Erika Austin, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biostatistics, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

UAB staff and faculty share what drives them to volunteer their time for community-focused projects like the upcoming InnoHack 2020 event.

Gregg Gilbert, DDS, whose landmark oral health research connected practicing dentists with university investigators and earned the largest federal grant in UAB history, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

Karolina Mukhtar, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biology, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

The multimillion-dollar commitment has been invested in collections, resources, personnel, physical renovations and other improvements during the past several years.

50thShieldONLY COLORJourney through time in “Fifty Years of Dreams and Discoveries,” a 200-page pictorial book that chronicles UAB’s rise from a nascent university in 1969 to a leading doctoral research university.

Susanne Fogger, DNP, professor in the Department of Family, Community and Health Systems, was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

UAB Safe streamJust one bleeding-control kit could make all the difference in the event of a mass shooting, explosion or car accident, trauma surgeons say. Learn to use a kit and buy them for your unit or donate kits to the Division of Acute Care Surgery to provide more training at UAB and in the community.

A new textbook by Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., the first of its kind, can help physicians diagnose and treat an often-puzzling condition with a host of causes.

So three students and their instructor, Health Behavior Chair Kevin Fontaine, Ph.D., walk into a class — and explain why an Honors College seminar on comedy and well-being is such a hit.    

Assistant Professor Kannatassen Appavoo was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to reduce the impact of these costs on its employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

It’s easy to think the only jungle around campus is the concrete kind. But you can find a little-known green space closest to where you work, live and play using this Google Map we created just for you.

His newest book explores historical and cultural contexts and constitutional and legal frameworks for science education and offers advice for engaging families, administrators, policy-makers and faith communities.

Biostatistician Charity Morgan, Ph.D., delves into esoteric equations to advance research in the age of precision medicine.

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Five faculty are translating proven methods directly from Birmingham to locations around the world with pilot funding from the Sparkman Center for Global Health.

An experimental PET scan developed by new radiology faculty member Ben Larimer, Ph.D., captures T cells in the act of destroying tumors. A first-in-humans clinical trial is set to start at UAB this fall.

One key reason UAB’s master’s program in health administration is ranked No. 1 in the nation: Every student works 10 hours a week with leaders in the UAB Health System, contributing to initiatives that are setting the standard for care across the country.

Sandra Cooper, environmental services specialist, is UAB’s Employee of the Year. Cooper was chosen from the Employee of the Month award-winners during a 13-month period ending in August 2019.

During the past year, 11 faculty from varied disciplines developed ideas for service-learning to promote active and ethical citizenship, social responsibility and engagement.

Special contact lenses or eye drops can reduce a patient’s final prescription by half in the School of Optometry’s Myopia Control Clinic. That means thinner lenses and also a much lower risk of serious eye problems, including glaucoma and cataracts.

Barbara Gower, professor and vice chair for Research in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, is the winner of the 2019 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for her interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Edward Hook, Virginia Wadley Bradley and Mark Prichard were honored as emeritus professors for exceptional service to the university and their profession.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

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