The University of Alabama at Birmingham hosts several summer camps on campus each year. Presented by UAB departments and groups, the camps offer fun activities for children and easy and convenient choices for parents. Check this page for updates and camps added as they become available.

Traci Bratton

Traci Bratton

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham has hired Paulette Patterson Dilworth as its next vice president for diversity, equity and inclusion.
From Health Day
Survey results from more than 1,500 U.S. adult cancer survivors found they were less likely than others to adhere to national dietary guidelines. The findings raise questions about whether oncologists should do more to educate cancer patients about the health benefits of improving their diets.
“We want to show them that there is a whole other side of nursing outside of a big hospital,” said Instructor Sallie Shipman, EdD, RN. “They’ve learned how to practice individualized care; now we’re giving them the chance to apply that to population and community care.”
Survivor’s guilt can often be a byproduct of those who survive shootings like the most recent one in Oregon, says Josh Klapow, Ph.D., associate professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health and a clinical psychologist.
We recently interviewed Dr. Andrew Brown of the University of Alabama-Birmingham’s Office of Energetics and Nutrition Obesity Research Center, whose research group has a strong voice in the discussion of research evaluation and scientific integrity. In the first part of this series, Dr. Brown discusses the foundations of study design, which are vital to understanding research publications.
Elevated BP may be a risk factor for new-onset type 2 diabetes, and the association appears strongest in those who are younger and have a lower BMI, according to an analysis of 4.1 million adults in the United Kingdom.
Daniel Marson, director, division of neuropsychology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, explains two early forms of diminished financial capacity in older adults that advisors must be able to identify.
The Blazers were picked to win Conference USA by the conference's coaches, garnering 11 of 14 first-place votes.
Surya Bhatt, M.D., a pulmonologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, says evidence shows that pulmonary rehabilitation — exercises designed to improve lung function — can help reduce that readmission rate. The trick is getting patients to undertake rehab.
Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin has been on college campuses across the country getting input about the student loan system, which controls one of the earliest major financial decisions in many people's lives.

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