“Rachel M. Ejem: Intersections” features Ejem’s recent research using mixed-media drawings and installation to investigate mathematical and metaphorical ideas of intersection.

The 200-member-strong band is rehearsing its show of hit soundtrack tunes, “Hollywood,” for performances at UAB football games, exhibitions and parades. 

Kelly Walters relishes her access to scientists, clinicians and research opportunities unavailable to undergraduates at many other universities as she builds toward a career in medicine.  

A study has found that people who remained sedentary after mentally demanding tasks consumed more calories than those who exercised. 

Parcak will enlist the help of citizens from around the world to search for hidden civilizations through an online platform called GlobalXplorer.

Intrepid students are exchanging their textbooks for a world atlas, studying sustainability in the Netherlands, Spanish in Costa Rica—even marine ecology in Antarctica. UAB Education Abroad students and faculty describe the life-changing thrill of travel and share the discoveries and insights they have brought home.

The American College of Nutrition recognizes David Allison, Ph.D., and his continued advancement of research in diet and nutrition. 

Articles published today by UAB and its Geroscience Network collaborators explore new interventions in aging processes as part of an effort to increase the healthy, independent years of life for the elderly. 

UAB Medicine opens a new neurosurgery clinic on the Highway 280 corridor in Greystone

The dual-degree Master of Public Health/Master of Business Administration program, which is ranked first of 50 in the rankings, will launch at UAB this fall.

Sedentary behavior — even among physically active people — may be associated with an increased risk of heart disease, diabetes and more. 

Broad telehealth accessibility in Alabama would provide unprecedented access to care in rural areas by eliminating the geographic divide and improving the quality of life for those with chronic and rare diseases. 

To celebrate the center’s first 20 years, and in preparation for the next decade, UAB’s Alys Stephens Center builds a new vision for the arts in Birmingham.

UAB School of Medicine has named respected clinician-educator Roger D. Smalligan, M.D., MPH, dean of the Huntsville Regional Medical Campus

UAB clinical psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides tips for college students experiencing homesickness.

UAB medical school students will host the 5K to raise funds for the Equal Access Birmingham free health clinic. 

From gaming, karaoke and a welcome concert to a UAB Football Green and Gold Game, students have a full calendar of fun as they return to campus.
UAB presents New Frontiers of Pain Research in the 21st Century, Oct. 14-15.
The Master of Public Health and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine dual-degree program aims to equip veterinary professionals with a public health perspective.

The dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine will present the keynote address at the UAB Medicine Leadership in Academic Medicine lecture series Aug. 16. 

A wearable cloud make the design of mobile and wearable devices simple, inexpensive and lightweight by having mobile device users tap into the resources of the wearable cloud, instead of relying solely on the capabilities of their mobile hardware. 

Maryann Manning, a longtime UAB School of Education faculty member, has been honored for her contributions and lifelong dedication to the field of literacy.

The unique new program, in collaboration with the UAB schools of Medicine and the Public Health, will prepare future social workers for in-demand jobs by focusing on health and behavioral health using an innovative model of evidence-based education.  

Kelly Mitchell and Sarah Urdaneta will earn degrees from the UAB School of Nursing and walk together in UAB’s summer commencement ceremony Aug. 13. 

Works of art created by children who are visually impaired are on exhibition at UAB’s Edge of Chaos through Oct. 15, and some works are available for purchase.

A UAB urologist has led the development of extensive guidelines of surgical management of kidney stones.

UAB’s Lindsay Rhodes, M.D., will study telemedicine as a potential strategy to improve eye disease detection and management. 

The 186 members of the UAB School of Medicine Class of 2020 will receive their symbolic white coats at a ceremony Aug. 14.

UAB researchers have discovered that an infant’s airway — once thought to be sterile until after birth — is colonized by bacteria or bacterial DNA, which could be protective for or predict development of severe lung disease, knowledge that may offer a therapeutic target.
As a Cramer Morgan Fellow, Joy Barros will receive full tuition and additional funding for travel related to her research, which she hopes will improve drug prevention and intervention programs on college campuses.
An NIH grant will help support personalized medicine and patient-oriented research at UAB.
The summit will provide an opportunity to learn from people who are experts in their field, some of whom have achieved an enormous amount of success in their own states.
A UAB School of Dentistry faculty member talks bad breath — where it comes from and how to fight it.
UAB students forged a new path through the city’s past, creating a walking tour highlighting Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” It was part of a course focusing on public perceptions of history, which can mold civic identity but also fuel controversy. Follow their journey into the past.
UAB artist in residence Lillis Taylor combats anxiety at the UAB Women and Infants Center with her weapon of choice: wooden embroidery hoops.
The UAB Health System is again lauded among the most technology-driven hospitals in the nation with inclusion in the “Most Wired for 2016” list.
"We're finding estimates of about half of all parents say that they drive distracted," said Despina Stavrinos, director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham's distracted driving research lab.
UAB School of Optometry faculty and Ph.D. candidates searching for answers to better diagnose and treat dry eye disease, are two of nine Ezell Fellows this year.
Julie Locher is recognized for her research contributions in nutritional well-being within the gerontology field.
UAB Hospital remains at top in Birmingham and Alabama, and rises in several specialty rankings in 2016-2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals report.
Students in the School of Health Professions’ Department of Occupational Therapy are now getting real-world experience with a new cross-professional program that uses students from the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Theatre as patients.
Nearly 1,400 students will graduate this summer, and an estimated 700 are expected to walk in the summer commencement ceremony at Bartow Arena.
The UAB School of Nursing will host a workshop to arm primary care providers with the necessary skills to perform women’s health procedures.

Hosted by the College of Arts and SciencesDepartment of Art and Art History, the online store now features limited edition prints created by Guggenheim fellow David Sandlin, sculptor and conceptual artist Willie Cole, and California-based mixed-media artist Travis Somerville.

UAB’s dual Doctor of Optometry and Master of Public Health degree program combines clinical learning with community leadership to improve eye care.
Martinez will supervise the leadership of the Hill Student Center, Student Housing and Residential Life, and Campus Dining, as well as act as university liaison to the contract food service provider.
The mechanism of widespread reorganization of DNA methylation may be a therapeutic target to prevent or reverse dyskinesia.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation has named leading rheumatologist Ken Saag from UAB as president of the group’s Board of Trustees.
Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers.
The UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has initiated a joint call for action from Alabama organizations urging HPV vaccine for children.
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