July 22, 2013

Clifford earns CASP certification

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NACAS announced Chris Clifford has earned the CASP certification

Pritchett has served the UAHSF as general counsel and corporate secretary for 20 years.

Florence, Ala. endodontist Joel Hearn earn UAB School of Dentistry Alumni Association’s highest honor.

Following evidence that CT scans can be a reliable screening tool for early detection of lung cancer, UAB becomes the first hospital in Birmingham to offer that service.

A UAB personal finance expert offers easy and creative ways to save a buck when buying new supplies for school-aged kids.
The Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative (AMSTI) Summer Institute is underway to train teachers new approaches to teaching math and science.
A new study from UAB researchers is one of the first to study the relationship between exercise and stroke in a large biracial cohort of men and women in the U.S.

Through a two-year project funded by Cisco Systems, researchers will test ways to secure voice- and video-over-Internet communications.

How early obesity develops and how long someone is obese significantly impacts the development of coronary artery calcification.

The PAF, the philanthropic body of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, provides support to the physician assistant community through scholarships and grants.

UAB researchers are launching a study to look at the links between sleep and pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Two friends who met in the Marching Blazers have a song available on iTunes and have signed a deal with JupiterOwl Records.
From acting studio to children’s choir, African drumming to bookbinding and knitting, ArtPlay has a class to suit every artist this fall.

Rod W. Nowakowski, O.D., Ph.D., has announced that he will step down as dean of the UAB School of Optometry.

UAB announces co-chairs and the theme of its ambitious five-year philanthropic campaign.
The NSF will support a UAB/BBA collaboration through a $600,000 award — the first Partnership for Innovation grant ever given in Alabama.

Fellowship is the highest class of membership within GSA, which strives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in aging and disseminate gerontological knowledge.

Kasman, daughter of UAB Professor of Piano Yakov Kasman, will attend UAB this fall and has already collected many honors as a performer.

UAB Hospital’s teenage volunteers get a rare chance to learn about possible careers in healthcare.

The work of ten artists will be on display from 5-8 p.m. July 12

This is the only tie for first place in the history of the competition.

The program supports and cultivates students interested in Parkinson’s related research projects.

UAB and the Red Cross will hold a blood drive July 8-18

The network has the largest group of well-characterized pediatric MS cases in the world.

Studies in recent years had suggested that cilia regulate vital processes including growth, appetite, mood, healing and vision.

From planning, to traveling, to coordinating daily schedules while on vacation – the break from work may not be enough to help mental wellbeing. 

UAB’s annual Give Kids a Smile event gets a year-round home in Shelby County.

EndoBarrier trial testing liner that forms barrier between food, portion of intestine to help obese people with uncontrolled type 2 diabetes

For this acoustic show, Lovett will perform songs from his newest CD “Release Me,” which spent several weeks at No. 1 on the Americana charts.

Join the ASC for this unique event, celebrating farm-fresh food followed by a concert of original, meaningful songs that celebrate American farmers.

UAB’s Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging

Sanjay Singh, Ph.D., was an associate professor of business.

Jack L. Schaeffer, O.D., has served as an adjunct faculty member in the school.

Two scholarships are named for alumni and one is named for a symposium that includes alumni.

The scholarship will support African-American students who have demonstrated academic promise and financial need.

Cobbs offered founding leadership to the Division of Infectious Diseases.

Alexander served as assistant dean of the School of Education.

The fund will benefit cancer patients who are facing demonstrable financial hardship to help offset the cost of their treatment.

The theme of this year’s symposium is “Healthcare is getting competitive: Can you win with your cost and quality?”

Active kids and sugary snacks can spell trouble for teeth during the summer.

The foundation was created by Mike Jezdimir, who contracted transverse myelitis (TM) in 1967.

Here’s a round-up of what UAB’s talented Music, Theatre and Art and Art History faculty are doing in Alabama and across the globe while on break from classes.

UAB Medicine names UA Health Services Foundation’s Reid Jones to new COO position.

Biomarkers could tailor preventative or therapeutic aspirin regimens by predicting colorectal cancer patients’ response.

Long-term study shows weight loss improves quality of life but does not decrease cardiovascular complications in Type 2 diabetics.

UAB adds Biomedical Sciences as a major; will train professionals in processes and methods for diagnosing, analyzing and treating diseases.

Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.

UAB may have found a new approach to countering widespread, cholesterol-related disease in blood vessels.
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