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UAB BTS logo FINALGet a glimpse into how employees are continuing their unique and important work during UAB’s limited business operations.

retro art streamIn 1977, the world’s first effective treatment for a viral disease occurred at University Hospital when Richard Whitley, M.D., and Charles Alford developed vidarabine. Now, investigators across UAB have mobilized their research interests to help us better understand and fight coronavirus.

Antibody testing can reveal if a person has been exposed to the novel coronavirus in the past. More research needs to be done before we know if that means they are “protected” from COVID-19.

Coronavirus breeds loneliness, which is as bad for the health as heavy smoking. The longtime director of UAB’s Pastoral Care program shares how best to reach out to others in need.

As UAB Hospital copes with coronavirus, Pastoral Care chaplains walk the halls to support “a lot of really tired, amazing employees.”

UAB podcasts can help you stay safe online, sharpen your skills and connect with fellow Blazers.

Emergency Medicine's Christopher Greene, M.D., and Infectious Diseases Director Jeanne Marrazzo, M.D., share the latest on the new coronavirus, precautions in the ED and updates on therapeutics to prevent and treat the illness in this video. Read about campus plans and responses on the UAB Updates tab at uab.edu/coronavirus.

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

Ashton Kornbrust, a hematology/oncology nurse in The Kirklin Clinic, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for April.

Programs at UAB teach people on the autism spectrum the social skills they need to succeed in the workplace, give teens with ASD crucial job experience and help all employees learn to communicate with colleagues on the autism spectrum.

Each year the UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents these awards during Women’s History Month to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. They will be honored during a special ceremony March 20.

Sign up by March 20 to “Win As One” when the annual Birmingham Corporate Challenge returns to Railroad Park April 13. This year, UAB and UAB Medicine employees will compete as one team for the first time against teams from more than 25 area corporations.

UAB has collaborated with Medscape to produce two online courses that respond to concerns about the use of tPA to resolve blood clots that lead to stroke.

Baptist Medical Center East was recognized by Truven Health Analytics on its 100 Top Hospitals list for 2013.
Jones will be responsible for management of UAB Hospital, Ambulatory Services (the clinical component of UAB Medicine) and Health System Information Services, as well as a new revenue cycle function, funds flow operations and support services.
The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections beginning in 2007.
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the newly formed Department of Neurosurgery will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.
Walters, Bleich provide services for employees who have lost a special patient, and provide training for residents
UAB Wellness’ Green Screens initiative cited as an example of giving employees power to improve their health

UAB Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Clinic impacting practice on broad scale

Actor, performer Ben Vereen lends help to project as community groups begin work to educate populace in overcoming fear of disease

Nurse practitioner details physical, emotional toll of disease in A Place I Didn't Want to Go: My Victory Over Cancer.

Diligence, experience help Persad earn September Employee of the Month award

Barnes’ expertise in mass spectrometry and soy has ­had a lasting effect nationally, internationally and with students

Program enables employees to spend six hours of work time per week attending GED preparation classes
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