New strategies for acquiring objective data are in their infancy, and support for better tools is needed, say experts in the International Journal of Obesity.
UAB’s Ferniany assumes leadership position with board of AAMC.
Pediatric glaucoma is a rare, but dangerous eye disease. Learn more about this potential blinding condition and how ophthalmologists at UAB’s Callahan Eye Hospital saved the vision of one young boy.
UAB’s masters of Accountancy and Science in Management Information Systems rank highly among those singled out by U.S. News & World Report.
Robert Cerfolio, M.D., chief of Thoracic Surgery, to launch program at Sidney Lanier to introduce students to the broad field of medicine Jan. 13.
Pauline Jolly, Ph.D., is a dedicated teacher, researcher and mentor who equips people with the knowledge and competencies to make the world a better place for all.
UAB is one of 51 universities nationally and the only one in Alabama to be classified for its high research activity and community engagement.
This PNC-sponsored performance will feature Grammy Award-winning Marsalis starring in the ASC’s own original series, which focuses on the rich history of jazz.

The lecture by Laverne Cox has been postponed due to her filming schedule with the new CBS legal drama "Doubt."

MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry and Laverne Cox of “Orange is the New Black” will speak at UAB during its 2015 Lecture Series.

Roadmap of early differentiation genes points to key role for dmrt1 in how the egg incubation temperature determines the sex of a hatchling.
Neuroradiologist Robert Kessler, M.D., is using UAB’s powerful cyclotron to develop imaging tests that reveal changes caused by depression, addiction, Parkinson’s disease and more.
Recognizing the importance of shared governance and inclusion in institutional decision-making, UAB President Ray L. Watts shared several actions aimed to encourage input from the UAB community and improve the dialogue that must happen for UAB’s continued success.
Dunn previously served as vice president of the ACNM, an organization that leads the nursing profession to establish midwifery as a standard of care.
HPV testing alone is an effective alternative to current cervical cancer screening methods that use a Pap smear, or Pap smear-plus HPV test.
evolution revolutionLee Meadows is leading an evolution revolution. The School of Education professor has developed strategies to help classroom teachers approach the sensitive subject, using lesson plans that emphasize scientific understanding, but not belief. Take a closer look at his ideas, which have drawn attention from the Smithsonian and educators nationwide, in UAB Magazine.
Enjoy the sweet sounds of free musical performances with the UAB Department of Music’s full schedule for winter and spring.
Join in a community sewing project to create large quilts that commemorate the 50th anniversary of the march from Selma to Montgomery.
mix scansNeurologist Hassan Fathallah-Shaykh, M.D., Ph.D., is deploying a new weapon in the war on cancer: mathematical theory. His sophisticated models of tumor growth are predicting new insights on cancer behavior — and could eventually guide treatment decisions.
Whether it is losing weight or quitting smoking, UAB’s employee wellness director says it can be done with the will to do so.
Thirty honors students and faculty traveled to the National Collegiate Honors Council in November.
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