The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Melinda M. Lalor, Ph.D., professor emerita in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Engineering during its meeting on Sept. 13, 2013. Lalor earned her bachelor of science in civil engineering degree cum laude from UAB in 1989 and joined the faculty that year as an instructor and research assistant. She was appointed associated dean of the school in 2005 and interim dean in 2011. She received the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1998.
Anal intercourse linked to increased risk of incontinence in both males, femalesNew book by UAB professor examines the role of African-American educators during the Birmingham civil rights movementCollat School of Business dean to be honored at A.G. Gaston ConferenceJack recognized for innovation in business and education in memory of Birmingham’s A.G. Gaston.posted 2 days ago 103 viewsUAB Psychology professor given early career awardFaculty member honored for significant contributions to the field.posted 2 days ago 161 viewsGibbons Hallman to lead state Emergency Nurses AssociationLandefeld named to U.S. Preventive Services Task ForceUAB’s Henna Budhwani and Melissa Mancini named Top 40 Under 402016 TED Prize wish reveal to be streamed live at UAB Hill Student Center
UAB research makes Discover Magazine’s top 100 stories of the yearDiscover Magazine names UABresearch among top 100 stories of 2015.posted 15 days ago 1575 views20th Holley Prize Lecture on systemic lupusHarvard professor to deliver Holley Prize Lecture on systemic lupus at UAB Medical Grand Rounds.
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John Kearney named an American Association of Immunologists career award recipientKearney was cited for outstanding contributions to B cell biology.posted 18 days ago 984 viewsDiscrimination, alcohol and tobacco linked to panic attacks in minoritiesA UAB study found that minority Americans who encounter discriminatory sentiments and actions are more likely to experience panic attacks, and smoking or consuming excessive amounts of alcohol were also identified as factors.posted 21 days ago 1448 viewsUAB’s Kasman set to perform in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster and Friends series “Russian Moods”
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Kasman will perform Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich trios Jan. 26, and give preconcert talks prior to performances Feb. 5-6 as part of “Russian Moods.”New data show blacks are at higher risk for first strokeResearch shows blacks are nearly three times more likely to have a stroke at age 45 than whites.posted 23 days ago 1405 viewsLongtime professor wins UAB lifetime teaching awardCollat professor Joe Van Matre receives recognition for an outstanding commitment to teaching.posted 23 days ago 768 viewsGurley receives Distinguished Scholar Award
Keith Gurley, Ed.D., assistant professor of educational leadership, is recognized for his professional achievements by the American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences.Fisher named fellow by American College of Sports MedicineAssistant Professor Gordon Fisher, Ph.D., is recognized for his professional achievements that support the ACSM goals.posted a while back 374 viewsAdolescents stress more with poor sleepCortisol levels that indicate increased stress response are higher in adolescents with sleep problems.posted 29 days ago 2751 viewsUAB’s online programs move up in U.S. News & World Report rankingsUAB online programs ranked in six of the eight categories measured.posted a while back 5134 viewsOn exhibition at UAB: “Ty Smith: Forty-Nine Drawings” at Project Space from Jan. 18-31See an exhibition of Smith’s most recent graphite works at a Project Space show presented by the Department of Art and Art History, with a free reception from 6-8 p.m. Jan. 19.
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