Marti Rice, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has been selected to serve as the 2013-2014 chair-elect of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. Rice’s responsibilities as chair-elect include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable, and facilitating special initiatives.
CANS is the nursing science arm of the American Academy of Nursing and is open to anyone wishing to join in being a strong voice nationally and internationally for the development, conduct and use of nursing science. CANS’ mission is to promote better health through nursing science and to be recognized as the collective, national voice for nursing science.
Debunking 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 4 days ago 791 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 8 days ago 1704 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 8 days ago 739 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 15 days ago 1200 viewsPersonality may dictate how distracted you are while drivingUAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.posted 18 days ago 1951 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 18 days ago 854 viewsUAB professor honored by Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Early-Career Physician AwardUAB professor awarded $15,000 for work in palliative care.posted 22 days ago 1038 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 21 days ago 4253 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 21 days ago 2312 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 24 days ago 932 viewsFour from UAB named to Association of American PhysiciansThe renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.posted 11 days ago 702 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 28 days ago 2848 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 29 days ago 691 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 1354 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 1841 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 1232 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 1029 viewsWorld’s most endangered sea turtle species in even more trouble than we thoughtUAB researchers use novel approach with historic film to discover just how endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles are.posted a while back 6307 viewsACS provides grant to UAB junior faculty to jump-start cancer researchUAB receives American Cancer Society grant to foster early career development in junior faculty conducting cancer research.posted a while back 1166 views
- Event Date April 26