Research & Centers

Vor LabThe UAB School of Health Professions, with more than $16 million in research, ranks among the top ten nationally for schools in the allied health area. Our school was ranked first or second for research funding received by schools of its type from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) each year from 1979 until 2006 when the NIH no longer provided comparative rankings of its medical research funding.

Our renowned scientists are experts in the fields of health care, nutrition and rehabilitation sciences who work with partners to advance the education, health, and quality of life of people around the world.

Our students are allowed unique opportunities to participate in studies and work with researchers through our Undergraduate Research and Honors program. Through our mentoring processes, students can earn a Team-based Undergraduate Research Certificate or a Research Technician Certificate.


Health Care
Nutrition
Rehabilitation Sciences

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