Martha Warren Bidez, Ph.D., professor and director of the advanced safety engineering and management graduate program in the UAB School of Engineering, has been named one of the top 100 women in safety engineering by the American Society of Safety Engineers’ Women in Safety Engineering.
Bidez is an internationally renowned biomedical engineer, entrepreneur and system-safety consultant. She has more than 29 years experience in serious injury investigation in the field, scientific research and teaching at the UAB School of Engineering and technology-transfer within the health-care sector.
She is a National Leadership Fellow of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. Bidez is the engineering team leader for EDU-CAR, a child road user initiative in Uruguay, funded by the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility and the FIA Foundation. She holds active memberships in numerous professional engineering societies.
UAB pediatrician and pathologist recognized for commitment to mentoring medical students, residents and fellowsTina Simpson, M.D., and Marisa B. Marques, M.D., have been recognized by the American Medical Women’s Association for going above and beyond to guide medical students, residents and fellows.posted yesterday 314 viewsUAB Biomedical Engineering department ranks fourth in NIH fundingThe department now has 20 full-time faculty members who brought in $4.3 million in funding in 2016.posted yesterday 2523 viewsHIV-positive kidney failure patients face greater hurdles in receiving necessary transplantsStudy shows HIV-positive kidney failure patients were 28 percent less likely to receive a transplant compared with their HIV-negative counterparts from 2001-2012.posted 2 days ago 892 viewsUAB names new chair for Department of OtolaryngologyUAB’s Department of Otolaryngology taps William R. Carroll, M.D., as chair.posted 5 days ago 341 viewsMarques to be honored by national medical association for dedication to apheresisMarisa Marques, M.D., receives awards for her commitment to apheresis at UAB.posted 4 days ago 444 viewsSee seven smart, short plays at Theatre UAB’s 14th annual Festival of 10-Minute PlaysAll of the plays in the March 6-10 festival are written, directed and acted by students, staff and faculty from the UAB Department of Theatre. All tickets are $5, and shows typically sell out.posted 8 days ago 752 viewsPeruvian native to lead top global tropical medicine training center at UABUAB names new leadership for Gorgas Center for Geographic Medicine.posted 12 days ago 1203 viewsHasson honored as outstanding clinician by American Thoracic SocietyUAB’s Jack Hasson has been named the 2017 Outstanding Clinician by the American Thoracic Society.posted 15 days ago 696 viewsUAB pulmonary investigators receive major NIH research grantsThree UAB investigators have received innovative research grants for lung diseases from the National Institutes of Health.posted 15 days ago 2595 viewsMeadows appointed co-chair of Alabama State Department of Education committeeLee Meadows, Ph.D., will serve as co-chair for the Alabama State Department of Education Strategic Planning Committee on Science.posted 16 days ago 769 viewsWorks by Computer Music Ensemble director, member, to be performed at festivalsAdjunct Professor Matthew Bryant will perform at the Root Signals Electronic Music Festival, and music technology senior Drew Romanowski’s piece “Eatit-n-Leave” was accepted and will be presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event.posted 18 days ago 1245 viewsUAB Piano Series presents former students of Yakov KasmanFour former students – Maeve Brophy, Edward Forstman, Kseniia Polstiankina and Cahill Smith – will perform works by Carter, Liszt, Medtner and Rachmaninoff in honor of Professor Yakov Kasman’s 50th birthday and his 15 years of teaching at UAB.
UAB’s Porterfield named to board of Institute for Surgical ExcellenceUAB’s John Porterfield, a leader in surgical education, has been named to the Board of Directors of the Institute for Surgical Excellence.posted 23 days ago 1944 viewsUAB English as a Second Language program receives $5 million to improve language learning in AlabamaThe grants will provide support for two projects that will provide training and professional development to current and future educators.posted 24 days ago 4396 viewsDransfield elected to American Society for Clinical InvestigationUAB’s Mark Dransfield has been elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society for physician-scientists who have made significant contributions to better understanding of human disease.posted 24 days ago 1414 viewsSpace archaeologist Sarah Parcak launches TED prize wish: GlobalXplorerGlobalXplorer is a citizen science archaeology platform that's "Indiana Jones meets Google Earth." The platform was created in collaboration with the National Geographic Society and DigitalGlobe.posted 26 days ago 1602 viewsNEJM lauds UAB study as one of the top neurology stories of 2016A UAB study confirming the efficacy of surgical removal of the thymus for patients with myasthenia gravis was cited as one of the top neurology stories of the year by the New England Journal of Medicine.posted 29 days ago 3055 viewsUAB Music presents new spring season of free student and faculty performances, guest artist recitals and symposiumsFrom the UAB Piano Series and Chamber Music @ AEIVA to dozens of free concerts and recitals by students and faculty, the UAB Department of Music offers a new season of outstanding performances.posted a while back 3671 viewsLocke selected for prestigious James IV Traveling fellowshipUAB kidney transplant surgeon will travel abroad as an ambassador representing the United States and share knowledge with peers in the surgical community.posted a while back 5536 viewsUAB investigators find repeat cesarean deliveries less cost-effective in low-risk womenFor women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.posted a while back 3723 views
- Event Date February 12