A graphic design student has made her schoolwork “work” for her, as she graduates and starts her own small business with good taste and big dreams.

The goal of the run is to raise funds to support the Children’s of Alabama Center for Weight Management.

Distraction by a dog while driving may be worse for older drivers, according to research from UAB.

The 2013 Top University Sales Programs award recognizes schools that are preparing students for professional sales careers.

The Bachelor of Science in Information Systems and Master of Science in Management Information Systems are now offered completely online.

The UAB Genetic Counseling Graduate Program is a collaborative program to provide educational and clinical training in genetic counseling.

The Diabetes Research Center (DRC) focuses on developing new methods to treat, prevent and ultimately cure diabetes and its complications.

The center is a world leader in creating and using knowledge that will optimize function, enhance management of illness and improve health for older adults.

Robert “Bob” E. McMains will assume the role of UAB chief facilities officer on June 17, 2013.

Students who have won prestigious national honors, fellowships, scholarships, university awards and service awards will be honored May 7.

50 Years Forward is a partnership among city officials, businesses, nonprofits and universities to commemorate the seminal events of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.

More than 2,789 students will graduate from UAB this spring, and many will celebrate at the university’s commencement and doctoral hooding ceremonies.
April 30, 2013

Ivey named AANP Fellow

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The mission of the AANP is to lead nurse practitioners in transforming patient centered health care.

Sontheimer’s presentation will be entitled “Glioma: A Neurocentric Look at Cancer.”

The organization consists of educators and advocates with a mission to exchange information, explore innovation and advocate for children.

The manual provides practical information on how to plan, implement and evaluate a pedestrian safety program.

A UAB study links the Mediterranean diet to better memory.

UAB class designed to produce marketable solutions now; engineering and business students collaborate to commercialize product creations.

Gill and Grant will perform together for the ASC’s biggest fundraiser of the year, benefiting programs and arts education and outreach.

UAB partners with Birmingham businesses to provide job opportunities.

Neurosurgical injuries following the April 2011 Alabama tornadoes tended to be spinal, not head or neck injuries in adults, but the opposite in children, according to UAB researchers.

Children and teens living in the Stroke Belt states are at about twice as much risk of stroke later on in life according to new findings from the REGARDS study.

Through his work at the 1917 Clinic, he has participated in several research projects that have been published in scientific journals.

April 23, 2013

Holland named to national board

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The association’s mission is to assure the provision of quality health care to women of all ages by nurse practitioners.

The ADEA Leadership Institute will prepare Fellows for expanded roles in their institutions and the profession.

This award will provide support for Walker to serve as a visiting professor for up to six weeks at a foreign nursing school, twice, over the next five years.

Geriatric patients treated in a specialized Acute Care for Elders (ACE) unit get top notch care at lower cost, says new UAB study.

The Green and Gold Fund is managed solely by UAB students.

M. Jacob Baggott will oversee new student health initiative to include primary care, counseling services and health promotion.

A new residence hall and a consolidated student health center are planned for UAB’s campus.

Al-Farhan, an international studies major with a double minor in Spanish and communications raises awareness about anti-migrant legislation.

The fifth annual multidisciplinary competition featured 24 teams of undergraduate, graduate and professional school students from multiple academic disciplines.

Researchers at UAB measure an increase in grey matter in the brains of children with cerebral palsy after treatment with CI therapy.

Half of Alabama’s 2013 Goldwater Scholars study at UAB – university total is now 17 with eight scholarship winners in the past four years.

Ladies, learn the fundamentals of football with UAB Coach Garrick McGee and his wife Tiffany, complete with lunch and fun on the practice field.

April 19, 2013

Pennington named CEO of Medical West

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Pennington has served as senior vice president and chief operating officer at Medical West since 2003.

UAB hosts a seminar to train exercise professionals in how to help cancer patients become physically active during treatment and recovery.

UAB experts share tips on making physical activity fun this summer.

Since opening its doors in 1988, the comprehensive health clinic for patients with HIV/AIDS has had a lot of successes and milestones worth commemorating.

The expo gives young researchers experience presenting their ideas and promotes dialogue among disciplines.

Proceeds from the Fiesta Ball are used to fund a competitive grant award for a young cancer researcher at UAB.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk for shingles, but new research at UAB indicates that biologics – the newest RA medications – don’t worsen that risk.

Be wary of emails claiming to link to information about the Texas fertilizer plant fire or the Bostom Marathon bombing, says the UAB Spam Data Mine.

Perkins earned on of the first degrees conferred in respiratory therapy at UAB.

McCraney was the inaugural program manager for the master of engineering graduate track in the School of Engineering.

Grants are awarded to graduate students for use in pilot projects, presentations at scientific meetings and travel to professional conferences.

The Jefferson County Medical Society has endowed a School of Medicine scholarship.

Among the scholarships are one created by Dean Rod Nowakowski, O.D., and Debi Nowakowski, Ph.D.

The scholarships will be named in honor of Virginia Bonds Black and Seth Houston McCoin, Jr., and Elizabeth Morgan McCoin.

The professorship was made possible by a gift from the United Therapeutics Corporation.

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