DOPM NewsFlashes

Aquila Brown-Galvan is the March DOM Employee of the Month

Aquila Brown-Galvan is the Department of Medicine Employee of the Month for March 2016!
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Dr Kertesz featured as a 'guest voice' on AL.com

Dr Kertesz featured as a 'guest voice' on AL.com
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Shared Facilities

Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Facility (BBSF)

The primary objective of the BBSF is to provide centralized statistical services and collaborative research support for the research projects of the Cancer Center. The specific aims of the BBSF are to: 1) coordinate and manage statistical and informatics activities in the Cancer Center, ensuring that investigators have ready access to statistical consultation and support; 2) provide data analysis for Cancer Center projects using contemporary statistical methodologies; 3) provide statistical consultation on study design and research proposal development; 4) develop methodologies for novel experimental designs and analyses that will enhance the BBSF’s technical capabilities in providing collaborative research support.

UAB HealthSmart is the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s innovative health education and wellness facility working to help Birmingham area residents understand their health risk factors and make lifestyle changes that lead to a healthier lifestyle. Designed to support UAB through community outreach and to facilitate the integration of research, training, and service, UAB HealthSmart disseminates evidence-based practices, offering free preventive screenings and risk assessments and nutrition and fitness classes and counseling, Lunch and Learn talks and other health-education tools promoting the prevention of chronic diseases, and opportunities to take part in UAB research studies. UAB HealthSmart is located in the UAB Division of Preventive Medicine building in Birmingham's Southside at the corner of 18th Street and 11th Avenue South. UAB HealthSmart is open weekdays. Wellness screenings and counseling services are provided for a nominal fee. Please call for an appointment: 996-2304.

Web address: http://uab.edu/Healthsmart


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Linking Researchers and Communities

Successful Recruitment Is the First Step in a Successful Clinical Trial

In clinical trials, a precisely selected research population is as crucial a resource as any high-tech research equipment. The Recruitment and Retention Shared Facility (RRSF) at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) can be your link to that population.