Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
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Second annual Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety workshop will target the development of early and mid-career nurse leaders.
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The Deep South Center for Occupational Health & Safety at the University of Alabama at Birmingham is accepting applications for grants of up to $20,000.
Hear from a panel of experts about the use of mobile phone apps and other mobile technology at this Feb. 9 event at the Edge of Chaos.
Assistant professor of epidemiology to discuss work in Nigeria as part of the Sparkman Global Health Lecture Series.
This year's Ann Dial McMillan Endowed Lectureship in Family and Child Health lecture features James W. Collins, M.D., MPH, a researcher from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
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Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., has been awarded the 2014 Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching.
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Classic psychedelic drugs include LSD, psilocybin and mescaline. This new School of Public Health research is published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology.
Students from four schools and nine majors will travel to CGIU in March.
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New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.
Ted Kaptchuk, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and director of the Harvard-wide Program in Placebo Studies and the Therapeutic Encounter, will present “Placebo Effects: how is medicine more than drugs and surgery?” on Jan. 13.
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Best of 2014 2Sixteen 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.
Looking forward to a promising 2015, UAB News revisits some top stories of 2014.
An estimated 1,100 students will walk in UAB’s two commencement ceremonies, and 73 will receive their doctoral hoods this fall.
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New International Journal of Obesity paper offers an algorithm to more accurately predict body weight change outcomes.

A UAB School of Public Health researcher has published a theory that suggests a mother’s activity and metabolism can influence her child’s likelihood of being obese.

UAB researchers compared two sets of guidelines to ascertain if people with chronic kidney disease should take statins to reduce high cholesterol levels linked to cardiovascular disease.
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Seven nonprofit groups are set to implement their ideas after the Community Health Innovation Awards provided funding for their winning proposals.
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Epidemiology and genomics teased out genetic and environmental links to the white blood cell tumors called lymphomas
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