The longstanding UAB Community Eye Care program is now serving patients in the new Western Health Center, part of the Jefferson County Department of Health.
Published in Service to Community
Under the guidance of Dean Max Michael, M.D., since 2001, the SOPH has identified five areas of focus for the next five years.
UAB Athletics ramps up fundraising with campaign launch event Aug. 18.
Convergence insufficiency can be mistaken for attention deficit disorder because the inability to focus eyesight can lead to reading and attention problems.
Gift of $500,000 by leader in the dental lab industry includes computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing software for milling dental prostheses and completing restorations.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
As UAB’s strategic planning process continues, top CAS priorities include undergraduate program development, and recruitment, retention and graduation; building a new College of Arts and Sciences building and renovating Campbell Hall; and growing leadership and personnel.
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
Finley family gives $3.4 million gift to university. Endowed scholarship established, Reynolds Historical Library, lectureship to be renamed in their honor.
Crowdfunding platform developed to help faculty, staff and students secure financial support for special projects.
UAB plans to open BBVA Compass Field in fall 2015.
Published in Enhancing Facilities
Philanthropic support has enabled the UAB Department of Neurology to make huge strides in knowledge of diseases such as Parkinson’s.
On the heels of reaching the halfway point of its ambitious $1 billion fundraising goal, UAB’s compelling “Give Something, Change Everything” TV spots highlight diverse initiatives.
The Children’s of Alabama board of trustees voted to pledge support for pediatric initiatives in the UAB School of Medicine.
Published in Focus on Patient Care
More than 74,000 donors have contributed $500 million so far in UAB's largest-ever philanthropic campaign.
Published in Service to Community
The University of Alabama at Birmingham Institute for Human Rights will create and foster new research, policy solutions, educational programming, and outreach activities relating to all aspects of human rights ranging from the local to the international level.
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Many people acquire this fungal infection during childhood — but Cryptococcus generally stays dormant in healthy people. It also can re-activate later in life, and one infectious disease expert wants to find out why.
A year into the UAB strategic planning process, UAB President Ray L. Watts reflects on the institution’s influence and the importance and initial success of the vital campuswide effort.
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The Department of Biostatistics at the School of Public Health is the national statistical and data coordinating center for CREST-2, two randomized controlled trials comparing different combinations of stroke prevention methods — surgery, carotid stenting and medical management — that will take place at approximately 120 medical centers.
Kerry Stein plays golf recreationally and participates annually in the UAB School of Optometry tournament to support the needs of the school — needs he understands well as a staunch supporter who happens to be blind.
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