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Sarah Nafziger, M.D.

Preparing before, during and after a crisis • Trauma and critical care • Disaster medicine • Pre-hospital care

David Knight, Ph.D. 

Flashbacks and related dreams • Depression and anxiety • Stress related to future weather events • Difficulty concentrating • Appetite changes and fatigue 

Jason Kirby, Ph.D.

Infrastructure implications after major flooding • Implications of the volume of rainfall • Difference between storm water sewage and drinking water systems • Damage to roads and foundations • Evacuation best practices • Insurance filing • Sustainability

Virginia Sisiopiku, Ph.D.

Traffic planning & operations • Transportation safety • Pedestrian behavior & safety • Driver distraction • Intelligent transportation systems • Sustainable transportation systems • Evacuation methods

Jim McClintock, Ph.D., shares insight on how changes in Antarctica are affecting Alabama and other southern states.

Patrick Murphy, Ph.D.

Economic growth and impact • Entrepreneurship • Venture capitalists • Technology innovation • Social enterprises • Entrepreneurial ecosystems • Innovation education • International entrepreneurship • Corporate leadership • Economic impacts of natural disasters • Business culture and performance

Jeffrey Kerby, M.D., Ph.D.

Trauma • Critical care • Pre-hospital emergency care • Resuscitation outcomes research • Bleeding control techniques/large volume blood replacement • Stop the Bleed, a public awareness campaign urging bystander education on bleeding control

Upcoming sales tax holiday weekend is a great opportunity to stock up on severe weather essentials.
People and communities impacted by severe weather can benefit from entrepreneurial activities.
UAB is partnering with FEMA for National Preparedness Month activities and lessons.
Spring tornado season is here. Prepare for the worst with these suggestions from UAB.
Spring tornado season is here. Are you ready? Prepare for the worst with these suggestions from UAB Emergency Management.

Andrew Duxbury, M.D.

Elder care • Elder mobility & fall prevention • Alzheimer's & dementia care • Home care for elder patients • Geriatrics • Overmedication of the elderly

James McClintock, Ph.D.

Polar marine biology • Climate change • Antarctic marine ecology • Ocean acidification • Invertebrate zoology • Marine invertebrate chemical ecology • Nutrition & reproduction