William Ferniany, PhD, CEO, UAB Health System (Birmingham, Ala.): "The single most important thing a CEO does is develop strong leadership and culture in their organization."
While much attention has focused on the link between violent video game playing and aggression among youths, a new study finds significantly increased signs of depression among preteens with high daily exposure to violent video games.
CAPTCHA services that require users to recognize and type in static distorted characters may be a method of the past, according to studies published by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Severe visual impairment in children often cannot be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, surgery or medical treatment. In addition, the high-tech vision aids that can help make a big, positive difference for these kids, that can held them read, write, draw, catch up on homework, watch TV and do many other simple tasks, are very expensive.
EarFilms, which consists of composers, producers, storytellers, performers and acoustics experts, has been exploring the possibilities of 3-D sound on three continents. On Tuesday, Aug. 19 and continuing through Aug. 22, they will present "To Sleep To Dream," the first feature-length EarFilm, at the Alys Stephens Center.
n mid-summer 2011, Brad Morton’s “Contemporary Couple” was installed in the green space surrounded by Auburn Montgomery’s main academic buildings. It and five other sculptures were part of the university’s Outdoor Sculpture Project.
The first sign of head lice may be excessive itching on the nape of the neck and behind the ears, said D'Ann Somerall, an assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.
This Sept. 12 performance will bring together Johnston’s rock band with orchestral musicians, forming the largest band the artist has performed with to date.
HudsonAlpha and the UAB Cancer Center establish joint cancer research consortium focusing on cancer genomics, with multiple hires expected.
An exploration of race, a student’s original take on women and war, a stimulating study of hysteria, the annual short play fest, and a heart “felt” Tony Award-winning comedy are in store this season.
UAB researchers are investigating game-based verification that may improve computer security and reduce user frustration compared to typical “type-what-you-see” CAPTCHA tools that use static images.
Research questioning sodium intake guidelines supported in New England Journal of Medicine editorialWritten by Tyler Greer
A UAB neuroscience student has received a summer fellowship from the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation.
From free student, alumni and faculty recitals to guest artist performances, the UAB Department of Music offers something for every taste.
The American Civil War was the proving ground for the new science of anesthesia in surgery.