Kristi L. Stringer will study the interrelated stigmas around HIV infection and substance abuse.
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Sixteen clinical centers and 30 hospitals will enroll up to 5,700 pregnant women to evaluate the benefits and harms of pharmacologic treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy.

This annual award recognizes the outstanding achievements by women in the statistical sciences.

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The Honors College welcomed 375 incoming freshmen from 21 states and the U.K. The students’ average GPA is 41 and average ACT is 30.

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The ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the most extensive known outbreak of this disease. While the risk of globalization is low, says one UAB expert, awareness is important.
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Investigators from UAB’s Nutrition Obesity Research Center and School of Public Health have been awarded a four-year, $1 million R25 grant to deliver an annual short course on innovative methods to find obesity causes.
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With a career spanning more than 40 years, Jack Lemons, Ph.D., is being honored by the School of Public Health for major impacts at UAB.
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After leaving UAB in 2011 to hold a senior leadership position in academic medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin, G. Allen Bolton Jr. has been selected through a national search to replace the retiring Richard Margison.

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States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.
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David B. Allison, associate dean for Science in the UAB School of Public Health, has been named a fellow of The Gerontological Society of America.
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Nepal has high rates of HPV infection, which nearly always causes cervical cancer. UAB research looks at the prevalence and a potential screening method.
The American Society of Nutrition is dedicated to bringing together the world’s top researchers, clinical nutritionists and industry to advance knowledge and application of nutrition for the sake of humans and animals.
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People trying to lose weight are often told to eat more fruits and vegetables, but new UAB research shows this bit of advice may not be true.
UAB researchers lay out the facts on commonly held but often erroneous obesity myths. Their conclusion? It’s time to move on.
The American Industrial Hygiene Association honors Elizabeth H. Maples, Ph.D., for her extraordinary contributions.
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UAB epidemiologist Christine Skibola used genomics to identify a DNA variant that makes some susceptible to leukemia.
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Julia Gohlke, Ph.D., received the F. Clarke Fraser New Investigator Award for cutting-edge research related to birth defects and other disorders of developmental origin.
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Alva Ferdinand, Dr.P.H., received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from AcademyHealth, the premier academic professional association for health services and health policy researchers.
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Previous research has found an association between not eating breakfast and obesity; but no large, randomized controlled trials had sought to find causation until now.
HIV may now be a chronic, manageable disease for most patients in the United States, but mothers and children in sub-Saharan Africa are still suffering. One UAB School of Public Health researcher hopes to improve their situation. 
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