Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
After 22 Antarctic journeys, UAB biologist Jim McClintock is practically a local. Between scientific expeditions, he leads cruises to the icy continent, offering Alabamians a peek inside polar research labs and highlighting the impact of climate change on the majestic landscape. Five travelers share life-changing moments from their trips with McClintock in UAB Magazine.
Justice may be blind, but Griffin Edwards isn’t. The UAB Collat School of Business assistant professor crunches numbers to shed light on the surprising, often unintended consequences of laws. He reveals what he’s learned from crime data, crop yields, and golf scores in UAB Magazine.
"I think the message should be clear from a public health perspective that tobacco smoke is not different from marijuana smoke in terms of its effect on endothelial function, and perhaps we need to have policy to cover banning marijuana smoke in open setting," said Donna Arnett, M.D., past president of the AHA.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has established the Neuroscience Roadmap Scholars Program in an effort to increase the number of graduate students in the field. Prospective graduate students will need to apply and be accepted into the university’s, Graduate Biomedical Sciences, Behavioral Neuroscience, or Vision Science graduate programs.