The research team, based at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the University of Alabama at Birmingham, found nearly 75% of the healthcare support workers surveyed had a poor diet, while nearly 54% had a higher-than-optimal body mass index.
To estimate the number of patients filling high-intensity statin prescriptions after MI who continue to adhere to their medication, researchers conducted a retrospective cohort study following 57,898 Medicare beneficiaries after MI hospitalization.
Founded in 2013, the company has raised $28 million to date from former NFL players and top biotech veterans, among others including the University of Alabama at Birmingham which has entered into a partnership with Vicis.
A new pilot investigation at UAB is rethinking the exercise paradigm for breast cancer survivors with reduced mobility, evaluating the utility of simulated high-altitude training for the purpose of enhancing health and physical activity.
UAB Dr. Tamara Oechslin, Dr. Becky Luu, and UAB fourth-year optometry clinicians checked the eyesight, eye alignment, refractive error and ocular health of six babies, at no charge to the babies’ families. The exams were part of InfantSEE, a public health program in optometry designed to ensure that eye and vision care become an essential part of infant wellness to improve a child’s quality of life.
A new clinical trial seeks to determine whether a machine that pumps warm, oxygenated blood in cadaver kidneys can improve quality of the organ prior to transplant.
UAB is among the 1 percent of schools worldwide to have accreditation in both business and accounting from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
were with youA shoe drive at a local baseball game will help women in need across the Birmingham area.
Class of 2017 option 2Cowan and Unger will pursue further work in drug discovery as they enter graduate school after commencement in April.
Biomedical engineering students Jervaughn Hunter and Nikea McMullen are developing a contamination-free stethoscope cover to prevent a common source of infection.
UAB researchers develop a conceptual framework to help progress the care of people living with HIV by looking at ways to pursue better engagement in care.
Students also received 20 Medallion Awards, the highest award given by the Public Relations Council of Alabama, 12 Awards of Excellence and six Awards of Merit.
Transportation engineers in UAB's TRENDLab are studying the effects of ridesharing, autonomous vehicles and other new technologies on roadway congestion. They're also looking at fresh solutions to an age-old highway problem: work zone delays.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham has been chosen by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research as one of five academic centers to host the third class of The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders.
The husband and wife duo serve as faculty in the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease.
The grant will initially fund two fellowship positions for postdoctoral fellows (basic or clinical) wishing to train in the area of heart failure research.
The public is invited to come to campus on Wednesday, April 19 and Friday, April 21 to meet the students and to see how they are engineering solutions to real-world challenges.
Class of 2017 option 2Russell Alexander II will graduate April 29 and begin work with a professional acting company, after performing with Theatre UAB and garnering a national award from the Kennedy Center.
The awardees will be honored at a luncheon Friday, June 23, at the UAB National Alumni Society House.
Ben Boros, Maggie Collier and Remy Meir join the group of 24 UAB students to date who have been named Goldwater Scholars.
Ongoing multidisciplinary concussion research will be highlighted at an upcoming symposium at UAB: The Concussion Collaborative Science Symposium 2017: Objectively Tackling Concussion through Vision, Science, Radiology and Engineering.
The winning entries will be displayed in the Global Eye Exhibition, which opens Friday, April 21, in the new UAB INTO space located in the Sterne Library.
Class of 2017 option 2A senior in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Music and the Honors College’s University Honors Program, Kasman, pianist, will graduate April 29, then embark on a tour and graduate school.
UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Fiesta Ball on May 5 will support the work of young cancer research scientists and patient and family services.
Class of 2017 option 2At least 2,015 students will graduate and approximately 1,250 are expected to walk in the spring 2017 commencement ceremonies happening 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, at Bartow Arena.
The grand opening of the INTO UAB Center is a celebration of collaboration from faculty, staff and students to support international students who choose to make the university their home.
Becker’s Hospital Review has named UAB Hospital as one of the 100 Great Hospitals in America.
UAB is one of only two universities in the state to offer the program.
A UAB optometrist has been recognized for outstanding leadership to students by the American Optometric Association.
A committee selected by the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research awarded UAB and four other centers as Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders sites-
The new facility will be double the square footage of the current UABPD headquarters and provide a state-of-the-art, functionally efficient workspace designed to accommodate continued growth.
Khalid will perform outside at the UAB Hill Student Center. The show is free and open to students and the public.
Project Manager Rob Harris said the project team should be ready to go vertical on the project to add five floors and 72,000 square feet to the UAB School of Nursing. M.J Harris started working on the project in October.
"In my experience, Alzheimer's disease is the most feared disease in people over 65," said David Geldmacher, M.D., the director of the Division of Memory Disorders in the Department of Neurology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
The student-designed shoes will be auctioned off during the Growing Kings’ second annual fundraising gala—Chucks & Tux — Saturday, April 29. Growing Kings is a nonprofit organization that provides mentoring services to at-risk male youth in the Birmingham City School System.
The UAB Concert Choir, an ensemble in the Department of Music, will perform in some choral festivals and historic venues in England and the Netherlands in May.
A University of Alabama at Birmingham psychology professor has focused his research on developing technologies to help children learn how to cross the street in an accessible, safe environment.
Class of 2017 option 2Chemistry and philosophy classes, a neuro-oncology lab, hospital volunteer work, and the TKE fraternity were all UAB steppingstones for the first-generation American and Florence High School graduate.
Kellie Flood, M.D., will present her abstract on Virtual Acute Care for the Elderly, an innovative geriatric care model, at the American Geriatrics Society’s 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting.
Advances in brain imaging allowing early detection of the plaques implicated in Alzheimer’s disease have pushed prevention strategies in the fight against dementia.
Global music ambassador Anoushka Shankar channeled the spirit and vision of her father Sunday at an Alys Stephens Center India Fest event, melding two ancient traditions while launching into ragas with bracing virtuosity.
The highly-selective program provides fully-paid summer research opportunities for students at some of the country's premier institutions.
The fourth Birmingham 101 event, hosted by UAB’s Student Involvement and Leadership Organization, will focus on Ensley High School and its ties to UAB.
UAB Unite Day brings together alumni and students to serve the Birmingham community by working at events organized by two local nonprofit organizations.
Cobb will speak about professionalism in the practice of law on April 12.
Perlman, the Alys Stephens Center’s first Starlight Gala performer, returns to celebrate the center’s 20th anniversary gala. Tickets include a pre-performance cocktail reception; a VIP dinner package is also available.
Coalesce, a new support group for young adult cancer survivors, kicks off with a drum circle event at Railroad Park on April 15.
Five students will travel to Israel, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Germany or Estonia to study, teach or conduct research for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Two major questions that come up in regard to an adolescent's seeing a gynecologist are when and why.
The new deputy director of UAB’s Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Collaborating Center for International Nursing believes “think globally, act locally” should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing.
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