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  • Benevolent Fund awards first impact grant to Magic City Harvest
    The non-profit, which distributes perishable food to the city’s poor, was selected by a vote of UAB employees during a public forum Dec. 10.
    posted today 15 views
  • No Blazer Express bus service during observed holidays
    Blazer Express buses will not run Dec. 25-26 or Jan. 1-2, 2015, during UAB's scheduled holidays
    posted yesterday 44 views
  • Wisdom of the ages
    Inside a Birmingham retirement community, UAB dental students glimpse the future. Caring for residents in the School of Dentistry’s geriatric clinic — unique in Alabama — they learn how America’s aging population will shape their careers. Discover how dental health impacts overall health, and how students embrace the challenges and joys of caring for older patients, in UAB Magazine.
    posted 2 days ago 79 views
  • Fire drills are ‘good life-safety practice’

    UAB Emergency Management and Safety in the Department of Occupational Health and Safety works to ensure employees and students know how to safely evacuate a building in the event of an emergency.

    posted 2 days ago 144 views
  • Blazer Best team to focus on accountability in customer service

    A new customer-service initiative is developing best practices that can be used in units across campus. 

    posted 4 days ago 100 views
  • 7 THINGS TO KNOW FOR THE WEEK
    Things for the UAB community to see and do during the week of Dec. 14-20.
    • Event Date December 14
    posted 7 days ago 1258 views
  • Seven faculty awarded emeritus status

    Seven longtime faculty were awarded emeritus status: Mary Flowers Braswell, Joseph Burns, Richard Gargiulo, John Gould, Raymond Mohl, Michael Morrisey and Sergio Stagno. 

    posted 8 days ago 223 views
  • Alarcón receives ACR Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award
    Graciela S. Alarcón, M.D., became the first professor from UAB to receive the American College of Rheumatology Distinguished Clinical Investigator Award during the group's annual meeting in November. The award honors a clinical scientist who is making outstanding contributions to the field of rheumatology. Alarcón is professor emerita of medicine in the UAB School of Medicine.
    posted 9 days ago 206 views
  • Try one of these five apps for better health
    My Health Rewards, a new UAB Employee Wellness program, will launch in 2015 and help you set goals for improved health. Meanwhile, these five apps that will help you maintain a healthy lifestyle through the holidays.
    posted 9 days ago 241 views
  • Attend training to respond to an active shooter
    The UAB Police Department is conducting free A.L.I.C.E. training for faculty, staff and students that moves beyond the traditional response to include alert, lockdown, information, counter and evacuation.
    posted 9 days ago 221 views
  • Poverty series challenges the idea the issue is black and white

    Attend the final Wicked Problem discussion in a series on poverty in Birmingham sponsored by The Edge of Chaos and Weld for Birmingham. The free public event, titled “Poverty and Race: Not Just Black and White,” begins at 1 p.m. Dec. 11.

    posted 11 days ago 282 views
  • UAB provides care, support to sickest patients where they need it

    The UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is reaching out to seriously ill patients in the community through its ambulatory care program to improve quality of care and create better outcomes. 

    posted 14 days ago 809 views
  • Dale to retire after more than 40 years at UAB
    Louis Dale came to UAB with a newly minted doctorate in 1971 and leaves vice president of an institution that is consistently recognized as one of the nation’s most diverse campuses.
    posted 14 days ago 1507 views
  • Journey to the edge
    After 22 Antarctic journeys, UAB biologist Jim McClintock is practically a local. Between scientific expeditions, he leads cruises to the icy continent, offering Alabamians a peek inside polar research labs and highlighting the impact of climate change on the majestic landscape. Five travelers share life-changing moments from their trips with McClintock in UAB Magazine.
    posted 15 days ago 364 views
  • Creating a roadmap to bring innovative medical technologies to market
    What’s the secret to develop a successful new medical device? A great idea — and a strong team, says Robert Hergenrother, Ph.D., director of AIMTech. Find out how the UAB-Southern Research Institute partnership plans to accelerate innovations in patient care in The Mix, UAB’s research blog.
    posted 16 days ago 585 views
  • Help Benevolent Fund award first community impact grant
    Cast your vote to select the first recipient of a community impact grant, funded by UAB employees through the Benevolent Fund.
    posted 18 days ago 1037 views
  • Jones 'epitomizes the true UAB spirit'

    Last year, Joy Jones, assistant director of the Career Center in Career and Professional Development services, helped increase the number of nurse-shadowing programs for pre-nursing students. For her work to increase collaboration across campus, Jones has been named Employee of the Month for November. 

    posted 18 days ago 935 views
  • "Nightline" to re-air UAB kidney chain segment Thanksgiving night
    ABC’s Nightline, which airs weekdays at 11:35 p.m., CT, will re-air its July story on UAB's kidney chain Thanksgiving night. The program can be seen locally on ABC 33/40. The UAB kidney chain — the nation’s longest — is still on going, with transplant No. 29 taking place this past week and more scheduled for December.
    • Event Date November 27
    posted 25 days ago 1576 views
  • Help spread the warmth
    UAB Eye Care’s outreach program is collecting donations of new items such as blankets, scarves, hats and gloves to give away during free vision exams in the first week of December.
    posted 25 days ago 408 views
  • Immunogenomics advances point to new biomarkers, therapies
    New technologies are allowing researchers to study the interaction between genes and the immune system in greater detail. Find out how data-intensive analyses are offering fresh insight on autoimmune diseases, cancer and other conditions in The Mix, UAB’s research blog.
    posted 28 days ago 572 views

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