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A UAB professor continues breast cancer prevention research with additional funding through the National Institutes of Health.
Leath, a UAB gynecologic oncologist, professor of medicine and senior scientist, has been named new chair of the Division.
UAB School of Education assistant professor Claire Mowling teaches prospective physical education teachers and also runs an after-school program for children, called “Move It.”
A UAB School of Medicine professor has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry.   
Keyanna Stokes in the UAB Pre-Nursing program was selected from among more than 1,500 applicants for the scholarship, sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Anindya Dutta, Ph.D., MBBS, will begin his role as chair at UAB on March 15, 2021.
Matt Graben was already an entrepreneur in Birmingham but needed to understand how business worked. The new entrepreneurship program at Collat taught him how to be a better thinker, he says.
The study is funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.
Chelsea Walker-Griner, a 2011 Gates Millennium scholarship recipient, will graduate with an educational specialist degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages from the School of Education on Dec. 11.
Zahrah Abdulrauf, a senior in the College of Arts and Sciences, is one of only 154 Schwarzman Scholars chosen for 2022, selected from a field of more than 3,600 applicants.
Students at UAB are helping with contact tracing by letting people in Alabama know if they have been diagnosed with COVID-19.
“Is Mommy a Doctor or Superhero?” written by emergency medicine physician Amy Faith Ho, M.D., uses colorful illustrations and whimsical characters to show children they can find superheroes within themselves.
Grace Albright, Austin Svancara and Gabriela Sherrod, graduate research assistants in the UAB Translational Research for Injury Prevention Lab, have been awarded a 2020-2021 Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research fellowship.
Morgan Rankin-Taylor pursues her dreams and leads the way for other students who receive the Birmingham Promise scholarship.
UAB’s Tonya Perry, Ph.D., was honored by the National Council of Teachers of English with the Advancement of People of Color Leadership award.
Senior Zahrah Abdulrauf in the College of Arts and Sciences is recognized for outstanding academic achievement and community involvement.
Shawn Galin, Ph.D., trains health care providers using standardized patients — trained to portray patients exhibiting signs of disease and injury — through UAB’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Simulation.
Alice Kim and Ryleigh Fleming each created projects to improve student mask safety, hygiene, and access to health care facts and necessities that were selected by the Clinton Global Initiative University COVID-19 Student Action Fund.
The Marie Sklodowska-Curie Award is the AAWR’s highest honor and recognizes outstanding accomplishments in leadership, teaching, research and scholarship by women in radiology professions.
Tuscher is one of what the foundation calls “150 of the world’s most promising young scientists” doing groundbreaking neurobiological research.
Gavin will oversee program management of the established undergraduate programs in neuroscience, genetics and genomic sciences, bioinformatics and more.
A UAB urogynecologist has been selected to lead the national nonprofit organization, which represents professionals dedicated to treating female pelvic floor disorders.
A UAB postdoctoral fellow was awarded a seed grant to help further research in rapid, greener and efficient methods of synthesizing nanoparticles using dusty plasma.
A College of Arts and Sciences professor received a five-year grant to fund the collaborative research for microbes associated with marine invertebrates using computational approaches.
UAB’s Institute for Human Rights will host a lecture to discuss the global impact of COVID-19 and the neglect of refugees.
School of Education Associate Professor Gordon Fisher will assess the benefits of home-based, telehealth, high-intensity interval exercise for improving cardiometabolic health in people with longstanding spinal cord injuries.
Warner K. Huh, M.D., will assume the role of OBGYN chair in the UAB School of Medicine on Nov. 1.
Benjamin Larimer, Ph.D., has received a $1.5 million award to conduct research on a PET-based diagnostic tool that could identify patients who will respond to immunotherapy.
A UAB student was recognized as the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board Scholar for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Hall’s research focuses on improving access to high-quality health care among vulnerable populations including low income individuals and people living with a disability or chronic health condition.
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