Registration is open for summer camps ranging from forensic science to musical theater at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Many camps require registration and deposits in the spring, and are expected to fill up quickly. More camp announcements are expected; visit www.uab.edu/summer for updates.

Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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UAB's CCTS serves as the backbone for clinical research at the academic medical institution, conducting work that has positive impacts on many other research centers within the school.
A new study led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham, "Impact of the HITECH Act on Physicians' Adoption of Electronic Health Records," published online in July 2015 in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, finds that the financial incentives offered to physicians through meaningful use programs actually had a weak impact on the uptake of EHRs.
The Digicel Foundation has partnered with Bioprist Knowledge Parks (BKP) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) to stage its inaugural three-week science summer camp in Lucea, Hanover.
Clinical trials have begun to see if cannabis-infused chewing gum could be used to relieve pain and spasticity in multiple sclerosis patients.
Head football coach Bill Clark, men's basketball coach Jerod Haase and softball coach Marla Townsend all then spoke before athletics campaign committee chair Hatton Smith finished it off.
UAB hospital recently undertook in the longest living-donor kidney transplant chain ever to be recorded in the United States, possibly saving the lives of 51 kidney transplant recipients.
Through energy efficiency measures, water-capture systems and other initiatives, the university has cut energy use by 10 percent and water use by 15 percent at both the campus and UAB Hospital, according to publications released by the school.
The public launch of the campaign, set to raise money after the announcement of football, bowling and rifle, is at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the UAB Alumni House.
"These experiences helped me to identify a glaring issue in the field of digital forensics: a lack of professional and ethical standards governing practitioners," wrote Dr. John J. Sloan III, professor of criminal justice and sociology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in this commentary at The Conversation. "And as digital forensics gains prominence in the legal landscape, the lack of agreed-upon standards is a big problem."
But researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the USA may just have figured out why some of us (oh hai!) pig out more at work than others.
 
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