2023 in review: Thanks for the tip

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UAB faculty and staff share their expertise with patients, students and the community — and their colleagues through the Reporter. These articles are always popular; here are some of the most-viewed of 2023.


Why do we overeat? Understanding motives behind eating what scientists call palatable foods can help predict the likelihood of gaining or losing weight, says psychologist Mary Boggiano, Ph.D. Look for these four common factors, she says.

Workplace conflict

Every workplace has its struggles. In a publication in the Journal of Hospital Medicine, UAB Chief Medical Officer Kierstin Kennedy, M.D., and her colleagues detailed six steps leaders and employees can use to work toward successful conflict resolution.

Trouble focusing

Trouble focusing on work? Train your brain to better focus on important tasks with these quick tips from Megan Hays, Ph.D., psychologist in the UAB Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Emotional resiliency

Anxiety is everywhere. But you can work on your emotional resiliency with these four strategies from Holly Wyatt, M.D., who leads a course in the School of Health Professions’ new biobehavioral nutrition and wellness major that students are raving about. It is “the class I wish I had had,” Wyatt and instructors said.

Be Seen in Green

Where can you buy UAB merch to “Be Seen in Green”? Read this guide from the university’s marketing experts to locations on campus, around town, at Protective Stadium and online that sell Blazer gear.