UAB awarded Gates Foundation Grand Challenge awards to address maternal-fetal health in South AfricaUAB receives two grants from the Gates Foundation to address pregnancy-related problems in developing countries.posted 2 days ago 468 viewsSpain Rehab Women’s Committee hosts ‘Firefly’ fundraiserThe Women’s Committee of the Spain Rehabilitation Center will host its signature benefit and Valentine’s Day celebration, “The Firefly,” on Saturday, Feb. 13, at The Florentine at 6 p.m.
Raise some dough for Pediatric Heart Transplant Study FoundationEnjoy great pizza and help raise some dough for the Pediatric Heart Transplant Study Foundation at Slice Birmingham.
- Event Date February 13
One nurse and 2,000 patients, a story of medical transportUAB nurse John Doriety reaches a major milestone: 2,000 patients transported by UAB’s Critical Care Transport service.posted 6 days ago 5554 viewsUAB Comprehensive Cancer Center to host ArtBLINK Gala 2016UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center holds annual ArtBLINK Gala to support high-priority research and provide patient and family assistance.
- Event Date February 9
Zika answersUAB's David Freedman, M.D., a professor of infectious diseases and a leading expert on international medicine and emerging diseases, discusses the Zika virus, touching on who is at risk, how to prevent infection and the likelihood of an United States outbreak.posted 8 days ago 719 viewsMore than 20 area business, community leaders selected for Leadership UAB Class of 2016Leadership UAB Class of 2016 has been announced.posted 10 days ago 913 viewsAlabama’s largest single employer to raise minimum wageThe University of Alabama at Birmingham and UAB Medicine will increase minimum wage for employees to $11 per hour in 2016. The federal minimum wage is $7.25.posted 10 days ago 4221 viewsUAB celebrates Heart Month with community eventsThroughout the month of February, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, UAB Medicine, and Heart and Vascular Services will raise awareness about heart disease and ways to help prevent it.posted 13 days ago 624 viewsArtPlay’s Make It Happen teen ensemble celebrates life of A.G. Gaston with new play Feb. 13Teens from Birmingham and around the state will celebrate Black History Month as they take audiences on a tour of the life of Alabama’s own A.G. Gaston with this original play.
- Event Date February 20
2016 Darwin Day commemorates Charles Darwin’s birthday, showcases scientific researchPoster sessions and guest lecturers aim to celebrate Darwin’s legacy.
- Event Date February 13
UAB Cancer Center joins in endorsement of HPV vaccination for cancer preventionIn a joint statement of National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers, the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center urges parents, young adults and physicians to increase HPV vaccination rates.posted 15 days ago 1337 viewsPerception of safety on urban college campuses challenged by UAB statisticsUAB cites its accredited police department and investments in safety resources, as well as initiatives in shared responsibility and community partnerships, as reasons data shows crime is much lower than perceived — and lower than many urban and non-urban universities.posted 16 days ago 1246 viewsUAB Music presents free guest recital by QThree on Jan. 28The all-female chamber group, best known for presenting new works in diverse settings, is set to perform works by Ned Rorem, Evan K. Chambers and Joan Tower.
- Event Date February 11
UAB students honor Martin Luther King Jr. with day of serviceMore than 400 UAB students performed community service projects around Birmingham as part of a National Day of Service.posted 22 days ago 602 viewsUAB’s Kasman set to perform in the Alabama Symphony Orchestra’s Concertmaster and Friends series “Russian Moods”
- Event Date January 28
Kasman will perform Rachmaninoff and Shostakovich trios Jan. 26, and give preconcert talks prior to performances Feb. 5-6 as part of “Russian Moods.”Rochelle Rollins headlines UAB Community WeekCelebrate UAB’s diversity and learn about other cultures and experiences at UAB Community Week.posted a while back 1343 viewsFreshStart! program is available at UAB for cancer survivors
A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 21-March 10 to help cancer survivors make healthy lifestyle changes.
New March Quilts project: Create community art with focus on gender pay equity
- Event Date January 21
Community sewing days at UAB began Jan. 22 at ArtPlay and will continue Jan. 29 and Feb. 27 with the UAB Department of Art and Art History at AEIVA.
Bakitas to present at annual O’Koren LectureInternationally recognized scholar and researcher Marie A. Bakitas will present at UAB on palliative care Feb. 10.
- Event Date February 27
- Event Date February 10