Emily Boohaker, M.D., associate professor in the UAB School of Medicine’s Division of General Internal Medicine and chief quality and patient safety officer for the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation, has been recognized by the YMCA of Greater Birmingham for her dedication and commitment to promoting healthy lifestyles. Boohaker is one of three doctors acknowledged as a YMCA Physician Champion For Health. She was cited for her leadership as the chair of the Community Advisory Board for the YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program.
Loder-Jackson named associate editor of urban education research journalSchool of Education professor to serve as one of two associate editors for Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research.posted 3 days ago 681 viewsPlatform1 visual arts event at UAB’s 2300 Studios on Oct. 17 to benefit scholarshipsDiscover artists in their studios, participate in workshops and demonstrations, and purchase artwork to support UAB Department of Art and Art History student scholarships.posted 3 days ago 512 viewsTugs and pulls: How a molecular motor untangles proteinE. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.posted 5 days ago 901 views
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic to open Oct. 21The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.posted 7 days ago 1580 viewsUAB research finds automated voice imitation can fool humans and machinesUAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.posted 10 days ago 4006 viewsThe truth about vaccines: They are safe, and they save livesDavid Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.posted 10 days ago 2109 viewsPrestigious Komen traineeship awarded to UAB School of NursingThe three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.posted 10 days ago 947 viewsNewsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 includes UAB cancer specialistsMany UAB physicians from a variety of specialties appear on the prestigious Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 list.posted 11 days ago 3059 viewsStandard treatment better than proposed alternative for unexplained infertilityClomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.posted 12 days ago 1043 viewsNursing student receives JANAC Article of the Year honorNatalie Wilson’s Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care paper presents a conceptual framework and rationale to investigate the link between microbial translocation and symptoms in patients with HIV.posted 13 days ago 462 viewsNursing professor receives mentorship awardThe Academy Health Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues has honored UAB’s Patrician for her commitment to the career development of young investigators.posted 13 days ago 420 viewsLandmark study shows intensive blood pressure management may save livesLower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.posted 24 days ago 2666 viewsUAB Art professor’s works on show in beta pictoris gallerySonja Rieger’s new series of photographs are portraits of young girls in rural Camden, Alabama, in their Halloween costumes.posted 24 days ago 877 viewsLatest in prostate cancer detection — now offered at UAB — results in fewer unnecessary biopsiesThe prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test has limitations, but the new Prostate Health Index can offer an exact percentage of prostate cancer risk.posted 27 days ago 1660 viewsUAB DAAH presents “Hither and Yon” lecture and panel discussion Sept. 12
“Hither and Yon” is a two-part exhibition and panel discussion featuring four artists, presented by The Fuel and Lumber Company in collaboration with the UAB Department of Art and Art History.UAB professor recognized for online educationInternational award honors computer information sciences professor’s project.posted a while back 2918 viewsBirmingham Flag Project looking to reimagine city’s flagEach entry to the project will be exhibited at the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space from Oct. 19-24, with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.posted a while back 1274 viewsUAB’s Oh receives prestigious lifetime award from AANEMOh honored with lifetime award from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.posted a while back 1530 viewsNIH awards nearly $34 million to UAB Center for Clinical and Translational ScienceThis renewing of UAB’s prestigious Center for Translational Science Award will bolster research and workforce development at UAB and throughout its regional partner network in the Southeast.posted a while back 7311 viewsUAB names McMahon dean of Graduate SchoolLori McMahon, Ph.D., will enrich excellence and innovation in graduate education through professional and career-development initiatives and lead collaborative efforts for recruitment and outreach with various academic units to attract highly qualified students.posted a while back 5815 views