Cheri L. Canon, M.D., has been named chair of the UAB Department of Radiology effective immediately.
A group of Birmingham-area community advisors and young professionals make up this year's Leadership UAB class.

UAB neurologist will edit open access journal focusing on neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.

UAB science and technology students take the lead in hosting a regional science competition to showcase the campus, its programs and labs.

Weight-room manager Joe Henry is running 500 miles to raise $100,000 — and awareness for Universities Fighting World Hunger.

Take part in a tango workshop, catch Sacred Harp singers on film, listen to orchestral rock and more next month.

Join filmmaker Jenny Abel and her father, infamous hoaxer Alan Abel, when UAB’s Alys Stephens Center screens her award-winning film Feb. 22.

More Alabama hunters died this deer season in accidents related to deer stands than in any other year.

In Aristophanes' comedic play "Lysistrata," the women take control and teach the men that you can't make love if you are busy making war.

John P. McCarthy was named a Fellow of the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Joe Henry is planning to run 500 miles to raise $100 for the United Nations World Food Program.

UAB President Carol Z. Garrison recently honored six UAB community leaders during the 2011 President's Awards for Diversity.

Yehia Massoud, Ph.D., will focus on interdisciplinary research, including the development of novel solutions for health-care problems.

Kseniia Polstiankina is one of seven national finalists who will compete at the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Piano Competition

Researchers in the School of Engineering have created a more effective way to grow human cells and tissue in the laboratory.

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama has presented its largest annual gift to UAB: $400,000.

Belinda Needham discussed "Holiday Blues: Women, Depression and Obesity" at a recent congressional briefing

David Hilton recently received a NSF CAREER Award
UAB researchers continue studying cause of Alzheimer's disease
Currently, there are medications that can ease the symptoms of Parkinson disease, but there is no treatment available to stop the progression of the disease.
New research shows some behavioral therapies can reduce incontinence episodes in men following prostate-cancer surgery
It's peak flu season and according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Alabama is one of the handful of states where flu is widespread.
American journalist and political commentator Juan Williams will deliver a free public lecture on campus at 6 p.m. Jan. 27, 2011, during Community Week
Deborah L. Voltz has been named dean of UAB's School of Education
Zelia Baugh has been named by Governor-elect Robert Bentley to be Commissioner of Mental Health. Baugh is currently the administrator of psychiatry at UAB's Center for Psychiatric Medicine.
“National estimates cite approximately 7,000 geriatricians currently certified to care for the  growing boomer population. Yet our society will need more than 20,000 geriatricians to accommodate the increasing demand for specialized care.
 
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