September 06, 2013

Turning off technology

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UAB experts weigh in on overuse of personal technology – provide advice for safe, healthy use.
The ASC will present special programs commemorating the Civil Rights Movement in 1963 throughout September. This event is free and open to the public.
September 05, 2013

UAB hosts book discussions

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Booktalks are led by UAB English professors or instructors and include classics and new works.

Discussion topics for the day include the social service resources available at The Kirklin Clinic and how they can help.

CPS-3 will enable the general public to help scientists understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer. 

The new building will house UAB’s permanent collection of art, galleries and art history, time-based media and graphic design classes, and complete UAB’s cultural district.
Stagno, who came to UAB as a fellow in 1971, will stay on until his successor is in place.
Partnership will provide UAB students, faculty and staff access to Enterprise CarShare program.
Campus storm drains will be labeled to discourage the dumping of waste and chemicals.

Dawson earned her bachelor's and master's degrees from UAB.

ABNS is a not-for-profit, membership organization focused on improving patient outcomes and consumer protection by promoting specialty nursing certification.

Mönkemüller is an innovator and pioneer in gastrointestinal endoscopy and sits on the editorial boards of several top gastrointestinal journals.

“Posters without Borders” at Space One Eleven will include posters from designers from around the world.

Halli-Tierney is board certified in internal medicine, as well as geriatric medicine, and she is one of only two board-certified geriatricians in the Tuscaloosa area.

The academy comprises more than 2,000 nurse leaders in education, management, practice, policy and research.

After a flurry of activity and recruitment, the chapter jumped past distinguished status to the superior level, earning them the “most improved” distinction.

Sports are an enjoyable past-time, but they should be just that. Youth sports and marriages can be ruined by an adult’s addiction to the game.

In the UAB lab, sleep-restricted adolescents showed a 50 percent increase in hits or close calls with virtual vehicles when they crossed the street tired.

September 03, 2013

Cataract surgery comes of age

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Not your father’s cataract surgery: new tools, lasers and technology make cataract surgery far easier, safer and effective than ever before.

Participants can sign up to meet in group setting with trained lifestyle coach to learn how to prevent or delay onset of type 2 diabetes
UAB study suggests aerobic and resistance training one day a week is as beneficial as three days a week for woman over 60

UAB researchers find differences in polymerase chains thought to be similar, potentially opening new pathways toward cancer drug development.

Following your dreams can be tempting, but look before you leap and prepare for real-world issues first, says a UAB expert.
This season Theatre UAB will present “Big Love,” “Twelfth Night,” “Rabbit Hole,” the Festival of Ten Minute Plays and “Urinetown: The Musical.”

NBNA’s mission is to provide a forum for black nurses to advocate and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of health care for persons of color.

önkemüller and his colleagues at UAB focus on delivering top quality endoscopy to patients.

As part of the award, Anderson will lead faculty development programs and hands-on workshops at the Tzu-Chi University College of Medicine in Taiwan for two weeks.

Valerie Accetta, an Equity actress, will teach introductory tap dancing and musical theater this semester and direct a Theater UAB musical in April.

College of Arts and Sciences Dean Robert Palazzo has announced Lauren Lake as the new chair of the Department of Art and Art History.

UAB researchers show long-term efficacy of the first FDA approved drug for vasculitis.

It’s not always easy, but a cancer education expert and survivor offer ways to make it through the workday despite having the disease.

An aggressive blood-management plan has changed the culture at UAB, leading to less blood use, more blood donation and better outcomes for patients.

Originally built in 1975, the Wallace Tumor Institute is the hub of the Cancer Center’s research and administrative enterprise.

Discovery leads researchers to redouble efforts to design a new class of drugs to treat diabetes.

Pleasure memories a model for understanding many kinds of memory and learning.

UAB will have a record number of students living on campus this year for the fall 2013 semester.

Roeder’s early work played a pivotal role developing the foundations of DNA forensic inference.

Copes will explore how cultural narratives about types of drug addicts shape the personal narratives of individual drug users.

Enjoy a new season of musical performances, many of them free and all open to the public, presented by students, faculty and guest artists from UAB Music.

This unique Creativity is a Decision competition, now in its third year, is open to graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty and staff.

UAB experts offer tips for selecting after-school activities.
Study is the first to show that the higher risk of coronary heart disease associated with excess albumin-to-creatinine ratio differs by race.

Mönkemüller is an ASGE Fellow and an editorial board member for the society’s journal Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

The awards were presented in July during the 2013 STI and AIDS World Congress in Vienna, Austria.

The institutions named in the awards were selected on the basis of their demonstrated strength at promoting careers of young investigators in the areas of obesity, nutrition and statistical science.

The latest edition reflects the unique strategic management processes of health-care organizations.

Perry is co-director of The Red Mountain Writing Project and has worked in various capacities with the Alabama Council of Teachers of English.

Former UN Ambassador Andrew Young will give free, public lecture.

Magnetic stimulation therapy is gaining popularity in treating depression and UAB researchers are now looking at a low-magnetic strength version that might be better and cheaper.

Vickers, a surgeon, pancreatic cancer researcher and Alabama native, returns to UAB after chairing the Department of Surgery at the University of Minnesota.
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