• Poster Presentation Winners
  • Oral Presentation Winners

Arts and Humanities

First Place: Cailet Hardtmann-Huckabee, Xena Stearos, Zoey Sexton, Shayn Bradley

Second Place: Nayivis Cunill

Biological and Life Sciences

First Place: Samantha Thompson

Second Place: Vidushi Sinha, Courtney K. Walker, Rosalinda C. Roberts

Education

First Place: Ben Harvey, Sara Harper, Mira Walker, Carley Blankenship, Tulsi Patel

Second Place: Sawyer Summers, Ayla McCay, Anna Elam, Katelyn Bryant, Tabby Myrick

Honorable Mention: Andrew Cash, Allaire Doussan, Raven Edwards, Yuri Kwon, Rachel Rock, Alexa Wade

Engineering

First Place: Jacob A. Garcia, Dishant K. Shah, Patrick TJ. Hwang, Anath Shalev, Wanxing Cui, Jeonga Kim, and Ho-Wook Jun

Second Place: Stephen Kelley, Allen Barrow, Britny Lockridge, James Norris, Devonte Finley, Awo Hussen

Health Sciences

First Place: Cody Harrison Smith, Robert Weech-Maldonado and Justin Lord

Second Place: Alexandra Hensley

Physical and Applied Sciences

First Place: Katrina Hatch

Service Learning

First Place: Cecily Buchanan, Annie Cole, Shawni Cotton, Rachel Glass

First Place: Rachel Brawley, Brittany Hope, Leanna Hutto, Mary Lindsey

Second Place: Tyler Smith, Aaron Sellers, Tate Pollock, Hunter Maddox, Matthew Carter, Hunter Grill

Second Place: Tamela Kress, Stephanie Nelms, Toni Morrissette-Smith

Third Place: Dani Mason, Brandon Smith, Mac Howeley, Alysse Lalonde

Social and Behavioral Sciences

First Place: Remy Y. Meir, Stacie K. Totsch, Aaron R. Landis, Tammie L. Quinn & Robert E. Sorge

Second Place: JaVarus Humphries; John Shelley-Tremblay; Tyler Bell; Despina Stavrinos

Works In Progress

First Place: Juhee Agrawal, James Davis, John Gotham

Second Place: Mina Y. Momeni, Heidi M. Johnson, Nicole C. Riddle

Second Place: Reagan Andersen, Shreya Malhotra, Omar Jones

Honorable Mention - Cody Savage, Rosalinda Roberts, Rita Cowell, Allison Dahlberg, Ellen Apple

First Place: Kaustubh Udipi

Second Place: Mugdha Mokashi

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UAB Fall Expo 2016 Poster

The Fall Expo includes both undergraduate research and service learning presentations. The Fall Expo celebrates excellence in research, service learning, creative activity, and scholarship by showcasing the endeavors of undergraduate students.

For service learning, the Expo is an exposition of student and community engagement collaborations from students engaged in service-learning courses. The Expo gives service learning students the opportunity to gain presentation experience and to celebrate the projects and collaborations between community partners, UAB, and our greater community.

The Fall Expo will be held on November 30th in the Hill Student Center. Abstracts are due by November 16th.

Time Event and Location
8:30am-9:15am Student Registration and Poster Set-up
  Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms
8:45am-9:15am Judge Registration
  Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms
9:15am-11:15am Poster Presentations
  3rd Floor Ballrooms
11:30am-12:15pm Keynote Speaker
  3rd Floor Ballrooms
12:15pm-12:30pm Award Ceremony and Close
  3rd Floor Ballrooms

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Keynote Speaker

Max Michael

Max Michael is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Harvard Medical School.  He was named the fifth dean of the UAB School of Public Health in 2001. 

He currently serves as the director of the Center for the Study of Community Health, a CDC-funded Prevention Research Center, and director of One Great Community, the community engagement component of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Prior to coming to UAB Michael served as CEO and Medical Director of Cooper Green Hospital where he created the nation’s first managed care program for the uninsured, the Community Care Plan.  He continues to practice internal medicine there.

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Summer Expo Survey

Expo Winners Summer 2016

  • Poster Presentation Winners
  • Oral Presentation Winners

Summer Expo 2016 Program with AbstractsSummer Expo 2016 Program (PDF)

Arts and Humanities

First Place: Bryce Martinez

Biological and Life Sciences

First Place: Sam Mabry, Emma Bloom, Rosainda Roberts

Second Place: (Tie)

  • Joshua Washington, Daniel Mount, Jennifer Davis, Siva Tekumalla, Hira Munir, Assata Pyatt, Karen Gamble
  • Rahul Gaini, Mary Phillips, Lucas Pozzo-Miller
  • Cesar J.Torres Gutierrez, Sean M. Santos, John L. Hartman IV
  • Estevan C. Beltran, Justin P. VanBeusecum, Shali Zhang, Anthony K. Cook, Edward W. Inscho
  • Jennifer Chavez, Poulami Basu Thakur, Michael J. Gray
  • Henry Paiste, Adam Lam, Israr Ahmad, Nilam Vetal, Sadis Matalon, Saurabh Aggarwal

Education

First Place: J. Woods, A. Kizer, K. Scott, K. Watkins

Second Place: Katie Watkins

Engineering

First Place: James Ansell, Palahiappian Sethu

Second Place: Julian A. Dover, Benjamin Geiger, Willis, Selvum Pillay

Health Sciences

First Place: Michelle Sonnenberger, Carmen De Miguel, Jennifer S. Pollock

Second Place: S.A. Ashouri, L.G. Etherton, L.J. Hicks, C.A. Gakumo

Physical and Applied Sciences

First Place: Lee, Walker, and Santiago

Second Place: Jacob Norman

Service Learning

First Place: Kristin Deneen

Social and Behavioral Sciences

First Place: Oladele Osisami, G. Bagcivan, D. Ejena, G.A. Mancavella, J.N. Dionne-Odom, E. Kvale, R. Tucker, M. Bakitas

Second Place: Remy Y. Meir, Stacie K. Totsch, Dr. Robert E. Sorge

Works In Progress

First Place: Calvin Colvin, Lucia Juarez, Bertha Hidalgo

Second Place: Aileena Nelson

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The Summer Expo showcases the research and service learning work being produced by UAB undergraduates and other students in UAB summer research programs, summer REU programs, and other summer opportunities.

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The 2016 Summer Expo will be held on July 21st in the Hill Student Center.

Submissions are now closed.

Time Event and Location
8:30am-9:15am Student Registration and Poster Set-up
  Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms
8:45am-9:15am Judge Registration
  Outside 3rd Floor Ballrooms
9:15am-11:15am Poster Presentations
  3rd Floor Ballrooms
11:30am-12:15pm Keynote Speaker
  3rd Floor Ballrooms
12:15pm-12:30pm Award Ceremony and Close
  3rd Floor Ballrooms

Keynote Speaker

Despina StavrinosDr. Despina Stavrinos is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of the Translational Research for Injury Prevention (TRIP) Lab. As Director of the TRIP Lab, Dr. Stavrinos and her team are studying the cognitive aspects of transportation-related injury with a particular emphasis on the impact of distraction among at risk groups such as teens and young adults, older adults, and drivers with developmental disabilities. She has received funding from multiple federal agencies including the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institutes of Health, and the National Science Foundation. Dr. Stavrinos has received numerous prestigious awards including being selected as a USDOT Dwight D. Eisenhower Fellow, the UAB University Transportation Center Student of the Year, the Society for Public Health Education Injury Prevention Fellow and most recently the Routh Early Career Award in Pediatric Psychology. Dr. Stavrinos’ applied behavioral background and expertise in unintentional injury and driving behavior has prepared her to serve as a research mentor to nearly a hundred of graduate, undergraduate and high school students creating highly relevant and engaging opportunities for students so they become active participants in the learning process.

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10th Annual Spring UAB ExpoThe UAB EXPO celebrates excellence in research, creative activity and scholarship by showcasing the academic endeavors of undergraduate students. This provides a platform for practicing and strengthening presentation skills, sharing work, engaging with like-minded peers, exchanging research experiences and ideas as well as receiving feedback from both peers and faculty. In addition to this being a positive experience overall, it becomes an impressive addition to any resume when applying for fellowships and research placements. We hope that you will participate with your research and services and we certainly look forward to you joining us on the day!

There are nine main categories for oral and poster presentations:

  • Art and Humanities (African American Studies, American Studies, Anthropology, Art and Art History, Communication Studies, English, Film, Foreign Languages and Literatures, History, Media Studies, Music, Philosophy, Theatre, Women's and Gender Studies)
  • Biological and Life Sciences (Biology, Environmental Science, Gerontology, Natural Science, Neuroscience, Peace, Justice, and Ecology)
  • Business, Finance, and International Studies (Accounting, Finance, Management, Information Systems and Quantitative Methods, Marketing, Industrial Distribution, and Economics)
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Sciences (Nursing, Public Health, Optometry, Dentistry)
  • Physical and Applied Sciences (Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences)
  • Service Learning (Research or service in conjunction with community partner)
  • Social and Behavioral Sciences (Government, Justice Sciences, Psychology, Sociology)
  • Works in Progress (any discipline)
Works in Progress (New)

This section is for research presentations that are still in the developmental stage. This is an ideal section for students who have not presented previously or whose work is ongoing but would still like to present and receive feedback. Please identify in your submission that you would like your presentation to be in this section.

Abstract submissions for Spring Expo are now open — due April 5, 2017

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