Health & Medicine
The scholarship will support students from the state of Alabama who demonstrate financial need and come from a disadvantaged background.
Bubbles, dancing, a ball that beeps: Each year, UAB health professions and education students design creative ways to exercise for Alabamians with disabilities. Discover how the student teams adapt each person’s passions into fun challenges that encourage physical activity and healthy lifestyles.

Once paralyzed from the neck down, Tim Alexander has become an invaluable member of the UAB Football family as a champion of the program’s return and a continuing inspiration.

The grant will help fund a study to determine whether people with multiple sclerosis get as much benefit from an exercise-based rehabilitation program delivered via internet and telephone as they do when the therapy is provided in a clinic.
For a second summer, Maria Onatunde traveled to UAB from Florida to participate in UAB's PARAdiGM program, which offers in-depth research experience for undergraduates from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds.
AIMTech’s ResistX treadmill will make its debut at the American College of Sports Medicine’s annual conference.
Several UAB programs ranked among the nation’s top 20 in 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools.”
From rapid diagnostic tools to next-generation therapies, UAB researchers are leading a multidisciplinary effort against traumatic brain injuries.
The Central Alabama Caribbean American Organization shares Caribbean culture and is a resource for area students from the Caribbean.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.
Cecilia Graham, P.T., Ph.D., has been awarded the American Physical Therapy Association Education Section’s Polly Cerasoli Lectureship Award.

More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.

Five UAB schools are among Top 10 in the nation, said U.S. News & World Report.

UAB departments most involved in rehabilitation science include Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Psychology and Occupational Therapy.

Small changes can be easier to stick with and add up to better health.

UAB faculty trained physical therapists at a facility in the Czech Republic.

Physical therapy chair wins state award for professionalism.

Physical therapy faculty member elected chair of a national specialty board.

The National Institutes of Health centers will close gaps in curricula so clinicians can make better and safer choices about pain treatment.

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