Creative approaches to healing at UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine inspire patients and cliniciansWritten by Shannon Thomason
About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
A product designed by UAB engineers to help save lives during natural disasters is approved for use.
UAB alumnus Jason Aaron has plotted a heroic path as a writer for Marvel comics, where his Star Wars and Thor storylines have surprised fans and generated critical buzz. Aaron discusses his storytelling powers, the challenge of reinventing iconic characters and the role played by UAB creative writing courses in his supersized success in UAB Magazine.
Two-time Grammy winner Jones and her band will perform her classic hits like “Chuck E.’s in Love” as well as cuts from her new album, “The Other Side of Desire,” written and rooted in New Orleans.
UAB is set to open a mental health clinic July 20 that will improve access to care for those who identify as LGBTQ.
UAB’s ongoing research for countermeasures to bromine or chlorine exposure — from either industrial spills or chemical attack — gets a boost with a new NIH grant.
UAB’s Candace Floyd is set to take a top leadership post with the National Neurotrauma Society.
Monika M. Safford, M.D., helped shape the new Web tool for the National Diabetes Education Program, “Promoting Medication Adherence in Diabetes.”