Franklin N. Tessler, M.D., has been appointed senior vice chair for operations and division director of diagnostic radiology in the Department of Radiology at UAB. In this position he will oversee and coordinate the operational activities of the department at UAB Hospital, The Kirklin Clinic and UAB Highlands. Tessler also is vice chair for radiology informatics. He has been on faculty since 2002.
New series of free Pop-Up Studios at MakerSpace for summer/fall 2016 at UABThese free, short workshops will take place in June and this fall, led by the UAB Department of Art and Art History. Register now, as the studios are sure to fill up.posted yesterday 306 viewsBirmingham woman completes year in verapamil-diabetes clinical trialRecruitment for the trial continues as Myers discusses the benefits she received from participating and the knowledge she has gained to take control of her health care.posted 8 days ago 1787 viewsNational search lands top scientist to chair UAB pathologyThe new chair named to lead UAB’s Department of Pathology has a strong background in personalized medicine, clinical care and basic science research.posted 9 days ago 835 viewsResearcher’s lifesaving raceways invention goes internationalUAB engineering professor Dean Sicking’s SAFER Barriers will be installed at the historic Le Mans Race Circuit.posted 13 days ago 1440 viewsS&P raises UAB bond ratings on very strong financial and enterprise profilesIdentifying a stable outlook and UAB’s very strong enterprise and financial profile, S&P Global Ratings has raised its rating on various series of general revenue bonds issued by The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees on behalf of UAB.posted 13 days ago 895 viewsAlabama listed among best places to practice medicine in the U.S.UAB helps make Alabama one of the best places to practice medicine.posted 13 days ago 1185 viewsMore than 10 risk factors identified in readmission of pediatric neurosurgery patientsBig data provides insight into patient readmission after pediatric neurosurgery.posted 15 days ago 2353 viewsA focus on homelessness as VA and UAB researchers mark National VA Research WeekVA Research support for UAB clinicians and scientists has been important for six decades.posted 21 days ago 1290 viewsUAB physician recognized for mentoring junior fellows in obstetrics and gynecologyACOG recognizes G. Wright Bates, M.D., for making a difference and positive impact as a mentor.posted 21 days ago 981 viewsNursing doctoral student wins scholarship for leadership in occupational healthDoctor of Philosophy in Nursing student Aoyjai Prapanjaroensin, has been named the recipient of this year’s Kathleen C. Brown Scholarship for Emerging Leadership in Occupational Health Nursing.posted 21 days ago 928 viewsAfter 30 years at UAB, VP Marchase announces plans to retireLongtime VP for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., plans to retire at the end of 2016. During his tenure, UAB annual research expenditures grew from $331 million to $510 million.posted 22 days ago 2450 viewsResearchers find potential breakthrough in binge-eating disorder treatmentA treatment used for depression, Parkinson’s disease and autism shows promise to alleviate obesity in binge-eating disorder patients.posted 23 days ago 3406 viewsUAB Hospital recognized for decreasing inappropriate use of antibioticsAntibiotic use in acute and long-term care facilities is a focus of UAB’s antibiotic stewardship program.posted 26 days ago 2087 viewsTen-year-old finds relief from rare eyelash growthDaniel Deligio, O.D., treats a rare disease and provides successful treatment plan for Sam Peppers.posted 27 days ago 2117 viewsHealth Literacy Partnership of Alabama establishedGovernor Robert Bentley has signed an executive order establishing the initiative to improve the health literacy of Alabamians, and UAB faculty will play an important role.posted 29 days ago 1426 viewsUAB driving simulator lab has national debut live on TODAYCutting-edge technology and research brings national attention to UAB.posted a while back 3425 viewsDebunking digital eyestrain and blue light mythsAdam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.posted a while back 2439 viewsFirst-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOTThe facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.posted a while back 3323 viewsNew paintings by Gary Chapman, “108 Black Paintings and the COTA Project,” on exhibition in Gadsden from April 29-June 24Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.posted a while back 1780 viewsNew event to support, encourage women in surgeryWorkshops and seminars targeted to female surgeons are planned from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 26.
- Event Date April 26