Highlighted Announcements, November 2015

The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has implemented a new email subscription service to make it easier for you to learn about NCI topics that may interest you.
They are now offering subscriptions to the following topics:

  • Cancer Information Highlights (info on cancer causes, prevention, screening, treatment, and more)
  • PDQ Updates for Health Professionals
  • NCI Press Releases
  • Cancer Currents: An NCI Cancer Research Blog
  • Social Media
  • Multimedia

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OCAP Presents Children’s of Alabama Clinical Scholars’ Presentation

Wednesday, November 18th  11:30am - 1:00pm, NB 1020 Dr. Gwen Childs, Associate Professor has been leading the Children's of Alabama Clinical Scholars Program. Join her as she introduces the COA Clinical Scholars and they give presentations on their evidence based projects. Lunch will be served. Reservations are required. Please contact beckyw@uab.edu if you have questions.

UAB Core and Shared Resources Day 2015- November 18

Dr. Richard Marchase, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and the UAB University-Wide Interdisciplinary Research Centers (UWIRCs) would like to invite you to the 2015 Annual Core and Shared Resources Day on Wednesday, November 18, from 11am to 1pm.   Each year, over 70 Core Facilities and Shared Resources present posters where UAB researchers can learn about the wide variety of services and equipment available for the support of new or ongoing research programs.   For the third year in a row, the event will be hosted at the UAB Campus Recreation Center.  The event is free and open to all; registration for attendees is not required, however Core Facilities and Shared Resource Departments must register and submit their posters in advance of the event.  Refreshments will be provided. For more information, to view a listing of current registrants, or to register a poster for the event, visit http://uab.edu/research/administration/centerscores/pages/core-day.aspx

Data Daze 2015

Looking to hone your stats and SPSS skills? Then the ORS Data Daze Stats series may be for you!  Join us for all or some of the sessions in this year's series!  Drs. Andres Azuero & Dheeraj Raju will lead the sessions, once a month from 9:30-12:00. This will be a hands-on experience using SPSS in LRC 210A. Basic Inferential Stats, December 2 (9:30-12:00) - Covariate and Multiple Regressions.  RSVP now!

"Cognition and Vigilance in Shift-Working Nurses" - November 17 at 10, RSVP now!

"Cognition and Vigilance in Shift-Working Nurses" presented by Patricia Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN, Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor and Karen Gamble, PhD. Nursing Building room 1020.  Registration is requested. Click here to register Questions? Contact Lauren Antia at lar@uab.edu or 205-934-2145

Psychopharmacology CEU mini conference Friday November 13, 2015

9:30 am – 2pm (Registration 9:15; bring your lunch) Participants can earn up to 4 pharmacology CEU credits. Learning Resource Center Room 104. Sponsored by the BVAMC and UAB School of Nursing VANAP-GE and Mental Health NP Residency partnership. RSVP: Dr Susanne Fogger sfogger@uab.edu

Recent IOM Reports

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