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Ramona Bonner is earning her fifth degree 35 years after receiving her first one, all while fighting COVID-19 in rural Alabama.
Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will examine factors, including epigenetics, that play a role in chronic lower back pain in order to improve the quality of life for patients.
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.
Michele Talley, Ph.D., will address ways to improve mental health access and increase the behavioral health workforce in grant-funded study.
School of Nursing doctoral student Paula Levi will study the impact of high stress levels — caused in the workplace — by monitoring the heart rate variability in ICU nurses.
Using the correct sunscreen — especially during the summer months — is vital to help prevent skin issues now and in the future.
As the new president of the Association of Cameroonian Nurse Anesthetists in America, Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., will spread Western medical knowledge to help bridge the gap in health care provider practices in Cameroon.
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Edwin Aroke, Ph.D., CRNA, is being honored for his research on pain disparities and the roles of CRNAs in pain management.

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Meet students, faculty and staff to learn about the variety of programs at the UAB Graduate Program Summer Recruitment Fair at the Hill Student Center.
Rachel Wells will lead a study aimed at improving care of underserved adults with advanced heart failure.
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Celebrate the professional achievements of this year’s UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 award winners during a virtual ceremony Thursday, June 24.
The National Alumni Society Scholarship Run will have options for a 5K and 10K, along with a non-running option. More than $55,000 was raised in last year’s virtual race.
The UAB School of Nursing’s Ada Markaki, Ph.D., is chair-elect of the Pan American Nursing and Midwifery Collaborating Centers.
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Ashley Hodges, Ph.D., CRNP, has received the 2020 Inspiration in Women’s Health Award from the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health, for her work providing health care to women.
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A UAB School of Nursing student who is volunteering to help with the COVID-19 fight was able to administer the vaccine to her mother.
Use of the diabetes drug metformin — before a diagnosis of COVID-19 — was associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in COVID-19 patients with Type 2 diabetes.
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