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As it enters the second half of its first century, UAB prepares to introduce a Signature Core that reflects its unique culture and makes the city “your classroom, your laboratory, your gateway to the world.”

Assistant Professor Ellen Eaton, M.D., an infectious diseases specialist, is leading the Jefferson County health department’s effort to reach special populations.

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

New services include a primary-care mental health team with a licensed psychiatrist and psychiatric nurse practitioner for telehealth appointments — all hosted through HIPAA-compliant Zoom.

The director of UAB’s doctoral program in epidemiology shares what she loves about the field and her path into the profession.

Protecting workers’ vision has become more challenging as a diverse workforce stretches the definition of a “typical” face. UAB researchers are going 3D to keep employees safe.

Researchers in the School of Public Health illustrate how tweets labeling the novel coronavirus as the “Chinese virus” exploded across the United States.

Ariann Nassel in the Lister Hill Center for Health Policy works with UAB researchers to reveal patterns in patient care, neighborhood features, dental practices and more.

UAB’s Student Counseling Services and the Mental Health Ambassadors are creating special resources for students who are struggling to adjust during the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

Are there differences in the way that minority groups and people with low socioeconomic status experience chronic low back pain? Learn more about an ongoing study in this new series that looks behind the scenes of UAB’s latest grants and contracts.

An innovative grant aims to speed up antiretroviral therapy initiation for patients in the Deep South newly diagnosed with HIV.

Dig in for monthly gardening days this spring and plant produce in the UAB Gardens to be harvested for Blazer Kitchen.

Diet and lifestyle choices fuel inflammation, which in turn contribute to heart disease, cancer and more, according to Suzanne Judd, Ph.D., and colleagues, who created a new way to quantify the effects of 19 foods and four lifestyle elements. See how your routine adds up.

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.

Internal and external forces are pushing us all to expand our waistlines. But you can overcome them by making smart choices that work in your life, says UAB health behavior expert Kathryn Kaiser, Ph.D. Here’s how.

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.    

Learn which academic programs are available to staff through UAB’s educational assistance benefit during the third session of Taking Charge of Your Career noon-2 p.m. Nov. 15 in HSC Ballroom A.

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.

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

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

Faculty at UAB developed Rigor, Reproducibility and Transparency to draw attention to common lab mistakes. The gamified online course has spread to 15 insitutions and counting.

Can understanding why we purchase certain foods affect our mental and physical health? Can we learn to participate in civil discussions about ethical quandaries? The newest cohort of Honors Faculty Fellows will explore this and more during their yearlong fellowship.

After using BlazerPulse in service-learning courses during spring semester, faculty feedback is helping make the online community-engagement platform an even better tool for promoting, organizing and measuring UAB’s impact in the community.

Tina Kempin Reuter, Ph.D., and Professor Greg Pence, Ph.D., will carry the mace in the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies, respectively.

The first to earn platinum status from the Center for Teaching and Learning share how not to be boring, why observations are good and other lessons from the heart.

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