Marti Rice, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has been selected to serve as the 2013-2014 chair-elect of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. Rice’s responsibilities as chair-elect include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable, and facilitating special initiatives.
CANS is the nursing science arm of the American Academy of Nursing and is open to anyone wishing to join in being a strong voice nationally and internationally for the development, conduct and use of nursing science. CANS’ mission is to promote better health through nursing science and to be recognized as the collective, national voice for nursing science.
Health Literacy Partnership of Alabama establishedGovernor Robert Bentley has signed an executive order establishing the initiative to improve the health literacy of Alabamians, and UAB faculty will play an important role.posted yesterday 107 viewsUAB driving simulator lab has national debut live on TODAYCutting-edge technology and research brings national attention to UAB.posted 5 days ago 2143 viewsDebunking digital eyestrain and blue light mythsAdam Gordon, O.D., discusses blue light, including the lack of clinical evidence in advertisements overstating dangers, as well as the effects of blue light on sleep and eye discomfort.posted 9 days ago 1508 viewsFirst-of-its-kind driving simulator lab at UAB powered by donation from Honda Manufacturing of Alabama and ALDOTThe facility will enable new distracted-driving research, addressing a major public health issue that is a leading cause of highway and traffic-related injuries and death.posted 13 days ago 2376 viewsNew paintings by Gary Chapman, “108 Black Paintings and the COTA Project,” on exhibition in Gadsden from April 29-June 24Chapman’s new works were inspired by the 108 days the family spent waiting for his daughter’s heart transplant. Also featured are works made by his daughter and her fellow pediatric heart patients as they awaited organ transplants.posted 13 days ago 1017 viewsNew event to support, encourage women in surgeryWorkshops and seminars targeted to female surgeons are planned from 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday, April 26.
Four named holders of endowed chairs/professorships at UABFour UAB faculty members are named to endowed chair or professorship positions by the Board of Trustees.posted 20 days ago 1300 viewsPersonality may dictate how distracted you are while drivingUAB researchers uncover new information about drivers’ likelihood to participate in risky roadway behavior.posted 23 days ago 2085 viewsLawson receives ADA investigator awardNathaniel Lawson, DMD, assistant professor at the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Dentistry, is the recipient of the 2015 John W. Stanford New Investigator Award given by the American Dental Association.posted 23 days ago 935 viewsUAB professor honored by Hastings Center Cunniff-Dixon Early-Career Physician AwardUAB professor awarded $15,000 for work in palliative care.posted 27 days ago 1153 viewsUAB awarded $19.5 million grant for new xenotransplantation programGift from United Therapeutics will establish Xenotransplantation Institute and bring additional resources to support the endeavor with a goal of genetically modified kidney transplants taking place by 2021.posted 26 days ago 4412 viewsRenowned liver, small bowel transplant surgeon Tector joins UABTector’s arrival will bring the addition of a multivisceral and small bowel transplant program to UAB’s Division of Transplantation.posted 26 days ago 2469 viewsCybersecurity experts work to create example solutions and best practices for protecting consumer information via retail payment systemsUAB serves as host site of National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence workshop to develop best practices to safeguard customer profiles.posted 29 days ago 999 viewsFour from UAB named to Association of American PhysiciansThe renowned Association of American Physicians has selected four UAB physicians for induction.posted 16 days ago 782 viewsPossible Viking discovery by UAB archaeologist could rewrite North American historyTwo-hour special, “Vikings Unearthed,” featuring UAB professor Sarah Parcak will premier online Monday, April 4, and will broadcast Wednesday, April 6, on PBS.posted a while back 2956 viewsBruce Korf videos on medical genetics will teach clinicians worldwideOpen-access videos from the chair of UAB's Department of Genetics focus on the latest treatment approaches for critically ill children in all settings.posted a while back 747 viewsMoore selected for competitive American Council of Learned Societies FellowshipThe fellowship will help further the completion of the first study, bilingual edition of a centuries old legal case.posted a while back 1417 viewsCan you own a cloned human? Expert explores this and other bioethical issues in new book based on hit sci-fi show “Orphan Black”Gregory Pence, Ph.D., international expert on the ethics of human cloning, discusses the science behind the hit TV show, when it gets the science right and when it doesn’t.posted a while back 1907 viewsShe brought ‘green’ science to UAB: Karolina Mukhtar and plant immunologyThe innate immune systems of plants and plant pathogens are in a biological arms race, and if plants lose, food sources may diminish. Mukhtar probes the genetics and molecular mechanisms of plant immunity.posted a while back 1296 viewsUAB to establish endowed chair in nephrology in honor of Edwin RutskyA gift from Dialysis Clinic, Inc., in honor of a longtime professor of nephrology will be used to fund the DCI Edwin A. Rutsky, M.D., Distinguished Endowed Chair in Nephrology in the UAB School of Medicineposted a while back 1089 views
- Event Date April 26