Dietetic Internship 50th Anniversary Celebration
The UAB Dietetic Internship program celebrates its 50th anniversary with a series of events in March. Alumni, preceptors and special guests are invited to attend each event.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 – Dietetic Internship Inaugural Lecture
Sarah Morgan, M.D., R.D., medical director of the UAB Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Clinic since 1998, kicks off the DI Program’s 50th anniversary celebration with a lecture titled “Classification of Neutraceuticals: Medical Foods, Dietary Supplements and Bone.” The time and location can be found on the invitation by clicking here.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 – Alabama Dietetic Association Annual Meeting
The annual Alabama Dietetic Association meeting returns to Birmingham March 12-14, 2014. The three-day event is for registered dietitians and other dietetic professionals in Alabama. It aims to improve the profession and the health of the communities they serve.
Thursday, March 13, 2014 – Dietetic Internship 50th Anniversary Alumni Celebration
To commemorate the historic event the DI Program invites all alumni to join them at the Birmingham Sheraton Ballroom, located at 2101 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. at 6:30 p.m. The event includes leaders from UAB and UAB Hospital, photos and timelines from the past five decades, refreshments and networking.
UAB GRADE study for diabetes: Saving Santa and You
The GRADE study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham had a special visitor in November. Red suit. Black boots. White beard. Belly that shook like a bowl full of jelly. A V.I.E. (Very Important Elf) visited this national clinical trial for Type 2 diabetes.
The GRADE study is evaluating four new medications for Type 2 diabetes. Patient confidentiality issues prohibit UAB from confirming anything about the health status of any patient, including our V.I.E. Suffice it to say that the Big Guy has some risk factors for diabetes.
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