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He watched his parents turn into caregivers after his grandparents were diagnosed with dementia. Now Frank Puga, Ph.D., will study the impact on mental health of adults living with dementia and as well as the mental health of their caregivers.
Alyson Haynes beat breast cancer through her determination and a strong support system at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB.
UAB 2020 graduate Shreya Malhotra was selected as a fellow for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars, making history as the first recipient from UAB.
A UAB physician-turned-patient reflects on her journey to healing and recovery from breast cancer for National Cancer Survivors Day.
The Vilcek Foundation and The Arnold P. Gold Foundation have announced Mona Fouad, M.D., as the recipient of the 2022 Vilcek-Gold Award for Humanism in Healthcare.
Kesha L. Thurston, DNP, and LaDana Williams-Davis, DNP, are alumnae of the UAB School of Nursing and have worked in the UAB Health System as CRNAs for more than 10 years. Their new scholarship will support students underrepresented in the nurse anesthesia field.
Lemak leads a team of more than 50 faculty and staff who are developing leaders to shape tomorrow’s health care.
The ALA Award is a mark of recognition and esteem for outstanding achievement.
The steering committee will work to shorten the time of diagnosis for complex lung diseases.
A group of donors banded together to support underrepresented students in the UAB Department of Engineering through a scholarship.
UAB’s Isabel Scarinci will be honored as the first recipient of the TogetHER for Health’s Trailblazer of the Year Award.
Five Blazers will work, live with and learn from people in their host countries during their time in the Fulbright program.
Yager is the first UAB student to receive the NASA Space Technology Graduate Research Opportunities fellowship award since its inception in 2011.
Neely was selected by the Public Media Journalists Association for the honor, which recognizes an individual who exemplifies the very best in story editing and newsroom leadership.
UAB’s Vikas Dudeja will serve as the principal investigator for a $2 million grant to continue research on liver cancer.
Years after spending 87 days in a neonatal intensive care unit, Tara Wood and her twin daughters are now UAB alumni who are using their life experiences to help others.
Matthew Leong will graduate in the spring undergraduate commencement ceremony April 30 in Bartow Arena.
This award recognizes an individual who has made substantial contributions to the understanding and/or treatment of age-related macular degeneration.
After surviving a pediatric brain tumor, Julia York was inspired to pursue a career in nursing. On the 10th anniversary of her diagnosis, she will graduate from the UAB School of Nursing and begin her first job at Children’s of Alabama on the hematology-oncology unit.
For Michael Patterson, giving back to his alma mater UAB is a way to support the next generation of Blazers.
Adeel Memon will be the first graduate of the UAB neuroengineering Ph.D. program during the 2022 spring graduate commencement ceremony on April 29.
Pariya Wheeler, Ph.D., will study the neurocognitive functions of older adults who had COVID-19. The grant is one of UAB’s first grants examining the cognitive effects of the virus.
UAB junior, Banks Stamp, was named a finalist for a 2022 Harry S. Truman Scholarship.
Angela Lee will be graduating from UAB on April 30 with a double major in chemistry and mathematics, leaving behind a trail of impressive academic and community accomplishments.
Lighting designer Bailey Dumlao and co-director Devin Ty Franklin are two of the artists behind the scenes of Theatre UAB’s “The SpongeBob Musical.”
Derek Dang, graduating from UAB with honors, will present to legislators at the prestigious Posters on the Hill event, hosted by the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Michael Ho’s multidisciplinary degree is supplemented by extensive campus involvement, academic excellence, and national recognition.
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.
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