Internships are today’s entry-level jobs, and at least 65 percent of students who intern receive job offers. Here are pointers on how to secure one.
School of Health Professions’ master’s in health administration program moves up three spots to No. 2 in the United States.
The commission will present awards for 2015’s Outstanding Women and present a free lecture by leadership expert Betsy Myers.
Anne Marie Corgill, 2015 Alabama Teacher of the Year, has been named one of four finalists for National Teacher of the Year.
Harvey Makadon, M.D., director of the National LGBT Health Education Center at the Fenway Institute, will be at UAB on March 11.
There is little evidence demonstrating that health information exchanges help to reduce costs or improve the quality of care, according to a new study.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is studying the use of cannabidiol oil in adults at UAB Hospital and a pediatric study of the oil at Children's of Alabama.
The online bachelor's degree program in accounting at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) was picked as the best in the nation by the web site bestschools.org.
Babies treated for symptomatic cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection for six months, instead of the standard six weeks, have better hearing and developmental outcomes, according to a new study.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has launched two studies of cannabidiol oil, or CBD oil, as a treatment for severe, intractable seizures. The two studies, an adult study at UAB and a pediatric study at Children’s of Alabama, were authorized by the Alabama Legislature in 2014 by legislation known as Carly’s Law.
Rajesh Kana, Ph.D., of the University of Alabama at Birmingham and colleagues are the first to combine three different measures of the brain — anatomy, the connectivity between different brain regions, and levels of a neurochemical — to distinguish people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) from matched, typically developing peers.
Dr. Michael Saag -- director of the Center for AIDS Research at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) — has been named to the nine-member editorial board of Physicians' Life, a new upscale consumer magazine for doctors, according to a recent news release from the publishers.
Patients with gout are at significantly high risk for developing cardiovascular disease, with the likelihood being greater for women, a large retrospective study found.
The explosion caused a small leak of helium, which cools the inside of the machine and can be dangerous in a closed area. The area was subsequently ventilated and made safe.
An aging population and the Affordable Care Act will bring tens of millions of Americans into the health system during the next 10 years, and an industry report estimates a shortage of up to 90,000 doctors as a result.
The claim is that older drivers are worse drivers and therefore cause the most fatal wrecks. And with nearly 25 percent of the county's 172,000 residents older than 65, it figures that the older age bracket is responsible for more fatal crashes.
At this time, autism diagnosis is based on behavior. Kana’s multimodal neuroimaging-based classification is a step toward a possible biomarker for autism and possibly diagnosing autism at an early age, perhaps as early as 6 months, when the brain is very plastic and intervention might be more effective.
Match Day, when fourth-year medical students learn their residency assignments, is March 20 in the Alabama Theater.
The 15th annual UAB School of Medicine art show kicks off March 17.
A gift from AT&T made possible a pilot program to improve writing skills at Parker High School.

UAB Collat School of Business researcher breaks new ground on ways to increase sales profits.

5K Color Run hosted by Oak Mountain High School students to raise money for cancer research at UAB.
Combined measurements of brain anatomy, connectivity and neurochemistry distinguish autism spectrum disorder subjects from controls.
Guest speaker and former Surgeon General Regina Benjamin among many who will see new approaches and successful models of current health-disparities research.
UAB is testing a tablet-based decision aid in hopes of improving outcomes for minority women with lupus and kidney disease
The American Society of Nutrition honors two UAB scientists.
The Concert Choir will perform at high schools and churches in Shelby County, Birmingham, Florence, Madison and Decatur and in Smyrna and Nashville, Tennessee.
Concurrent treatment with a biologic for rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and denosumab (Prolia) for osteoporosis was not associated with an increase in hospitalization for infection, researchers found.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham received federal permission to begin a research trial that would use such medicine to treat seizures.
UAB’s Ethics Bowl team, which won the Southeast regionals, advanced to the national College Ethics Bowl for the first time since 2012.
Many Alabama communities face a growing demand for health care, but a shrinking number of providers. Discover how UAB’s School of Nursing is training nurse practitioners to help fill the void in both primary and specialty care, with tracks reflecting the field’s evolving role, in UAB Magazine.
Previous research indicated six weeks of treatment improved hearing, but new findings published in the New England Journal of Medicine reveal six months is better.
Juror Michael Velliquette will lecture at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13, followed by a free opening reception.
The world’s most prestigious halls feature Meyer audio systems, including Eastman Kodak Hall, Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and the ASC has joined that club of excellence and discrimination.
UAB’s online accounting program has been recognized by TheBestSchools.org as the best in the nation.
Holden will work with students as they prepare for the department’s production of “Avenue Q” and will give his one-man performance, “The Joshua Show.”
Smartphones can already do pretty much everything, right? Actually, UAB computer scientists have a few more ideas.
A committee evaluating UAB had a 'very positive' visit in Birmingham this week and found no evidence that the university has not complied with accreditation requirements, Provost Linda Lucas said.
From SeniorJournal.com
Obese 70-year-olds may live as long as healthy weight 70-year-olds but will spend $39,000 more on health care.
Cardiovascular risks of severe pediatric obesity, assessed among adolescents participating in the "Teen Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery" (Teen-LABS) study, were published this week in JAMA Pediatrics.
The UAB studies are designed to test the safety and tolerability of CBD oil in patients with intractable seizures. CBD oil, a derivative of the cannabis plant, is delivered orally as an oily liquid.
Leadership UAB Class of 2015 has been announced.
Brian Nykanen is a Cadet in the Army ROTC and honors student.
Stephen Carter will attend the Experimental Biology Conference in late March to receive his award.
Hot topics in cancer prevention and control to be highlighted at national ASPO meeting hosted by UAB.
The Joint Program for the M.A. in Art History combines resources from each school to provide a stronger program. It offers the only graduate degree in art history in the state.
The Women and Infants Center and its physicians, nurses and staff have passed numerous milestones and garnered honors with patient care as the key focus.
William S. Tuten, O.D., Ph.D., will present on the use of adaptive optics ophthalmoscopes to increase understanding of photoreceptor cells.
Two College of Arts and Sciences’ faculty and 24 students were honored with Gold and Silver ADDY awards for their individual and team projects
A little more than a year since he suffered major injuries in the January 2014 snowstorm, Kelly Garner and his UAB orthopedics team were showing the world just how far he has come.
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