The promotion reception, an annual event sponsored by the School of Medicine Office for Diversity and Inclusion, recognized 22 women faculty members who were recently promoted to the rank of professor or associate professor.
Almost 100 people have signed up for the annual Komen Race for the Cure in honor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s Yvonne Akins, a mentor and friend to many at UAB for 42 years.
Combining two high-powered imaging techniques into a single scanner allows UAB to acquire and study PET and MRI data simultaneously, enabling new opportunities for diagnostic imaging of cancer, the brain and heart.
A UAB study examines teen sleep patterns and exposure to media in an effort to see if there is a link to teen obesity.
The change of practice in C-section delivery improves the health of mom and baby.
Korf served on the Society’s Board of Directors from 2004-2005 and received its annual Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education in 2009.
Students in the UAB School of Medicine will observe national Primary Care week Oct. 3-7 with a week filled with student-driven lunch lecture events to increase awareness of primary care needs in Alabama and across the country.
Several activities are planned in and around UAB for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.