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UAB Faculty, Students Create Free Cancer App for Jefferson and Surrounding Counties

  • March 19, 2014
A team of University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and CIS students have created a free, downloadable smartphone application to help health care providers and cancer patients identify more than 500 valuable community resources for people in North Central Alabama battling cancer.
app icon sA team of University of Alabama at Birmingham faculty and CIS students have created a free, downloadable smartphone application to help health care providers and cancer patients identify more than 500 valuable community resources for people in North Central Alabama battling cancer.

UAB staff members involved in the creation of the app include Larry Owen, a senior systems analyst and director of the Software Engineering and Prototyping Lab in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Mathew Jennings, instructional design specialist in the School of Nursing. Students who assisted on the project include Jamal Harris, a computer science major and developer in the Software Engineering and Prototyping Lab, and Amber Hardeman, a graduate student in the School of Public Health.

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