Julie Locher is recognized for her research contributions in nutritional well-being within the gerontology field.
A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
Study published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology shows fecal incontinence risk from anal intercourse is heightened for both women and men, with men almost three times as likely to experience incontinence.
November 09, 2015
Treating patients 50 and older with high blood pressure to a systolic blood pressure of less than 120 mm Hg reduced rates of cardiovascular events, including heart attack, heart failure and stroke, by 25 percent.
September 11, 2015
Lower blood pressure target of 120 mm Hg greatly reduces cardiovascular complications and deaths in older adults.
Virginia Wadley, Ph.D., says until this new JAMA study, whether or not stroke survivors are at-risk over the long term was an unknown.
October 29, 2014
Jessica Merlin, M.D., MBA, is an assistant professor at UAB, and blogs about the diverse food scene in Birmingham in her spare time.
Published in Updates
October 27, 2014
Central Alabama Hospice and the Palliative Nursing Association present the first Palliative Care Conference hosted at UAB.
Published in Updates
September 25, 2014
The replacement of the old-fashioned wheelchair is here: the Movi chair, designed for hospitals, nursing homes and anyplace where patient mobility is important.
September 05, 2014
The UAB Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care celebrates the fifth graduating class of the Geriatric Scholar program and hosts a conference on issues surrounding care for the elderly.
Published in Student Experience
July 21, 2014
May 07, 2014
Renowned scientist Cynthia Brown, M.D., will lead UAB efforts to care for aging patients and patients with advanced or life-threatening illness.
March 21, 2014
Landmark research for the surgical management of apical vaginal prolapse reveals comparable efficacy of sacrospinous ligament fixation and uterosacral ligament suspension, and that perioperative treatment is not indicated.
January 21, 2014
A UAB/VA study shows that home hospice techniques on terminally ill, hospitalized patients have a positive impact on end-of-life care.
July 09, 2013
Fellowship is the highest class of membership within GSA, which strives to promote multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in aging and disseminate gerontological knowledge.
June 27, 2013
June 20, 2013