The website says UAB finds the right balance between quality and affordability, without either being sacrificed for the other.
UAB’s School of Public Health will hold its inaugural “For the Public’s Health” ceremony for incoming master’s students Friday, Aug. 21.
Download the Rave Guardian app and set up your network of emergency contacts and connect with UABPD.
UAB hospital recently undertook in the longest living-donor kidney transplant chain ever to be recorded in the United States, possibly saving the lives of 51 kidney transplant recipients.
Through energy efficiency measures, water-capture systems and other initiatives, the university has cut energy use by 10 percent and water use by 15 percent at both the campus and UAB Hospital, according to publications released by the school.
The public launch of the campaign, set to raise money after the announcement of football, bowling and rifle, is at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the UAB Alumni House.
"These experiences helped me to identify a glaring issue in the field of digital forensics: a lack of professional and ethical standards governing practitioners," wrote Dr. John J. Sloan III, professor of criminal justice and sociology at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), in this commentary at The Conversation. "And as digital forensics gains prominence in the legal landscape, the lack of agreed-upon standards is a big problem."
But researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the USA may just have figured out why some of us (oh hai!) pig out more at work than others.
But the most recent example takes that collaboration a step further by working with the city's up-and-coming student entrepreneurs who are developing their own businesses at the University of Alabama at Birmingham iLab within Innovation Depot.
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Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham found that skipping breakfast didn’t have any notable effect on weight loss efforts in a 16-week study of obese and overweight participants.
By training computers to pick out timing clues in medical records, UAB machine learning expert Steven Bethard, Ph.D., aims to help individual physicians visualize patient histories, and researchers recruit for clinical trials.
Due to wide variation in immunization reimbursement, the administration of recommended vaccines to appropriate candidates at urban HIV clinics could result in potential net losses of $100,000 annually for each clinic, according to recent findings.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Benevolent Fund is accepting applications for its Community Impact Grant through Aug. 31.
Under the guidance of Dean Max Michael, M.D., since 2001, the SOPH has identified five areas of focus for the next five years.
“Regardless of your gender, race, or where you live, if you frequently eat a Southern-style diet you should be aware of your risk of heart disease and try to make some gradual changes to your diet,” said lead researcher James Shikany, a nutritional epidemiologist at the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Division of Preventive Medicine.
Two papers published this week address fundamental questions in Parkinson's disease: can researchers predict who will develop the disease, and once it's diagnosed, how will it progress?
Battle over breakfast; when and what you should eat first.
he electronic health records meaningful use program has had a negligible effect on physician adoption of EHRs, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
Through protocol-guided intensive medical therapy, clinicians were able to achieve simultaneous control of multiple risk factors in patients with diabetes and CHD, which led to reduced risk for death, MI and stroke, according to new findings from the BARI 2D study.
Much like the seemingly neverending arguments about the “eight glasses of water” rule or the “three meals a day” rule, researchers just can’t seem to make up their minds about whether or not breakfast is truly “the most important meal of the day.”
People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with the Southern United States may be at an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to a new study.
Fried foods, processed meats, and sweetened beverages can lead to heart disease, stroke, kidney disease, and more.
Learn the art of improvisational comedy, comic book character creation, how to write a movie or play and more, through arts education classes at Artplay. Registration is now open, and classes begin Sept. 3.

UAB’s medical student group Equal Access Birmingham set to hold its fundraising 5K/Fun Run.

An innovative UAB program is fostering community and creating opportunities for students through eSports and technological initiatives.

UAB has been ranked among the top 150 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.

Despite financial incentives, the HITECH Act, signed into law in 2009, had a weak impact on the uptake of EHRs.
Fifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.
In an attempt to find out the reason the United States has the highest number of treatable sexually transmitted diseases in the world, a disease expert at the University of Alabama at Birmingham decided to study the doctor-patient relationship.
Getting lipids, triglycerides, glucose, blood pressure, and tobacco use under control was associated with substantially better outcomes in type 2 diabetes in an analysis of the BARI 2D trial.
People who like fried food, sweet tea and other foods synonymous with the Southern U.S. may be at an increased risk of heart attack and death, according to a new study.
People who regularly consumed a typical "Southern"-style diet had an increased risk of cardiovascular disease in a large study examining dietary patterns and heart risk -- more so than other diet types deemed unhealthy.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to researchers.
People who eat lots of fried food and sugary drinks have a 56 percent higher risk of heart disease compared to those who eat healthier, according to US researchers.
We have heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But recent research makes some wonder whether there's evidence to back up this well-worn saying.
Don't text while moving: Texting while walking has been found to be dangerously distracting, with people taking shorter strides and more time to finish an obstacle course in a study conducted by researchers.
It’s no secret that America’s air conditioning obsession is excessive, even out of control. (Europeans, for instance, think we’re fragile idiots.) But in addition to making us grumpier and less productive, freezing office environments could actually be making us eat more, too.
Reinforced panels that can turn any room in your home into a safe-room; that's the project that UAB is currently working on. They can withstand up to 250 mph winds, the equivalent of an EF-5 tornado.
Southern favorites like fried chicken and bacon may taste great when consumed, but they can have negative effects on heart health, according to UAB researchers.
Engineering interventions are necessary to reduce the frequency and extent of traffic congestion, said Virginia Sisiopiku, associate professor of transportation intervention at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Texting and fielding math problems on the phones made people swerve more from side to side, but the difference wasn’t big enough to rule out the possibility that it was due to chance.
In a recent study, Dr. Stephen T. Mennemeyer, professor in the department of health care organization and policy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, examined to what extent the MU program has impacted the adoption of EHR.
A drive to find out why the United States has the highest rates of treatable sexually transmitted diseases in the developed world has been the career focus of one University of Alabama at Birmingham infectious disease expert.
Michael Niederweis, Ph.D., professor of microbiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and colleagues have described the first known toxin of this pathogenic bacterium.
Dr. Loring Rue, chief medical officer for UAB Health Systems, said the hospital had trained repeatedly to respond to possible Ebola cases. Workers donned protective gear that covered them from head-to-toe until the patient tested negative for Ebola.
Despite 132 years of study, no toxin had ever been found for the deadly pathogen Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which infects 9 million people a year and kills more than 1 million.
Researchers asked 30 people to navigate an obstacle course three times and found they were significantly slower while texting and walking than when completing the route without any distractions.
Molly C. Bernhard, MPH, pre-doctoral fellow in the Nutrition Obesity Research Center and pre-doctoral candidate in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, hypothesized that food intake would decrease in young adults exposed to temperatures above normal room temperatures (68° to 72°F) in a sedentary office environment
The Birmingham Police Department on Tuesday evening announced that a person with possible Ebola symptoms was transported to UAB Hospital. However, the initial tests for the virus have come back negative.
UAB Athletics ramps up fundraising with campaign launch event Aug. 18.
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