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Harper Nichols is not able to grip with one hand. In her colorful photo series, “holding / self portrait,” she shows all the things she holds throughout the day with her arm.
Induction in National Academics of Practice is based on excellence and dedication to the profession of nursing, scholarship and policy support.
A UAB study shows that bone marrow transplant recipients have a shorter lifespan as compared to their counterparts.
Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., has been selected as the recipient of the award for Outstanding Faculty Contributions to Service-Learning in Higher Education in research.
The American Cancer Society Board of Directors recognized UAB and its faculty’s commitment to further cancer research and promote health behaviors that can lessen cancer occurrence.
Hodge, who is graduating with a materials engineering degree, says the BMEN Peer Mentoring Program helped mold him “into a more complete individual.”
Four graduate students in UAB’s College of Arts and Sciences have been awarded a Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Research fellowship through the U.S. Department of Transportation.
UAB’s Warner Huh was recognized by the American Cancer Society for his continued leadership within the community.
Topics include induced pluripotent stem cell technologies, nanotechnologies, nanomedicine, advanced biomanufacturing, 3D culture systems, 3D organoid systems, genetic approaches to cardiovascular tissue engineering and organs-on-a-chip.
Eaton and Subramaniam are next in a long line of UAB faculty to receive this honor.
Martez Files, Ph.D., delivered 1,000 mental health kits to youth in rural Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Alabama World Languages Association recognized Assistant Professor Yumi Takamiya, Ph.D., with the honor, awarded to educators who exemplify excellence in language teaching, leadership and advocacy.
Cameron Johnson and John Richardson are among five students in the state who were honored; they were recognized for their original compositions “After the Dust Has Settled” and “Cyber Megatropolis,” respectively.
Martin J. Kauffman Distinguished Early Career Research Award received by Ennis is one of the most prestigious international awards in special education.
UAB School of Nursing faculty, alumni and student receive honors from the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama for their impact on the nursing profession.
The prestigious program aims to make study abroad experiences accessible to a more diverse population of students and prepare them to assume leadership roles in government and the private sector.
Sylvie Mrug, Ph.D., professor in the UAB College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the 2021 Ireland Prize for Scholarly Distinction.
From its incompatible kidney transplant program to deceased donor programs, to xenotransplantation, UAB continues to seek ways to help patients who face end-stage renal disease.
UAB epidemiology expert will evaluate genetic risk scores that can help predict personal risk for cardiovascular and renal diseases, as well as African Americans’ treatment responses to common antihypertensive therapies.

Two students from the UAB School of Optometry were elected as leaders of the National Optometric Student Association. 

UAB researcher assists in the development of pacemaker-based heart failure therapy.

A UAB optometry student used her love for art to design a new logo for the National Student Optometric Student Association. 

This is the highest honor a scientist of Greek descent can receive.  

The Master of Science in Instructional Design and Development program prepares students to effectively design, develop and evaluate learning in a variety of environments, such as health care, business, government and higher education.
Ashraf F. Fouad, DDS, will help the dental community nationally by applying his scientific knowledge and clinical research expertise to further the dentistry practice.
Newly funded research by the McKnight Foundation will study whether genetic links contribute to addiction and relapse.
Students in UAB’s public relations capstone class worked with six local nonprofits developing campaigns.
UAB received statewide nursing awards, including two Nurse Legion of Honor medals, Outstanding Healthcare Organization and State Outstanding Nurse Educator.
A new study focuses on hypertension, diabetes and dyslipidemia — a high level of lipids that can lead to heart attack, stroke or other heart issues — and social determinants associated with HIV.
Ashley Penrod put her education on hold and served as the main caretaker for her father after he received two different cancer diagnoses. After seven years, she will graduate with honors at the UAB graduate commencement ceremony.
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