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The study, from UAB’s Institute for Arts in Medicine, shows that learning tricks in a magic camp can boost feelings of self-esteem and confidence in children and adolescents with disabilities.
NCHPAD will utilize the grant, the largest in the history of the UAB School of Health Professions, to expand its role as a knowledge translation and implementation science/evaluation center to promote access to health and wellness programs for people with disabilities across the nation.

The study, led by Barbara Gower, Ph.D., is the first randomized clinical trial of a hypothesis that reducing fat stored around organs, through diet alone, can rescue beta-cell function.

The grant will explore ways to employ artificial intelligence with telehealth in rural, underserved areas of the South.

Two nutrition researchers at UAB claim that hunger cues go well beyond your stomach’s rumbling and grumbling — it has more to do with your overall mindfulness.

People respond to weight loss strategies in different ways, but typical studies test only one intervention at a time. UAB’s Drew Sayer is testing multiple strategies in a single study.

W. Timothy Garvey, M.D., was chosen to receive the Master of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinology award. Garvey founded the UAB Diabetes Research Center in 2008.

An award from the Health Resources and Services Administration will increase underrepresented minorities in medicine and support student work in areas of mental health, opioid addiction and primary care in rural areas.
In response to increasing case numbers and hospitalizations and in consultation with UAB infectious disease and public health experts, UAB is canceling large indoor events to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and the community.
Ten UAB experts, with specialties ranging from public health to infectious diseases, to pediatrics, will serve as investigators for the new Alabama Regional Center for Infection Prevention and Control.
The genetic counseling field has become an important component of medicine in the past decade. Alabama law now mandates all genetic counselors practicing in the state be licensed by fall of 2021.

As a registered nurse for over 30 years, Feldman brings a unique clinical and informatics blend to everything she does, grounding policy and theory with practice.

With increasing prevalence of childhood obesity, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease has emerged as the most common cause of liver disease among children and adolescents in industrialized countries.
UAB graduate students will work as yearlong service partners to implement self-developed projects dedicated to improving the health of vulnerable people.
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