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Swetha Ravichandran is focused on exploring novel ocular biomarkers that could help in the diagnosis of preclinical neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s disease.

FASEB is the largest coalition of biological and biomedical research associations in the United States and advocates for basic biomedical research.
Ennis to lead division of organization committed to supporting individuals with emotional and behavioral needs by identifying evidence-based practices, empowering educators to meet their needs, and advocating for better resources and supports.
When Utah resident David Harmer was pinned between two cars, UAB medical student Will Byrd used his medical training to step in and help with focus and precision.
This is one of the highest professional recognitions possible, Kasman says.
Allie Saunders and Katie Toler, both counseling majors, will be working hands-on with and learning directly from highly respected professionals in the field of school counseling.
 
Six University of Alabama at Birmingham students have been awarded NASA Alabama Space Grant Consortium scholarships.
The institute recognizes the necessity of diversifying the study of economics and expanding the range of voices in the field.
This summer, UAB Student Nick Long will complete an internship with the center’s archaeological laboratory, which hosts one the largest archaeological databases in the United States.
Anindya Dutta, Ph.D., David Kimberlin, M.D., and Alan Tita, M.D., Ph.D., were elected to join the Association of American Physicians.
The Alabama Music Teachers Association named Wagner the winner in the prestigious College Concerto category, and she will now perform at the AMTA state conference.
Walker is an internationally renowned researcher in the discipline of criminology whose accomplishments have brought substantial international attention to UAB.
Sami Alqahtani, M.D., spent four years as a primary care physician in Saudi Arabia before pursuing a path in public health. On April 28, Alqahtani will graduate with his doctoral degree in health behavior from UAB.
Hernandez will study neuro-ophthalmic disease, which is a specialty that focuses on visual problems related to the brain.
The Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship provides sophomore students with hands-on, practical experience in NOAA-related science, research, technology, policy, management and education activities.
Defying all odds, Destiny Nelson-Miles is set to graduate this spring with a degree in finance and a concentration in business honors.
UAB gave Samant the chance to try everything from filmmaking and student leadership to cutting-edge research, and as she graduates with two degrees and honors, she will head to medical school at UAB this fall.
Voted Best Performer in a Musical by Birmingham Broadway World for his sensational performance as SpongeBob SquarePants for Theatre UAB, Serena will reprise the role for professional theater after graduation.
Schweitzer Fellowships have an intensive leadership component so that fellows can continue to inspire others to improve the health of those who experience barriers to care beyond their year of service.
UAB biomedical engineering major Yancey Williams II will graduate from the UAB with a bright future April 29.
As a caregiver to his adult son, Anderson was able to earn his master’s degree at UAB and turn his interest in magic arts into deception research and a second career in academics.
Casey Mahoney-Crane and Banks Stamp are the 2023 recipients of the Samuel B. Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies — the UAB Graduate School’s highest honor.
Zhen Cong, Ph.D., will join NIH efforts to reduce health threats from climate change.
ASBA started in 2014 as a think tank focused on facilitating growth for local small businesses by involving students.
UAB professor emeritus Michael Saag, M.D., will be the keynote speaker at the spring 2023 Service Learning and Undergraduate Research Expo.
The award celebrates the hope, compassion, positivity and strength through action that the honoree has brought to the lives of gynecologic cancer patients and survivors.
Both Carlisle and Jennings had been serving in their respective positions in an interim capacity since last year.
Musa and Di Gangi are two of only 207 individuals worldwide with this designation.
The Alabama Academy of Science has announced Samiksha Raut, Ph.D., as the inaugural recipient of the Adriel D. Johnson, Sr. Mentoring Award.
Bertrand has been chosen for the leadership program to help close the gap in how allied health professions are recognized in health care.
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