The All of Us Research Program is coming to Birmingham on May 6 from 2 p.m.-6 p.m. The program seeks to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs by asking one million people to help lead the way.
UAB’s Huntsville Regional Medical Campus held its Inaugural Research Day on Tuesday, April 3. Roger Smalligan, M.D., MPH, regional dean, and Dr. Farrah Ibrahim, M.D., FACP, residency program director for the Huntsville Internal Medicine residency program, developed the oral and poster competition mirroring similar endeavors held at state and national medical conferences.
Kierstin Kennedy, M.D., M.S.H.A., Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, has been named Chief of Hospital Medicine effective March 31, 2018.
Rubin Pillay, Ph.D., M.D., MBA, has been named as one of the Healthcare Innovators Professional Society's (HIPS) first 15 councilors.
Birmingham REACH for Better Health, an initiative of the UAB Minority Health and Health Disparities Research Center (MHRC), was developed in response to this burgeoning health crisis, a crisis driven in part by social and economic disparities.
SPARC, a UAB Medicine and Medscape innovation initiative, awarded three winners shared funding of $40,000 in grants for quality improvement projects at the end of 2016. The winners recently shared their outcomes and insights from their projects approximately a year after receiving the funding.
Preterm neonates who are exposed to caffeine within the first seven days after birth have reduced incidence and severity of acute kidney injuries than neonates who did not, according to findings from the Neonatal Kidney Collaborative’s Assessment of Worldwide Acute Kidney Injury Epidemiology in Neonates study, published in JAMA Pediatrics.
The annual Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Conference was held this year in San Francisco from March 28 – April 1. The 2018 conference was entitled, “Embracing Our Diversity: Filling the Gaps and Building the Future,” and included five attendees from the UAB chapter of the SNMA at UAB School of Medicine.
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