The Clinical Skills Scholars will dedicate half a day each week to mentoring five to seven students about the intangibles.
Julie L. Locher, Ph.D., associate director for enrichment at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Nutrition Obesity Research Center, was unanimously awarded Fellow status in the Behavioral and Social Sciences Section by the Gerontological Society of America.
Richard Allman is the winner of the Donald P. Kent Award on Aging.
New study in European Heart Journal contradicts a recent study in the same publication, suggests evidence is lacking that digoxin increases mortality as atrial fibrillation treatment.
The School of Medicine rose to No. 10 in the country in primary care, 34th in research.
A UAB study is the first suggest that any drug can dramatically reduce the risk of 30-day, all-cause hospital admission among older heart failure patients.
The public debate, “High vs. Low Carbohydrate Diets for Cancer Control and Overall Health,” will take place  from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. March 27 at the UAB Alumni House.
Cynthia J. Brown, M.D., MSPH, studies what factors keep older hospital patients in bed.
The Outstanding Scientific Achievement for Clinical Investigation Award was established by the American Geriatrics Society to recognize outstanding achievement in clinical research addressing health care problems of older adults by an investigator who is actively involved in direct patient care.
Researchers are examining the effect of physical activity and diet on body composition in older adults, as well as any effects those two factors have on the quality of life for seniors.
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