Displaying items by tag: school of public health

Car seats are documented to reduce injuries and deaths in children but are effective only if installed and used properly.
Gargya Malla, M.D., Ph.D., used the UAB REGARDS study to evaluate the effect of living in a disadvantaged area on heart failure risk. She was awarded second place in a data challenge hosted by the American Heart Association® and the Association of Black Cardiologists.
The World Refugee Day Simulation offers an immersive experience and concrete steps to take action. UAB graduate student Agok Ayuen, who grew up in a refugee camp in Kenya and is now training in the School of Public Health, is helping to organize the event.
In honor of Pride Month, Sarah MacCarthy, Sc.D., the first Magic City LGBTQ Health Studies Endowed Professor, reflects on the ongoing need for health equity for LGBTQ communities, why addressing LGBTQ health is good for everyone and her goals for the future.
Five UAB experts provide advice on getting started, finding a group, staying motivated and coping with weather. Plus: how to run a successful walking meeting.
UAB graduate and Tuskegee University Professor David McKenzie, DVM, Ph.D., requested the supplies as part of his service as a Fulbright U.S. Scholar at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Vacuuming, mopping, walking a pet or playing catch may be enough activity to avoid a stroke, according to a national study published in JAMA Network Online.
New findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association show an eGFR equation that excludes race as a coefficient and includes creatine and cystatin C measurements could demonstrate racial differences in the risk of kidney failure requiring dialysis.
Alabama schools, summer programs and camps can request rapid COVID-19 tests from the CDC through the UAB School of Public Health’s K-12 COVID-19 testing program.
Learn about important terms, concepts and ways the rapidly changing landscape impacts LGBTQ health as well as research and practice, specifically in the Southeast, in a free webinar hosted by the Region IV Public Health Training Center and the UAB School of Public Health on May 10 at 11 a.m.
Improving your diet can help protect and maintain brain health. Learn more about best dietary practices by joining the UAB School of Public Health on April 12.
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