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Experts provide parents and teens with safe driving tips leading into Teen Driving Safety Week.
UAB experts offer ways to keep your little ghosts and goblins safe this Halloween.
UAB eye physicians say it is never too early to start caring for your child’s ocular health.
UAB School of Education experts provide some tips to parents on how to ease the back-to-school transition for children with special needs and emotional and behavioral disorders.
As parents check off their children’s back-to-school needs, vaccinations should be top of the list.
Budgeting and research help parents save on back to school shopping.

Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D.

Transportation safety • Cognitive development and injury prevention • Virtual reality and simulation safety training • Texting & driving • Distracted driving intervention & prevention • Technology & driving

Despina Stavrinos, Ph.D.

nycu graphic 2A UAB engineer provides information about the risks and prevention methods associated with electric shock drowning in fresh bodies of water.
According to the CDC, sports-related dental injuries account for more than 600,000 emergency room visits each year.
A UAB study examines teen sleep patterns and exposure to media in an effort to see if there is a link to teen obesity.
Prom night doesn’t have to come with pressure if parents provide the appropriate focus and perspective. UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, Ph.D., provides advice.
Active kids and sugary snacks can spell trouble for teeth during the summer.

UAB experts share tips on making physical activity fun this summer.

Stephanie Yates, Ph.D.

Financial education • Budgeting • Personal finance • Money management • Finance for underserved communities

David Schwebel, Ph.D.

Pedestrian safety • Child injury prevention • Texting & walking • Child gun safety • Playground safety • Technology-based injury intervention & prevention

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