Open wide, Alabama. From Atmore to Huntsville, UAB School of Dentistry students are crisscrossing the state, gaining a variety of clinical experience while helping people in need. Discover how the school’s community-based training builds empathy and independence—and how it is prompting some new graduates to practice in rural areas
The 16th annual UAB School of Medicine art show kicks off March 22.
Gaurav Agrawal, junior in biomedical engineering, Christlin Ponraj, graduate student in biotechnology, and Angelin Ponraj, sophomore in biomedical sciences, are seeking a simple, private way to alert Alabama residents about their risk for diabetes.
Rohit Borah, a senior in political science and the fifth-year Master of Public Health program, has designed Nurture International to bring modernized, dynamic health education and literacy to children in low-income areas of Birmingham.

Gerardo Hernandez-Moreno, a junior in biomedical engineering, and JaVarus Humphries, junior in neuroscience, plan to develop a network of unbiased medical professionals to offer a safe place for inner-city youth to learn about sexual health and disease.
Aseel Dib, senior in neuroscience and chemistry and Mallack Jaber, senior in neuroscience, will work with student organizations at UAB to engage in dialogue about issues of Islamaphobia and xenophobia in Birmingham.
Public health graduate students Neha Kaushik and Sagar Kaushik, along with Esha Kaushik, senior in psychology, siblings originally from Weston, Connecticut, are supporting the education and medical aid of women in underprivileged areas of India through the nonprofit organization One Life at a Time.
When Ramon Jeter was in grade school, his mother would pack extra food in his lunchbox, “just in case there was a child who did not have anything to eat for lunch,” he recalled.
Anisha Das, senior in neuroscience, plans to enlist UAB student volunteers to serve as personalized computer skills tutors for residents of Birmingham’s Highland Manor assisted-living facility.

Armand Fernandez, a junior in health-related programs, wants to establish a fast, free and discreet condom-delivery service to UAB students living in residence halls.
Seth Borgstede, a junior in public health, plans to combat a major cause of death in children in the southern African nation of Mozambique: dehydration.
Rebecca Massey, a sophomore biology major, plans to pair undergraduate student mentors from UAB with underprivileged high school students from Birmingham City Schools.
Sean McMahon, a senior in public health, and Aarin Palomares, a senior in public health and a fifth-year Master of Public Health student, want to decrease infection rates associated with lack of sanitary feminine hygiene products and create economic opportunity for women living in a refugee camp in Turkey.
Aileen Jong, senior in philosophy, Michelle Nguyen, senior in neuroscience, and Clara Wan, senior in biology, are bringing attention to a little-discussed issue: menstrual hygiene management.
Remember the basics of water safety as you head to the pool, lake and beach.
The UAB Department of Music’s Jazz Summit is perfect for young musicians in grades nine-12, while the Percussion Symposium is ideal for percussionists of any age. Registration is open now.
UAB’s School of Health of Professions student Kevin McIntyre has placed third in the Richard J. Stull Student Essay Competition in Healthcare Management.
UAB joins with leading Parkinson’s disease organizations for a Birmingham conference.
To participate, drop off your tax-deductible donations of clean suits, jackets, skirts, shirts, dresses, casual pants, formal prom dresses, shoes, handbags, accessories and toiletries at any of several campus locations.
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