UAB News

  • School of Nursing dean receives second appointment from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in 2014.By: Jennifer Lollar Doreen C. Harper, Ph.D., Dean and Fay B. Ireland Chair in Nursing of the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs National Academic Affiliations Council by Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert A. McDonald. The NAAC will provide a forum for joint planning and...

  • A one-year, 20 percent increase in research grants elevates UAB to No. 10 among public universities receiving National Institutes of Health funding.Funding for the University of Alabama at Birmingham from the National Institutes of Health rose more than 20 percent in fiscal year 2014 compared to the previous year. National Institutes of Health funding to the university totaled $225 million (including contracts), up from $188 million in FY 2013, placing UAB 10th in NIH funding...