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Longtime VP for Research and Economic Development Richard B. Marchase, Ph.D., plans to retire at the end of 2016. During his tenure, UAB annual research expenditures grew from $331 million to $510 million.
Daniel Deligio, O.D., treats a rare disease and provides successful treatment plan for Sam Peppers.
Adam 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.
Researchers at UAB look for a relationship between eye movement and the brain to find biomarkers to help diagnose and treat concussions.
With significant implications to its student enrollment and economic impact in the region, UAB’s partnership with INTO University Partnerships will increase access for international students to one of the nation’s most diverse college campuses.
Annual Gift of Sight events provide eye exams and glasses for the uninsured in need.
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UAB’s School of Health Professions is hosting an open house for those interested in the Master of Science in biomedical and health sciences program Nov. 7.
UAB Optometry is hosting a free community education event to spread awareness about infant eye health Sept. 15.
The longstanding UAB Community Eye Care program is now serving patients in the new Western Health Center, part of the Jefferson County Department of Health.
The former UAB Pediatric Optometry Service director will be recognized during the annual AAO meeting this October in New Orleans.
The new Alabama Network for Women Leaders in Higher Education is part of the American Council on Education’s Women’s Network, a national system of state networks focused on advancing and supporting women in higher education.
Convergence insufficiency can be mistaken for attention deficit disorder because the inability to focus eyesight can lead to reading and attention problems.
Environmental factors like pool and ocean water seem harmless, but they can actually affect eye health. UAB experts break down how to stay safe this season.
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.
Tammy Than, O.D., has been named the American Optometric Association Educator of the Year.

Money raised from the annual fundraiser goes toward research and scholarships in the SOO.

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