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.
UAB’s Adult CF program wins national quality awardThe Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes UAB’s Adult CF Program with Quality Care Award.posted today 9 viewsSustainability experts considering ways to revitalize metro areaThe UAB Sustainable Smart Cities Research Center brought together green experts from around the world for the fourth annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium.posted today 47 viewsUAB professor named a community Game ChangerProfessor Anthony Hood will receive special recognition for his work creating the NHabit Bush Hills project during the 2015 Vulcans Community Awards.posted yesterday 824 viewsUAB is top Alabama university in U.S. News & World Report global rankingsU.S. News’ 2016 Best Global Universities ranked UAB among the top 200 in the world and top 75 in the United States, making UAB the highest-ranked university in Alabama.posted yesterday 2751 viewsLoder-Jackson named associate editor of urban education research journalSchool of Education professor to serve as one of two associate editors for Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research.posted 6 days ago 1162 viewsPlatform1 visual arts event at UAB’s 2300 Studios on Oct. 17 to benefit scholarshipsDiscover artists in their studios, participate in workshops and demonstrations, and purchase artwork to support UAB Department of Art and Art History student scholarships.posted 6 days ago 942 viewsTugs and pulls: How a molecular motor untangles proteinE. coli ClpB is a bacterial enzyme that untangles proteins. Such tangles are hallmarks of neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. A study led by UAB's Aaron Lucius, Ph.D., offers new insight on this amazing molecular machine, and could eventually point toward new treatment approaches.posted 8 days ago 1307 views
UAB Medicine-Leeds clinic to open Oct. 21The new internal medicine and pediatric clinic will feature an outpatient diagnostic center with a cutting-edge imaging facility and full ambulatory lab services, all on-site.posted 10 days ago 1965 viewsUAB research finds automated voice imitation can fool humans and machinesUAB researchers have found automated and human verification for voice-based user authentication vulnerable, and explore how an attacker in possession of voice audio samples could compromise a victim’s security, safety and privacy.posted 13 days ago 4266 viewsThe truth about vaccines: They are safe, and they save livesDavid Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.posted 13 days ago 2204 viewsPrestigious Komen traineeship awarded to UAB School of NursingThe three-year grant will provide graduate scholars with stipends and other financial and educational support to pursue training in disparities research.posted 13 days ago 984 viewsNewsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 includes UAB cancer specialistsMany UAB physicians from a variety of specialties appear on the prestigious Newsweek Top Cancer Doctors 2015 list.posted 14 days ago 4672 viewsStandard treatment better than proposed alternative for unexplained infertilityClomiphene is more effective than letrozole for achieving pregnancy, NIH-funded study finds.posted 15 days ago 1102 viewsNursing student receives JANAC Article of the Year honorNatalie Wilson’s Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care paper presents a conceptual framework and rationale to investigate the link between microbial translocation and symptoms in patients with HIV.posted 16 days ago 502 viewsNursing professor receives mentorship awardThe Academy Health Interdisciplinary Research Group on Nursing Issues has honored UAB’s Patrician for her commitment to the career development of young investigators.posted 16 days ago 459 viewsLandmark study shows intensive blood pressure management may save livesLower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.posted 27 days ago 2714 viewsUAB Art professor’s works on show in beta pictoris gallerySonja Rieger’s new series of photographs are portraits of young girls in rural Camden, Alabama, in their Halloween costumes.posted 27 days ago 926 viewsLatest in prostate cancer detection — now offered at UAB — results in fewer unnecessary biopsiesThe prostate-specific antigen, or PSA, test has limitations, but the new Prostate Health Index can offer an exact percentage of prostate cancer risk.posted a while back 1698 viewsUAB DAAH presents “Hither and Yon” lecture and panel discussion Sept. 12
“Hither and Yon” is a two-part exhibition and panel discussion featuring four artists, presented by The Fuel and Lumber Company in collaboration with the UAB Department of Art and Art History.UAB professor recognized for online educationInternational award honors computer information sciences professor’s project.posted a while back 2966 views