Lighting the Way to a Brighter Future

On his 49th birthday, Dwayne Chatoney was diagnosed with stage 3 colon cancer. He received treatment at a hospital near his home in Lake Charles, Louisiana. But nine months later, the cancer returned, this time at stage 4. And this time, the hospital told him there was nothing they could do.

The Gift That Changed Everything: Healthcare Leadership Academy

Ten years ago, an investment in the future of UAB began shaping the future of patient care.

Better Understanding LGBTQ Health

Individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer (LGBTQ) face troubling health disparities. UAB faculty, staff, researchers, community members, and allies are rallying support for an endowed chair for LGBTQ health studies in the School of Public Health.

Care for the Caregivers

Many physicians experience work-related burnout, but it's a problem that may have solutions. Birmingham-based ProAssurance Corporation established a faculty position in the UAB School of Medicine that will investigate and promote physician wellness.