First patient-led research registry for arthritis patients launched UAB and CreakyJoints, an online, non-profit, patient support community, are launching Arthritis Power — the first patient-centered research registry for arthritis, bone and inflammatory skin conditions — to securely collect health data from tens of thousands of arthritis patients to support future research.
"This opportunity will produce results that help patients weigh the value of health-care options according to their personal circumstances, conditions and preferences,” said Jeffrey Curtis, M.D.
UAB grad named Alabama’s Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown, who received her undergraduate degree in secondary education with a specialization in comprehensive science from UAB, has been named the 2015-2016 Alabama Teacher of the Year. She has taught ninth- and 10th-grade applied physical sciences, physical science and biology at Vestavia Hills High School since 2002. As Teacher of the Year, Brown will serve as a spokesperson for education and the teaching profession. She is also a candidate for the National Teacher of the Year award.
“The work of teachers like Jennifer Brown is building brighter tomorrows for our state, nation and beyond,” said UAB School of Education Dean Deborah L. Voltz, Ed.D.