UAB School of Health Professions Current News
- Created on June 20, 2013
The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Health Professions has launched an online, health-focused graduate certificate that prepares physical and occupational therapists to provide expanded services to clients in the rapidly growing areas of prevention, health promotion and wellness.
The 18-month program, Health Focused Patient/Client Management for Physical and Occupational Therapists, provides physical and occupational therapists with the skills needed to address lifestyle behaviors that underlie many chronic diseases.
- Created on June 06, 2013
“I’m proud to say we were told that the new funding is a reflection of what DRC diabetes investigators have accomplished over the past five years,” said W. Timothy Garvey, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Nutrition Sciences and principal investigator of the new grant. “This award speaks volumes to our team’s dedication and determination to discovering new methods for treatment and prevention of diabetes.”
- Created on June 03, 2013
Doctors may add one of several other drugs to lower glucose, blood sugar, if metformin is not enough to manage type 2 diabetes in a person. While short-term studies have shown the efficacy of different drugs when used with metformin, there have been no long-terms studies of which combination works best and has fewer side effects.
- Created on April 05, 2013
Vivian Pijuan-Thompson, Ph.D., has been named president of the American Society of Cytotechnology (ASCT). She took over the role at the conclusion of the group’s annual meeting on April 21, 2013.
- Created on April 04, 2013
Kara Caruthers, MSPAS, PA-C, will tell you she did not get to the place in her life right now all by herself. The Physician Assistant Studies assistant professor said she was fortunate to have parents that were very supportive of her going to college, but neither parent finished college.
- Created on March 11, 2013
- Created on March 11, 2013
- Created on March 01, 2013
- Created on February 18, 2013
- Scripps Health CEO keynote speaker at L.R. Jordan Lecture Feb. 28
- Health care management is number one degree employers love
- Casazza's study targets risks of physical inactivity
- UAB receives grant to continue interprofessional student training
- UAB's SimWars training helps health professions students practice teamwork
- HSA graduates first Executive Doctoral class Dec. 15
- Helping people with disabilities become more physically active is focus of new UAB initiative
- Morris trained constraint induced therapy to Czech Republic PT’s
- HIM faculty training UAB coders on updated International Classification of Diseases system ICD-10
- Holiday eating tips