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.

Michael Warren is president and CEO of Children's of Alabama.

The professorship will be named for William J. Koopman, M.D.

Prince earned his doctorate at UAB.

Jolly served as the director of Freshman English and Developmental Studies for more than 30 years.

Brouwer previously served as chair of the department and dean of the School of Arts and Humanities.

Michalek also earned her doctorate at UAB.

Safford is also the Assistant Dean for Continuing Medical Education.

Huh holds appointments in the Center for AIDS Research and the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Straughn first joined UAB in 2000.

Bourge was the inaugural holder of the former professorship.

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She was presented the award during the 62nd Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology in San Francisco, Calif., in March.

Proceeds from the book will be donated to the Selma-Dallas County Public Library.

Emfinger will discuss “Family Acceptance and Mental Health Outcome for LGBTQ Youth.”

More 150 girls from 40 schools in Jefferson and Shelby counties will come to UAB April 20, 2013 to learn about STEM fields.

New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.

Bahemuka, a native of Uganda, is one of 20 health professionals participating in this yearlong fellowship beginning in June 2013.

Summer rental fraud is a growing problem; knowing what to look for and how to protect yourself will keep you from getting burned on vacation.

An ensemble born from collaboration in the Department of Music will perform a concert at UAB as part of the Birmingham Art Music Alliance season.

The lecture is one of several events in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences’ Civil Rights Commemorative series.

In an engineering feat, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center installs a cyclotron unique to academic medical settings.

Previous data has shown that areas of the south — specifically Mississippi and Alabama – are the fattest in the U.S. But new data from the REGARDS study proves this wrong.

New marker predicts how resistant each patient’s brain cancer will be to chemotherapy.

Granger is an associate professor in the Respiratory Therapy program in the School of Health Professions.

Goodin, director of the UAB Biobehavioral Pain Research Lab, is a clinical health psychologist who specializes in pain-related behavioral medicine.

Pijuan-Thompson is the director and associate professor of the cytology program in the Department of Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences

Schwebel, director of the UAB Youth Safety Lab, researches the prevention of unintentional injuries of children and adolescents.

UAB Psychiatry is quickly becoming a top-10 program for mood disorders research and care with six new faculty since January 2012.

UAB cancer patient Charles Turk fights a hard battle with a brain tumor, with the help of a loving family and a rare deer.

Leah Berkebile named Clinton Scholar; UAB sophomore with plans to practice medicine in the Middle East is designing an Arabic studies minor.

Callahan Eye Hospital introduces new laser technology to remove cataracts with unprecedented precision and control; expands availability of laser cataract surgery in Birmingham.

It’s three months into 2013, and summer is just around the corner. UAB experts offer tips on getting back on track with health behavior changes promised earlier this year.
UAB professors pens a book that examines black conservatism.

UAB Collat School of Business streamlines, modernizes MBA program, after years of research, with strategic course progression, specialty concentrations and collaborative student consortiums.

UAB students, faculty and staff and the community are invited to boogie down for a good cause when Dance Marathon kicks off at 7 p.m. April 19.

Henry Markram, Ph.D., founded and coordinates the Blue Brain Project.

Margaret Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D., is a specialist in the history of science and medicine.

The master class April 15 with Indian slide guitar master Pandit Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and ethnic percussionist Pandit Subhen Chatterjee is open to the public.

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