Aimee Holland, N.P., instructor and coordinator of the women’s health nurse practitioner/adult nurse practitioner dual specialty program in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing has been selected to join the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. The association’s mission is to assure the provision of quality health care to women of all ages by nurse practitioners.
Works by UAB art students to be featured with instructor Jenny Fine’s live performance event, “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind”During the presentation of “Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind,” Department of Art and Art History students from Jenny Fine’s class The Collected Narrative will have their own collaborative installations on view.posted today 107 viewsThis weekend’s TEDxBirmingham will have UAB flavorBevan, Locke, Saag are among 12 speakers who will speak at the annual, independently organized event which will challenge attendees to embrace the event’s theme of possibility.
UAB Department of Art and Art History partners with Sloss Furnaces and 2017 National Conference on Contemporary Cast Iron Art & Practices, April 5-8Eleven students will attend the conference, with registration paid by donors. Exhibitions by student and professional artists are planned at Sloss and around Birmingham, including UAB’s Project Space.
- Event Date March 25
Parcak named to Young Global Leaders Class of 2017Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., is one of 100 people named to the community of Young Global Leaders by the World Economic Forum.posted 6 days ago 790 viewsRussell set to release third novel in “Mackie” McKay series March 21UAB Internal Medicine and Pediatrics physician adds an audiobook feature with his latest release, which explores the power of pharmaceutical companies in this frightening medical thriller.posted 7 days ago 823 viewsCentor receives Robert J. Glaser Award from Society for General Internal MedicineA longtime UAB physician, educator and administrator has been honored with a major award from the Society for General Internal Medicine.posted 10 days ago 796 viewsUAB graduate and professional programs highly ranked by U.S. News & World ReportSeveral UAB programs once again are listed among the best in U.S. News & World Report rankings, including one program that vaulted 43 spots from one year ago.posted 13 days ago 1620 viewsEnnis receives early career publication awardRobin Ennis, Ph.D., has been recognized by the Council for Exceptional Children Division of Research for her work involving children with emotional and behavioral disorders.posted 13 days ago 1512 viewsUAB named Center of Comprehensive MS CareThe National Multiple Sclerosis Society has named UAB a Center of Comprehensive MS Care, the highest designation in its three-tiered system.posted 14 days ago 1638 viewsDavies named director of UAB cardiothoracic surgeryUAB has named James Davies the director of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery.posted 17 days ago 1175 viewsSickle cell gene linked to elevated risk of kidney failure in UAB studyNew data from the REGARDS study show that blacks with the sickle cell trait are more likely to develop kidney failure requiring dialysis.posted 18 days ago 1384 viewsUAB professor, students win at 2017 Birmingham American Advertising AwardsStudents, alumni and a professor from the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Art and Art History, Department of Music, and Digital Media won 15 Best in Show, Gold and Silver awards.posted 20 days ago 3500 viewsPeters receives Distinguished Scholar Award
- Event Date April 5
Gary Peters, Ph.D., has been recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.Owsley selected to serve on the Research to Prevent Blindness Scientific Advisory PanelOwsley will be responsible for making recommendations regarding grant funding to the Research to Prevent Blindness Board of Trustees.posted 27 days ago 765 viewsUAB 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 a while back 1652 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 a while back 4273 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 a while back 3077 viewsUAB names new chair for Department of OtolaryngologyUAB’s Department of Otolaryngology taps William R. Carroll, M.D., as chair.posted a while back 1022 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 a while back 1245 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 a while back 2695 views