DOPM NewsFlashes

DOPM Employee Kim Robinson “SHE GOT IT DONE”.

kim2 DOPM is proud to congratulate Kimberly Robinson for the award “SHE GOT IT DONE” she received in February 2016 from the UAB Women’s Club.
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Marijuana Hinders Verbal Memory

Dr Kertesz is interviewed in a recent (Feb 2016) issue of UAB's Kaleidoscope

A new research study at UAB suggests that long-term marijuana use can have a negative impact on verbal memory.
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The goals of this research program pillar are to conduct interdisciplinary research addressing the development of disease over the life-course, disease prevention, and disease management.

Projects

Current project areas include osteoporosis epidemiology and treatment, osteoarthritis epidemiology, CVD/risk factor epidemiology and prevention, lifestyle interventions to treat erectile dysfunction, predictors of genitourinary disorders, a Women’s Health Initiative study of memory, and sleep disorders in elderly men and their effect on development of CVD and cognitive decline.

Faculty

Faculty in this research pillar are physician scientists with a secondary research focus on the life-course and aging.