University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Professor Marti Rice, Ph.D., has been selected for induction as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Rice, who was the 2010-11 president of the Southern Nursing Research Society, joined the UAB School of Nursing in 1997 and teaches research methods, statistics and child-health theories and concepts and emerging child-health issues in the Leadership Education in Child Health Nursing program, funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau. She is a co-investigator on a challenge grant funded by the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center to offer distance education to international study coordinators and test the effectiveness of the educational offering. Rice earned her bachelor’s degree from Creighton University, her master’s from the Medical College of Georgia and her doctorate from Georgia State University.
NIH awards nearly $34 million to UAB Center for Clinical and Translational ScienceUAB names McMahon dean of Graduate SchoolUAB alumna Lindsey Harris named Advanced Practice Nurse of the YearThree UAB Hospital nurses recognized for excellence by AACNUAB School of Nursing named top value master’s program in U.S.Asking the questions others aren’t — UAB School of Public Health planning to maintain successUnder the guidance of Dean Max Michael, M.D., since 2001, the SOPH has identified five areas of focus for the next five years.posted 16 days ago 1805 viewsUAB ranked among the world’s top 150 by Center for World University Rankings
UAB has been ranked among the top 150 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.Community of the South: Donors help stretch UAB Kidney Chain to record 51 transplantsFifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.posted 16 days ago 8338 viewsFrank talk about sex key to improving Americans’ sexual health, says UAB physicianIn JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.posted 23 days ago 2178 viewsAmerican Academy of Optometry to honor Wendy Marsh-TootleThe former UAB Pediatric Optometry Service director will be recognized during the annual AAO meeting this October in New Orleans.posted 24 days ago 1402 viewsThe last hope: UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases ProgramUAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program is the court of last resort for those with baffling diseases that have never been diagnosed.posted 25 days ago 3361 viewsUAB faculty recognized nationally for biomedical researchSorge honored as a young leader in the field of pain research and neuroscience by national organization.posted a while back 2073 viewsTwo UAB advisors honored at national levelAcademic advisors from the Collat School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences recognized nationally for their contributions to the improvement of advising services.posted a while back 1689 viewsPollocks make list of top nephrology, dialysis professorsUAB professors who developed a new area of translational cardio-renal research are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in the field.posted a while back 1494 viewsMolecular study points to possible therapy for autoimmune diseaseThe challenge is to stifle the binding of inhibitory antibodies but retain activity of a blood enzyme.posted a while back 1468 viewsRowe named head of UAB Cystic Fibrosis CenterThe CF clinical trials expert will take the reins of the UAB Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Center on Aug. 1.posted a while back 2401 viewsOcean acidification to lead the way for food chain changesUAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.posted a while back 2767 viewsEarly Childhood Special Education professor awarded 1.25 million grant from U.S. Department of Education1.25 million grant will be used to improve services and results for young children with disabilities and their families.posted a while back 2636 viewsBaby JJ scheduled to have second hypoplastic left heart syndrome surgery TuesdayNarrowing of aortic arch, infant’s otherwise good health prompt physicians to move Baby JJ’s Glenn procedure up one month.posted a while back 1849 viewsFirst-of-its-kind tornado panels installed in Montgomery home
A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.