UAB health policy experts recently completed a survey of 601 Alabama residents on issues of the ACA, the Exchange and Medicaid expansion.
UAB offers U.S. Preventive Services Task Force-recommended CT scans for lung cancer, the leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States, causing more deaths than breast, colon and prostate cancer combined.
Larry Powell, Ph.D., spent time with an award-winning director and put his fascinating stories in a book.
Gel form of a medication for Parkinson’s disease speeds response time over traditional pills.
The Birmingham Art Music Alliance will present the free concert at Samford University, with a program of original works by composers with Alabama ties.
The NCHC is the professional association of undergraduate honors programs and colleges, honors directors, and deans, as well as faculty, staff and students.
For more information about the UAB School of Education, go to www.uab.edu/education.
Each year, CGI U brings together 1,200 undergraduate and graduate students from around the world to address challenges with practical, innovative solutions.
Newfound details of rare disease may advance understanding of brain tumors.
Be intentional when selecting smart phone apps for your kid, UAB experts say.
Preparation for an innovative, complex UAB program has been years in the making, and up to 30 “hard-to-match” patients are expected to receive organs this year.
Hundreds of the nation’s top physicians practice at UAB, according to the latest edition of the Best Doctors in America® database.
A genetic variant that shapes each person’s immune response contributes to the chances of developing autoimmune disease.
Kuleshov will perform a program of works by Bach, Scarlatti, Tchaikovsky, Scriabin, Rachmaninoff and Liszt.
A $10,000 grant will support a public performance and two outreach programs conducted by Ailey II through ArtPlay.
The 2014 Evidence-Based Guideline for the Management of High Blood Pressure in Adults contains nine recommendations for health care providers.
Medical device advice: home blood pressure machines and the who, what and when of digital thermometers.
UAB’s Collat School of Business students get grants and plan to help the community and inspire local students.
From free student and faculty recitals and performances to guest artist recitals, master classes, symposiums and more, UAB Music has much to offer the community.
Running around town trying to get holiday tasks crossed off the list may mean jaywalking to save time. But one UAB expert says this should be avoided at all times.
Donations from the foundation to UAB total more than $10,000 to date.
Bethany McClellan just completed a yearlong stint as the 2012-2013 UAB/Birmingham Museum of Art Curatorial Fellow that culminates with the show “Vanguard Views.”
Phillips will perform “A Southern Prelude,” an original work for solo piano by UAB Associate Professor William Price in a free concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 9.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham College of Arts and Sciences will host its Distinguished Alumni Awards Reception on Thursday, Dec. 12.
Professor of Microbiology David Briles, Ph.D., and Professor of Optometry Lawrence DeLucas, O.D., Ph.D., received this high professional distinction.
WISE is an international, multisectoral platform for creative thinking, debate and purposeful action in order to build the future of education through innovation.
The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science is the nursing science arm of the American Academy of Nursing.
Each year the BBNA carefully selects nursing leaders who have made a vast impact in their field for this distinction.
As artist-in-residence, he will continue to represent UAB as an ambassador for the arts and serve as a mentor to young people who have an interest in the arts.
Students in the Music Technology program have been hard at work mixing sound for “Stakes,” a new movie by UAB grad Brandon Mason.
The courses are ideal for students entering a health profession, those who wish to learn more about health care or those enrolled in a health profession program.
In all, 11 members of the UAB SNA chapter attended the annual state convention.
Wilbanks earned his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the UAB School of Nursing in 2012 and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. with a concentration in informatics.
They were honored at the Scholarship and Legends in White Gala held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham on Nov. 2.
Thompson is on track to graduate from the SHP executive doctoral program in 2016.
This is the first time an original work produced by the Alys Stephens Center will be developed and produced in another city.
Change in key protein unleashes natural defense against major kidney disease mechanism.
A UAB study shows early maturing in adolescent girls can increase aggressive and delinquent behavior.
Politics and religion are considered unsafe topics of conversation at parties. This holiday season, experts at UAB say avoiding one other topic – weight – can help everyone be more merry and bright.
A UAB study shows that minority, low-income patients with diabetes have low eye-care-utilization rates.
The fall 2013 BFA exhibition will be on show Dec. 13-20, with a free opening reception 5-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at the gallery.
Optometry has dedicated its outdoor plaza to Frances Lee Hire, mother of Don M. Hire, a longtime supporter of UAB along with his wife, Marsha H. Hire.
More than 800 students will walk at the Dec. 14 UAB fall commencement ceremonies.
Santa just happens to have a lot of risk factors for diabetes, and UAB has some suggestions to keep him coming to town for a long time.

UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at UAB Hospital and Highlands Hospital.

Is a common type of heart failure an autoimmune disease?

The event, which features live talks in the spirit of the TED experience, is themed “Rediscover the Magic of Birmingham."

The SSMA is an inclusive professional community of researchers and teachers who promote research, scholarship and practice that improves school science and mathematics and advances the integration of science and mathematics.
Ford’s book presents studies of various kinds of liars, including pathological liars, con artists and people who deliberately injure themselves in order to fake illness.
Heaton recently developed a Department of Transportation medical examiner certification review course sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing.
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