Awards and scholarships were established in the schools of Medicine, Dentistry and Public Health and the College of Arts and Sciences.

September 18, 2013

Endowed research funds established

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Dr. and Mrs. Robert C. Bourge have helped establish three endowed research funds.

Wooldridge earned her master of science in clinical nutrition from UAB in 1981.

Salter earned his master’s and doctoral degrees from UAB and returned as a faculty member in 1978.

Burns joined the UAB faculty in 1980 and was also a Senior Scientist in the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Austin joined the UAB faculty in 1973 and served as director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology from 1975-79.

Lalor earned her bachelor of science in civil engineering degree cum laude from UAB in 1989 and joined the faculty that year as an instructor and research assistant.

He received the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching in 1995.

Classé served in the U.S. Marine Corps before earning his legal degree in 1977 and his doctor of optometry degree from UAB in 1978.

Theiss joined the UAB faculty in 1995 and was named director of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2013.

Chow was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences as a foreign associate in 2012.

The chair was established through gifts from the ROAR initiative of the Southeast Cancer Foundation, matched by the University of Alabama Health Services Foundation.

Luke joined UAB in 1979 as director of the division and of the Nephrology Research and Training Center.

Andreoli was the founding director of the UAB Division of Nephrology in 1970 and established the Nephrology Research and Training Center.

He received the UAB President’s Award for Teaching Excellence in 2011.

The Thomas W. Jones Endowed Professorship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was established in 2012.

The Dr. Jimmy Bartlett Endowed Alumni Optometry Scholarship was made possible through gifts in Bartlett’s honor by the UAB School of Optometry Alumni Association.

The center will be interdisciplinary and involve faculty leaders from the College of Arts and Sciences and the schools of Business, Medicine and Public Health.

A UAB review suggests that one of the most important tools for healthy aging is good mobility, and calls on primary care physicians to work more closely with aging patients

September 17, 2013

Tips to reinvent your career

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UAB experts: you can create a career rooted in your passion, if you are strategic.

UAB will also enhance patient access to clinical trials and train the next generation of clinicians and scientists through clinical and basic/translational fellowships.

Equal Access Birmingham seeks to provide healthcare access to those in need within the Birmingham community

After the screening, there will be a community discussion led by the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama.

The life and legacy the late Maryann Manning will be remembered in a special service.
UAB announces record enrollment which includes increases in total enrollment, as well as enrollment among freshmen, undergrads, master’s students and transfers.

UAB announces gift, set to name School of Business after Charles and Patsy Collat, the university’s biggest benefactors.

Believed to be eradicated from the United States in 2000, measles are brought into the country and can infect those who are not vaccinated.

This year’s theme is “The Health Insurance Marketplace and Beyond.”

Adelman will give a lecture Sept. 26 and will attend the exhibition’s opening reception Sept. 27; both events are free and open to the public.
September 12, 2013

UAB launches fall blood drive

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UAB kicks off a nine-day blood drive at two locations on campus.

World-renowned scientists search for ways to prevent acute kidney failure, improve management of the disease.

The Multiple Myeloma Clinic was developed by a group of UAB physicians who have a special interest in clinical trial development and the identification of therapeutic and preventive targets.

Innovative new heart catheter used first in the United States at UAB pinpoints areas for therapy delivery.
The program transitions patients from pediatric to adult care vital to battle the long-term effects of heart disease.

Three electroacoustic compositions, “WOOSH,” “A Memory of Tomorrow 2.0” and “Spline,” were selected for inclusion in the national conference.

Dawson is one of five finalists selected to present an abstract at The Obesity Society’s annual meeting

Howard is a co-principal investigator (co-PI) for the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study.

September 10, 2013

Soledad O’Brien to speak at UAB

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Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien to speak at UAB about diversity.

Director of cardiothoracic surgery at UAB elected to position on the American Heart Association’s Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors.

Study is first to reveal the role of the kidney in the regulation of iron metabolism following injury.
New UAB research shows while there’s an association between breakfast habits and obesity, some practices by scientists have led the evidence for a causal claim to be exaggerated.
UAB seniors’ engineering project changes the lives of disabled toddlers.
September 06, 2013

Turning off technology

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UAB experts weigh in on overuse of personal technology – provide advice for safe, healthy use.
The ASC will present special programs commemorating the Civil Rights Movement in 1963 throughout September. This event is free and open to the public.
September 05, 2013

UAB hosts book discussions

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Booktalks are led by UAB English professors or instructors and include classics and new works.

Discussion topics for the day include the social service resources available at The Kirklin Clinic and how they can help.

CPS-3 will enable the general public to help scientists understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer. 

The new building will house UAB’s permanent collection of art, galleries and art history, time-based media and graphic design classes, and complete UAB’s cultural district.
Stagno, who came to UAB as a fellow in 1971, will stay on until his successor is in place.
Partnership will provide UAB students, faculty and staff access to Enterprise CarShare program.
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