The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Jennifer L. Kilgo, Ed.D., as University Professor in Early Childhood Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) during its meeting Feb. 8, 2013. Kilgo earned her master’s degree in education from UAB in 1979 and joined the faculty of the School of Education in 1995. She has maintained continuous funding in the area of early childhood special education since 2000, and she has undertaken cross-disciplinary work with the schools of Nursing and Health Professions.
Health 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 today 90 viewsUAB driving simulator lab has national debut live on TODAYCutting-edge technology and research brings national attention to UAB.posted 4 days ago 2114 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 8 days ago 1480 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 12 days ago 2363 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 12 days ago 1010 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.
Four named holders of endowed chairs/professorships at UABFour UAB faculty members are named to endowed chair or professorship positions by the Board of Trustees.posted 19 days ago 1294 viewsPersonality may dictate how distracted you are while drivingUAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.posted 22 days ago 2074 viewsLawson receives ADA investigator awardNathaniel Lawson, DMD, assistant professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2015 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award given by the American Dental Association.posted 22 days ago 928 viewsUAB professor honored by Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Early-Career Physician AwardUAB professor awarded $15,000 for work in palliative care.posted 26 days ago 1151 viewsUAB awarded $19.5 million grant for new xenotransplantation programGift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.posted 25 days ago 4410 viewsRenowned liver, small bowel transplant surgeon Tector joins UABTector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.posted 25 days ago 2459 viewsCybersecurity experts work to create example solutions and best practices for protecting consumer information via retail payment systemsUAB serves as host site of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop to develop best practices to safeguard customer profiles.posted 28 days ago 991 viewsFour from UAB named to Association of American PhysiciansThe renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.posted 15 days ago 780 viewsPossible Viking discovery by UAB archaeologist could rewrite North American historyTwo-hour special, “Vikings Unearthed,” featuring UAB professor Sarah Parcak will premier online Monday, April 4, and will broadcast Wednesday, April 6, on PBS.posted a while back 2949 viewsBruce Korf videos on medical genetics will teach clinicians worldwideOpen-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.posted a while back 745 viewsMoore selected for competitive American Council of Learned Societies FellowshipThe fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.posted a while back 1415 viewsCan you own a cloned human? Expert explores this and other bioethical issues in new book based on hit sci-fi show “Orphan Black”Gregory Pence, Ph.D., international expert on the ethics of human cloning, discusses the science behind the hit TV show, when it gets the science right and when it doesn’t.posted a while back 1904 viewsShe brought ‘green’ science to UAB: Karolina Mukhtar and plant immunologyThe innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.posted a while back 1293 viewsUAB to establish endowed chair in nephrology in honor of Edwin RutskyA gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicineposted a while back 1086 views
- Event Date April 26