The Environmental and Translational Medicine Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham( UAB) will lead the way in a venue for patients with diseases secondary to environmental exposures and in innovative and catalytic translational research. The focus will be on bench-to-bedside translational science to develop new approaches to prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases caused or accelerated by pollution. The creation of the Environmental and Translational Medicine Program will bring together a spectrum of disciplines to address this challenge and educate the community on air, water and soil pollution and its relationship to health.
This program reinforces UAB's strong commitment to lead efforts to improve the health of the people of Birmingham and Alabama.The Mission of the Program for Environmental & Translational Medicine:
The mission of the Program for Environmental & Translational Medicine is to advance research, scholarship, education and clinical care in environmental medicine by providing a catalytic platform for scientists and clinicians to integrate basic science, translational research, and community outreach.