The UAB Health System is once again recognized for use of information technology to improve health care, named one of America’s “Most Wired” hospitals.

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The first patient in the Southeast to get the RNS responsive neurostimulation seizure-control device implanted in the brain reports dramatic results at UAB.

Watching football and tailgating can negatively affect heart health in unexpected ways; learn why and get expert tips for healthier game days.

Symposium attendees will gain a better understanding of the most recent developments in the fields of clinical and basic science research in cardiovascular disease.
UAB Heart and Vascular Clinic at Acton Road will offer free heart-healthy tailgate screenings Sept. 19; registration is available.
UAB will present a conference for case managers, social workers and other health professionals Oct. 16.
The UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care celebrates the fifth graduating class of the Geriatric Scholar program and hosts a conference on issues surrounding care for the elderly.
Brain tumor research will benefit from a 5K and 1-mile fun run.
Social and economic inequality are major issues facing America’s aging society and the subjects of UAB’s annual AARP Aging Policy Conference, Oct. 17.
School of Nursing professor named one of the top 15 family nurse practitioner faculty members in the country.
Hosted by UAB Artist-in-Residence Eric Essix, “The Essentials” combines education and entertainment in one stage show that spotlights an internationally acclaimed jazz artist alongside Birmingham’s talented jazz musicians.
School of Nursing assistant professor will participate in world-class, three-year leadership development program designed to enhance effectiveness of nurse leaders.
Chemical properties play a powerful role in the development of flavors.
The lute songs of John Dowland are famous, but the texts are rarely understood. This multimedia lecture recital will explore the intrigue surrounding the songs.
Kristi L. Stringer will study the interrelated stigmas around HIV infection and substance abuse.
Best of 2014 2Sixteen clinical centers and 30 hospitals will enroll up to 5,700 pregnant women to evaluate the benefits and harms of pharmacologic treatment of mild chronic hypertension in pregnancy.

See some of guitar rock’s most respected artists Sept. 25 as they pay homage to Jimi Hendrix, one of the greatest rock guitarists of all time.

The Honors College welcomed 375 incoming freshmen from 21 states and the U.K. The students’ average GPA is 41 and average ACT is 30.

“Decoding a Hindu Temple: Royalty and Religion in the Iconographic Program of the Virupaksha Temple, Pattadakal” interprets the visual images and symbols of the temple.

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