former chair of the Department of Microbiology, told researchers at the 5th biennial Southeastern Mycobacteria Meeting at UAB that less than 10 percent of drug-resistant tuberculosis cases are being treated and untreated patients continue to spread the disease.
Adrie Steyn, Ph.D., examines tuberculosis through his joint appointments at the KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV in Durban, South Africa and the UAB Department of Microbiology.
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