Displaying items by tag: school of health professions

Foods high in fats have long been put into the “unhealthy” category by nutrition experts, but UAB researchers believe this may have been all wrong, all along.
A series of fascinating studies at Harvard University showed that many people respond positively to placebo pills — even when they are told that the pills don't have any active ingredients. Now researchers at UAB have partnered with a Harvard scientist to test these "open-label" placebos for the first time in cancer survivors.
Bradley Barnes, Ph.D., will provide executive leadership and coordinate a comprehensive enrollment management unit to develop strategies focused on student recruitment, admissions, retention and persistence to graduation.
The answer to that question could help zoos solve a growing fertility crisis — and offer new insight into the lives of these majestic creatures. Find out how UAB researchers, working with scientists from the Smithsonian Institution, are exploring two ways to measure body fat in African elephants.
The VORLab will study the effects of injuries sustained in football and other contact sports on balance, eye movement and vision to improve diagnostic tools and promote recovery.

UAB’s Chiasera cited as an emerging university leader by being named Fellow of the American Council on Education.

Curtis A. Carver Jr., Ph.D., comes to UAB from the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, where he served as vice chancellor and chief information officer.
School of Health Professions’ master’s in health administration program moves up three spots to No. 2 in the United States.
The online program for a degree in health care management at UAB has been named the best in the nation based on academic excellence, types of available classes, faculty strength, rankings and reputation.
UAB researchers receive a $1.25 million grant to identify and disseminate best management practices in nursing homes with a high census of Medicaid residents.
The UAB School of Health Professions continues to expand into international education and names two faculty to leadership positions.
John Wesley Chancellor of Enterprise and Candy Mosley of Foley are Mr. and Ms. UAB 2014, with first alternates Ethan Gissendaner and Asia Sullivan.
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