UAB’s team of rehab psychologists provides care and pathways to better the quality of life for patients who suffer from a multitude of traumatic injuries.
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The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

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Ph.D. candidate Kathryn Henley competed against 45 students to win first place at the 3MT Regional Competition in Annapolis, Maryland, on March 5.

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The UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive rehabilitation care.
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Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
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Investigators with the UAB School of Health Professions UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative have been awarded grants from the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention totaling more than $10 million during the next five years.
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From rapid diagnostic tools to next-generation therapies, UAB researchers are leading a multidisciplinary effort against traumatic brain injuries.

UAB’s Candace Floyd is set to take a top leadership post with the National Neurotrauma Society.

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UAB has established the third multidisciplinary comprehensive clinic in the world for transverse myelitis, a rare spinal cord disease.
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The Reflection Garden is a tribute and memorial to the life and service of Cecil Nepomuceno, M.D., a member of the department’s faculty from 1970 until his retirement in 1994.
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UAB has two Rhodes finalists and one Marshall finalist in 2014.
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“The Biggest Loser” at-home winner to be present at the 2nd Annual Run 4 Mike, a fundraiser for UAB research in transverse myelitis and multiple sclerosis.
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UAB’s Spain Rehabilitation Center celebrates its 50th anniversary with a scientific symposium on traumatic brain injury.
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Donations from the foundation to UAB total more than $10,000 to date.
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The National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center, housed at UAB, estimates that there are 270,000 people living with spinal cord injury in the United States.
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The awards fund first-year medical students for an eight-week session in scholarly research.

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Half of Alabama’s 2013 Goldwater Scholars study at UAB – university total is now 17 with eight scholarship winners in the past four years.

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

A Birmingham man coping with the spinal cord disease transverse myelitis creates a foundation to raise funds for research at UAB.

People with spina bifida now routinely live into adulthood; UAB’s Adult Spina Bifida Clinic handles their changing needs with one-stop shopping.

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