Jean Ivey, D.S.N., N.P., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest full-service national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties, representing the interests of the approximately 155,000 nurse practitioners around the country. The mission of the AANP is to lead nurse practitioners in transforming patient centered health care.
UAB professors recognized for research efforts by NSF CAREER AwardsTwo UAB professors, Amber Genau, Ph.D., and Nicole Riddle, Ph.D., will receive funding from an elite program honoring young researchers.posted yesterday 303 viewsKorf appointed new editor of The American Journal of Human GeneticsKorf served on the Society’s Board of Directors from 2004-2005 and received its annual Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education in 2009.posted yesterday 436 viewsUAB selected as new member of NSF’s Innovation Corps programThe $565,000 award will help grow the existing Southern hub to include additional institutions and provide more funding.posted 2 days ago 684 viewsUAB optometrist recognized as a top leader in the contact lens industryContact Lens Spectrum names UAB optometrist in the top 30 most influential in the contact lens industry.posted 3 days ago 387 viewsMcCornack wins best article award from International Association of Language and Social Psychology
The article — rated on innovation, contribution to research on language and social psychology, quality of writing, and methodological rigor — was selected as the best among papers published over a two-year period.NIH awards more than $150 million for research on environmental influences on child healthThe University of Alabama at Birmingham will help investigate the influence of environmental exposures on children’s health from conception through early childhood.posted 7 days ago 1442 viewsSchool of Nursing professor and Ph.D. student receive prestigious research grants in their fieldPat Patrician and Ph.D. student Pauline Swiger receive TriService Nursing grants.posted 9 days ago 562 viewsUAB’s Yakov Kasman to perform one of world’s most demanding piano works as soloist with Russian orchestraThe Saratov Philharmonic Orchestra has invited Yakov Kasman to perform Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 as a soloist to open its 70th concert season.posted 9 days ago 1118 viewsRecord 19,535 students #ChooseUABRecord student recruitment and retention gains have vaulted UAB enrollment from a previous high of 18,698 in 2014 to 19,535, with key increases mirroring targeted initiatives to attract and retain freshmen, Honors College, Blazing Start, international and transfer students, and officials say it is just the beginning.posted 9 days ago 8665 viewsUAB expands elder care program to vascular surgery unit
A UAB nurse is working to expand the Hospital Elder Life Program as the focus of her fellowship with the Gerontological Nursing Leadership Academy.Gakumo among scholars chosen for NIA Butler–Williams Scholars Program
Gakumo among scholars chosen for NIA Butler–Williams Scholars ProgramUAB professor receives award for commitment to Birmingham community
The Vulcan Awards recognize Henna Budhwani, Ph.D., for her ongoing efforts to improve health outcomes in the United States and internationally.Book highlights differences in preterm births in America and other countries
Clinical and epidemiological data are combined with sociology and anthropology to better understand preterm birth in the United States compared to Canada, the United Kingdom and other Western European countries.UAB professor honored with distinguished appointment in geographical exploration
The Explorers Club chose UAB’s James McClintock for a fellowship in international exploration for significant scientific contributions.UAB research shows socioeconomic factors affect younger multiple myeloma patients' survival
A significant new UAB study published in Cancer shows that key socioeconomic factors, not race, affect survival of younger multiple myeloma patients.UAB Music announces fall 2016 season of free recitals and concerts, opera, gospel and choral performanceThe UAB Department of Music presents student and faculty performances, the UAB Piano Series with Eric Zuber, UAB Gospel Choir, Chamber Music @ AEIVA, UAB Opera and more.
Medical considerations for international travel
- Event Date October 12
A UAB expert recommends international travelers consult with a physician four to six weeks prior to travel and learn medical risks and how to prevent illness while abroad.UAB introduces new venue on campus for Art faculty to showcase visual research and interdisciplinary workSee works by UAB Department of Art and Art History faculty on display, and enjoy monthly coffee breaks with presenting faculty at Workspace, located at the AEIVA.
UAB professor recognized for achievements in nutrition research
- Event Date October 3
The American College of Nutrition recognizes David Allison, Ph.D., and his continued advancement of research in diet and nutrition.Advancements in aging research target multiple age-related diseases
Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly.