Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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Comparative effectiveness research is creating new challenges as it generates much needed new evidence," said Monika M. Safford, M.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
From Family Practice News
Constraint-induced movement therapy – a technique fairly well known for stroke – helps patients with hemiparetic multiple sclerosis, too. That might be why Dr. Victor W. Mark and his colleagues at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that the benefits of even a 10-day course of therapy persist for several years.
Some researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) are working to eliminate the need to use passwords to gain access to desktops, laptops and other devices.
Tonya Perry, Ph.D., will serve on the executive committee for the National Council of Teachers of English’s Conference on English Education.
The Viva Health Starlight Gala, an annual fund-raiser for the Stephens Center. [Steve] Martin — a multi-threat artist who's also earned acclaim as an actor, writer and producer — would perform here in bluegrass mode, showcasing his banjo skills with the Steep Canyon Rangers.
Researchers at UAB have developed a risk assessment to help determine the likelihood someone may develop dementia. "We can offer targets for amounts of physical activity, cholesterol levels, weight, that will lower the risk of any individual," said Dr. David Geldmacher, a neurologist at UAB.
Rod Nowakowski, dean of the School of Optometry, was the recipient of the Humanitarian Award by the Lions of Alabama, a sight conservation group.
UAB will be hosting the third annual Sustainable Smart Cities Symposium on Thursday, which will focus on a variety of topics from economic development to health and livability of cities.
Sarah Parcak, an associate professor of anthropology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), has been named to the first group of "40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire" by NerdScholar, part of the NerdWallet web site.
A museum curator who specializes in temple architecture and Rajput paintings, [Cathleen] Cummings was not your average American tourist in India. But she was still bowled over by what she saw. It was a quilt stitched in the traditional “sujani” style, with one great thematic exception: instead of the typical take on rural life -- usually dotted in cows -- this textile bore vignettes of women handing out prophylactics, and a border of condoms.
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