The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Karlene K. Ball, Ph.D., University Professor of Psychology and director of the Center for Research in Applied Gerontology, endowed chair in developmental psychology during its meeting April 13, 2012. Ball joined the UAB faculty in 1990 and is associate director of the UAB Center for Aging.
UAB archaeologist discovers new monument at one of the most famous archaeological sites in the worldSatellite, drone images and ground surveys led to the discovery of a massive man-made platform hidden under sand in the ancient city of Petra.posted yesterday 915 viewsRegions Institute helps money make senseThis summer, some young campers are learning survival skills—the kind involving budgeting and saving money. It’s one facet of the Regions Institute for Financial Education at UAB, which gives kids, parents, college students, and the public the tools for success. Discover how the nuts and bolts of dollars and cents can pay dividends for life.posted 2 days ago 299 viewsUAB arts faculty teaching, performing, exhibiting and researching this summer in Alabama, across the nation and around the worldArts faculty from the UAB College of Arts and Sciences are taking time this summer to practice their art forms and share their skills with students and audiences here and around the globe.posted 3 days ago 708 viewsIn U.S. first, UAB physician uses telehealth to replace comprehensive face-to-face visit for home dialysis patientEric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.posted 4 days ago 2573 viewsUAB to support White House effort to increase living kidney transplantsNew Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.posted 11 days ago 3882 views
Hasan named senior member by Association of Computing MachineryOnly 151 computer scientists worldwide were recognized as senior members by the ACM in 2015.posted 17 days ago 6744 viewsUAB’s Yabing Chen named a VA Research Career ScientistThis competitive award recognizes outstanding achievements and contributions to VA research and provides five years of salary support.posted 17 days ago 1933 viewsUAB’s Wick Many named to list of influential leaders in River RegionWick Many, associate dean in Montgomery, named one of 10 leaders of the River Region by Montgomery Advertiser.posted 22 days ago 668 viewsUAB Cancer Center scientists present pioneering research at ASCO national meetingUAB investigators will present innovative patient-centered research at the American Society of Clinical Oncology national meeting.posted 23 days ago 835 viewsNew 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 24 days ago 3220 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 a while back 3052 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 a while back 1480 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 a while back 2090 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 a while back 1449 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 a while back 1851 viewsMore than 10 risk factors identified in readmission of pediatric neurosurgery patientsBig data provides insight into patient readmission after pediatric neurosurgery.posted a while back 2939 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 a while back 1897 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 a while back 1425 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 a while back 1540 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 a while back 3448 views