Nefertiti Durant, M.D., MPH, uses Internet tools, cultural relevance in the fight against obesity in young black women.
Research at UAB showed that Internet tools designed to encourage young black women to increase physical activity need to include content that reflects specific cultural needs.
UAB has entered the realm of international medical training with the creation of the International Advanced Clinical Training Program.
Sergio Stagno, M.D., chair of the Department of Pediatrics, received the President’s Medal during UAB’s fall commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013.
Health professionals across campus, including 14 from the School of Medicine and UAB Hospital, completed an extensive week-long course in medical simulation training — a first step toward building a world-class program at UAB.
In the lab, sleep-restricted adolescents showed a 50 percent increase in hits or close calls with virtual vehicles when they crossed the street tired.
Stagno, who came to UAB as a fellow in 1971, will stay on until his successor is in place.
The Clinical Skills Scholars will dedicate half a day each week to mentoring five to seven students about the intangibles.
Bebin is co-director of the UAB Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic and a founding member of the TSC Clinical Research Consortium.