UAB and the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute will host “A Dialogue on Civility and Decoding Activism in the 21st Century” from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, at UAB’s Heritage Hall.

 

VOCALOSITY features some of today’s chart-topping hits in brand-new arrangements; but no genre of music is off limits, from doo-wop to Bruno Mars. One lucky a cappella group can perform as the opening act and receive complimentary tickets.
Karen Meneses, Ph.D., has been named the 2016 Distinguished Faculty Lecturer, the highest honor bestowed by the UAB Academic Health Center.
Hundreds of UAB and Lawson State students will volunteer throughout the Birmingham community as a part of the MLK Day of Service event hosted by UAB’s Leadership and Service Council.
A new eight-week FreshStart! program is set for Jan. 26-March 16 to help cancer survivors make healthier lifestyle choices.
The documentary will screen Jan. 19 at 4:30 p.m. in the UAB Hill Student Center Alumni Theatre.
UAB recognizes U.S. Attorney Vance for her leadership in addressing the heroin epidemic in northern Alabama.
David Kimberlin, M.D., vice chair of Pediatrics and co-director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is a physician at Children’s of Alabama. He is the editor of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Red Book, which establishes which vaccines should be given, when and to whom.
The new UAB Integrative Medicine Clinic will provide conventional medical care with complementary approaches to tackle the biological, social and spiritual aspects of health and illness.
UAB’s Center for Exercise Medicine has two exercise studies underway, one for patients needing joint replacement and one to boost muscle in seniors.
A seven-year effort led by a UAB neurologist has established the first guidelines for the use of fMRI in epilepsy surgery.
UAB surgeons performed 385 transplants in 2016, and more than 33,600 transplants were performed nationwide.
UAB-led Research to appear in American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that linking electronic health records with social determinants of health and environmental measures could help researchers understand the causes of obesity and chronic disease and suggest strategies for addressing the disparities in these conditions.
The fair will feature performances by local musicians, the work of local artists, performances of slam poetry and booths by departments within the School of Medicine.
ERAS, Enhanced Recovery After Surgery, is making a big difference for UAB surgical patients.
For women with a prior low transverse incision cesarean delivery, the decision to undergo a vaginal delivery or elect to have a repeat cesarean delivery has important clinical and economic ramifications.
The UAB study, an updated meta-analysis of the use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for non-ischemic cardiomyopathy, provides further support to the current American Heart Association and American College of Cardiology guidelines and challenges the recently published DANISH trial.
Commissioned by the BMA, the to-scale replica of its newly remodeled galleries is a tool to help curators plan exhibitions and more. It was used for the upcoming Jan. 28 exhibition “Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art.”
UAB is among the nation’s best in several online programs, according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs available at usnews.com.
Clarinetists of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in the symposium; registration includes a ticket to see guest artist and Grammy winner Richard Stoltzman perform with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra.