Eric Wallace is piloting telehealth program, which he says could open the door for Alabamians in rural communities to receive more subspecialized care without traveling long distances.
In an agreement that makes Legacy Community Federal Credit Union the official credit union of UAB, IMG and Legacy have entered into a $4.2 million, 20-year naming rights sponsorship that will bring Legacy Pavilion to the new Board-approved UAB Football Operations Center.
A record $2,006,063 was pledged for this year’s campaign, which will help provide financial assistance to more than120 nonprofits in the Birmingham community.
The Top 25 award program, presented by the UAB National Alumni Society, is designed to identify, recognize and celebrate the success of alumni business leaders.
Thousands of people, many of them children, suffer eye injuries from fireworks each year in the United States. UAB ophthalmologists at the only eye emergency room in Alabama provide safety tips.
Spirituality plays a central role in many aspects of African-American culture, and UAB School of Nursing postdoctoral scholar Deborah Ejem, Ph.D., will explore how significant a factor it is.
A local health education nonprofit educates high school students on professional opportunities within rural health care.
A workshop is set to provide information and resources for MDS patients and families June 25.
A UAB study in the Journal of the American Medical Association shows patients’ mobility while hospitalized helps maintain daily activity in older adults.
A survival advantage for female humans stands out in a UAB review of sex differences in longevity across many species. Understanding why could inform treatments to extend healthy lifespans.
Vape pens are catching on, but there is a hidden danger. They sometimes blow up, and a UAB burn surgeon says the results are decidedly unpleasant.
Metabolism-based therapies such as the ketogenic diet have the potential to become a valuable adjunct to standard cancer treatment.
How can you help your child understand what happened at the Pulse in Orlando?  UAB’s Josh Klapow offers some suggestions.
To help students understand the nature of good and evil, philosophy professor Matt King calls in an expert: Spider-Man. Discover how he and other UAB College of Arts and Sciences faculty use pop culture, from comics to hip hop to Johnny Cash, to spark lively discussions about tough topics.
New Living Donor Navigator Program tailored to African-Americans and a new Facebook app aim to increase access to living kidney transplants and reduce the number of patients awaiting transplant.

The new Kirklin Institute for Research in Surgical Outcomes positions UAB as a world leader in improving patient outcomes.
Enjoy show tunes, Broadway classics, patriotic favorites and standards, then watch the fireworks shot from atop Red Mountain. This free outdoor concert is presented by the College of Arts and Sciences Department of Music.
UAB spearheads an innovative program to find undiagnosed cases of hepatitis C and steer those patients to therapy.
A robotic 3-D printer will build the tissue through computer-assisted design and computer-assisted manufacturing, but using living cells as the pieces of the structure.
UAB’s Lung Health Center has joined the prestigious Airways Clinical Research Network established by the American Lung Association.