UAB School of Health Professions Current News
- Created on March 09, 2012
The UAB Women's Center and Women's Studies Program present the awards annually during Women's History Month to honor female members of the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity. Candidates for the award are nominated by Birmingham residents and selected by a committee of university women.
- Created on March 08, 2012
More than 290,000 women in the United State are living with HIV, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). In Alabama, more than 4,000 cases of HIV/AIDS cases were reported by the end of 2011. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sees the need to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS for this segment of the population. That’s why they have declared March 10 as “National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.”
- Created on March 05, 2012
Jonathan Waugh, Ph.D., professor in the respiratory therapy program, was one of eleven honored with the President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching during the annual Faculty Awards Convocation on Wednesday, March 7 in the UAB Alumni House.
- Created on March 02, 2012
The outlook for health care jobs in 2020 is looking good. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases projections on where jobs may be created or lost in the next decade. Several health care jobs where degrees are offered in the School of Health Professions can expect to see an increase in the next decade.
- Created on February 23, 2012
You may see Ross MacDonald wearing a shirt with “brOT” on the front and “We are a rare breed” on the back. But make sure you pronounce the acronym correctly.
“The girls in our class find it amusing to pronounce it ‘brot’ like bratwurst,” said MacDonald, a first year UAB Occupational Therapy student.
- Created on February 23, 2012
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., will kick off National Nutrition Month at the University of Alabama at Birmingham with an address at 2 p.m. March 1, 2012, in the Hill University Center Alumni Auditorium, 1400 University Blvd. Benjamin is an alumnus of the UAB School of Medicine and practiced medicine in Bayou La Batre, Ala., prior to her appointment in 2009.
- Created on February 22, 2012
Vivian Pijuan-Thompson, Ph.D., has been elected as president-elect of the American Society for Cytotechnology (ASCT). In this role, she will serve as the president of ASCT Foundation. She will take over as president-elect in April at the conclusion of the group’s annual meeting.
- Created on February 21, 2012
Unemployment rates are high for recent graduates unless you have a certain major. A report by Georgetown University’s Center on Education and Workforce published in The Chronicle for Higher Education show graduates who studied health have unemployment rates of only 5.4 percent compared to 8.9 for overall recent bachelor’s-degree graduates. A degree in health care does not only have a relatively low unemployment rate, but it also has high earnings.
- Created on February 17, 2012
Have a science background but need to learn the business side to get a product from the bench to the market? The UAB Biotechnology program prepares you for the knowledge and unique skills required for a career in this exciting industry. And students get the opportunity to work on real projects with the UAB Research Foundation as well as biotechnology companies during the three semesters of course work.
- Bolus receives SNMTS Fellowship
- It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a ….crane!
- Why get a degree from SHP?
- Casazza wins diabetes research grant
- Rimmer appointed to endowed chair in health promotion and rehabilitation sciences
- Biotechnology students to develop apps for iCubate
- Searching for a recession-proof career? Info session Oct. 16
- Newcomer heads new UAB Honors College
- MedAssets CEO keynote speaker at L.R. Jordan Lecture Feb. 16
- EatRight, Piggly Wiggly program helps customers make healthful choices