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Constraint-Induced Therapy, developed at UAB and used worldwide to help patients regain function after stroke, will be tested as therapy for patients with cognitive difficulties following COVID-19 infection.

B Well helps students easily access resources on mobile devices and build a self-care plan that encourages healthy habits.

Research led by Professor Christina Rodriguez, Ph.D., documents increase in abuse risk and psychological aggression following the economic devastation, isolation and school closures brought on by the pandemic.

Vaccine site volunteer Matt Windsor offers an insider’s view of the great shot-in-the-arm effort that can turn the tide against COVID-19.

Knowing there would be great interest when the ADPH announced Friday that COVID vaccination Phase 1b was opening to the education sector, the university worked quickly to provide a way for all UAB employees to register interest in a vaccine. Scheduling vaccines will be more nuanced than the all-call registration process.  

Help the Benevolent Fund meet its spring campaign goal of $2 million and enable its continued support of the Blazer Kitchen, the Employee Emergency Assistance Program and other community partners.

UAB Medicine is seeking clinical and non-clinical volunteers to help at its new public vaccination site, opening Tuesday, Feb. 2. Shifts are available Monday through Friday, and new sign-up slots will be released weekly.

Senior leaders respond to student questions on vaccines, in-person commencement, meal plans and more.

UAB officials expect weekly cases to be higher than the fall semester, but increased safety and testing strategies have been launched to control spread. The UA System will resume COVID-19 reporting Friday afternoon for the first time since in-person classes ended in November.

Ashley Neyer, Education Abroad director, earned the Forum on Education Abroad’s Professional Certification in Education Abroad, which provides those who work in the global education field with specialized knowledge and expertise — all of which will guide the continued growth of UAB Education Abroad.

Recovering from COVID-19?Still have problems with confusion, slow thinking, or memory? If so, you may eligible to take part in a study testing a new form of cognitive training designed to improve how quickly you process information and perform daily activities. The study pays participants $20 per training session on average. The training program, which requires several visits to UAB, can be tailored to fit your schedule. If you are interested, please call 205-934-9768 or email stacemc@uab.edu.

Behavioral sleep medicine specialist Justin Thomas, Ph.D., answers one of Google’s most-searched questions of 2020: “Why can’t I fall asleep?”

Senior leaders responded to queries on vaccine distribution, the spring semester, UAB’s commitment to diversity and more.

Blazers Bounce Back, which has helped thousands of students develop resiliency skills, will be available to all UAB students in Canvas during the spring semester.

retro art streamIn November 1989, Gertrude Elion, whose work led to the creation of the AIDS drug AZT, spoke to a packed Margaret Cameron Spain Auditorium. Today, the gathering space is playing host to the products of groundbreaking science.

retro art streamIn 1965, UAB decorated Jefferson Tower for the holidays. This year, a special holiday gift was delivered to health care workers at UAB — the SARS-COV-2 vaccine, which is being administered regularly to front-line health care workers at UAB and in Jefferson County.

Each year, UAB’s official photographers capture tens of thousands of images as they document the incredible variety of events and personalities that make up our community. Here are some of our favorite photos of some of the most dramatic months in UAB history.

Four students tracking COVID spread for the School of Public Health and Alabama Department of Health share what a typical shift is like, the reactions they get and what they wish the public knew about contact tracing.

“Is Mommy a Doctor or a Superhero?,” written by emergency medicine physician Amy Faith Ho, M.D., uses colorful illustrations and whimsical characters to show that doctor moms are heroes and children can find superheroes within themselves.

University Professor Jennifer Kilgo, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Ellen Gregg Ingalls/UAB National Alumni Society Award for Lifetime Achievement in Teaching, the highest award for teaching presented by UAB.

Here’s 7 alternatives to face-to-face team celebrations.

retro art streamThanksgiving and other upcoming holidays might look a bit different this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic — UAB experts share guidance that can help keep the holidays festive while preventing viral spread.

This free tool, available to employees and their families through a UAB partnership, lets users practice quick techniques to relieve tension, find calm, create positive thoughts and manage stress.

In keynote addresses at UAB’s COVID-19 Research Symposium, Anthony Fauci, M.D., and Kathleen Neuzil, M.D., shared the latest science on how COVID-19 spreads and the safety and efficacy of vaccines in late-stage trials.

Campus experts and senior leaders shared details on fall move-out, spring re-entry testing and more responses to student questions.
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