People of UAB
A professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, Linda Moneyham will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame for her many and far-reaching contributions to the field of nursing.
The National Geographic Early Career Grant will allow Amy Bonka to develop and implement new technologies for enhancing the recovery of critically endangered sea turtles.
Glaucoma affects more than 3 million people in the United States and is the leading cause of blindness in African-Americans.
John Mountz, M.D., Ph.D., and W. Winn Chatham, M.D., will be recognized by the ACR for education, research and clinical contributions to the field.
As one of 163 worldwide AEN fellows, Hallman was recognized for substantial contributions to emergency nursing.
An American Heart Association panel, including two experts from UAB, says the same healthy habits that can help ward off heart disease or stroke can also help prevent cognitive decline.
Nearly 200 surgeons are expected in Birmingham as UAB hosts the second annual national meeting of the Society of Asian Academic Surgeons.
Hadiyah-Nicole Green, UAB alumna, will be recognized by GE in a Grand Central Station display for research in cancer treatment.
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama Endowed Chair in Health Economics at UAB is the School of Public Health’s first endowed chair.
Gary Peters, Ph.D., has been elected president of the Alabama Association of Professors of Educational Leadership.
Lisa Baker, Ph.D., has been selected to serve as an associate editor for the journal Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness.
Isaac King adds this award to his list of many accomplishments at UAB.
A program that supports historically disadvantaged health professionals chooses two researchers in the UAB Department of Medicine as finalists.

After years of pain and excessive and prolonged menstrual cycle bleeding, Venita Gowdy found relief at UAB after undergoing a fibroid embolization in lieu of hysterectomy.

The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

The UAB School of Public Health awards Virginia Tech professor, recognizing her as a leader in biostatistics.
Larrell L. Wilkinson, Ph.D., accepted the role of chair for the Healthy Aging Community of Practice for the Society for Public Health Education.
Satellite analysis like that conducted by Sarah Parcak, Ph.D., and Gregory Mumford, Ph.D., provides valuable intelligence for international policing of the illegal antiquities trade.
The findings from the NIH-funded study will have implications on targeted interventions and policy changes in distracted driving.
UAB’s REGARDS study finds that disparities exist within men and older patients’ being prescribed stroke-preventing medication in the southeastern United States.
The August issue of the journal focused on genomics in rheumatic diseases, the complex effort to understand the genetic underpinnings of more than 100 diseases that affect joints and muscles.
Pam Benoit, Ph.D., knows how to make a persuasive argument, but she plans to devote her first months on the job to listening.
Yogesh Dwivedi has been named chair of the NIH Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section.
UAB’s Seth Landefeld joins the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine.
A UAB obstetric surgeon will lend her skills to African women by treating obstetric fistula, a common complication of childbirth in the developing world that causes incontinence.
Leading neuroscientist Ron Lazar joins UAB as director of the McKnight Brain Institute, a multidisciplinary research enterprise on learning and memory in aging.
UAB's Air Force Special Operations Surgical Team was honored following a recent overseas deployment when the team commander received a prestigious award.
The Collat School of Business is one of only four schools globally with three trained instructors through the Professional Sales Certificate program.
A UAB physician visited Jordan to provide health care to Syrian refugees with chronic conditions.
Gamlin has been appointed chair of the Mechanisms of Sensory, Perceptual and Cognitive Processes Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review for the NIH.
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