Haley Herfurth

Haley Herfurth

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We are looking for individuals with spinal cord injury to participate in a home based exercise program for improving cardiometabolic health outcomes, such as body weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and cardiovascular fitness. To qualify you must have a confirmed diagnosis of SCI at the cervical or thoracic level (C7-T12, classified as A, B, C, or D on the AIS scale), be at least 3 years post-injury, aged 19-65 years old. Participants will exercise for 16-weeks from home using an arm crank cycle ergometer and will receive $300 for completing the study. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please contact (205) 996-4114 or email at grdnfs@uab.edu

Do you have Type 2 Diabetes? Are you 18 years or older? Not currently taking Insulin ? Are you currently being treated with stable doses of daily or weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist, the treatment can be with or without any of the following anti-diabetic drugs with stable doses: Metformin, Sulfonylureasa , Meglitinides (glinides), DPP-4 inhibitors, Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors, Alpha-glucosidase-inhibitors, Thiazolidinediones The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, is conducting a 52 week research study comparing the efficacy and safety of once weekly IcoSema and once weekly semaglutide, Qualified participants will receive study drug free of charge and may be compensated for time and travel. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please contact (205) 996-4015 or email at ccnrn@uab.edu.

The UAB Employee Assistance and Counseling Center’s One-at-a-Time Therapy option is now available to all clients — including couples and families.

Malcolm Marler, D.Min., chaplain and senior director of UAB Pastoral Care, was honored in February with the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values.

The CAS Research Sources and Skills Toolkit focuses on efficient research strategies, evaluation of source material, appropriate techniques for documenting source material and more — and now features more pop-up activities and quizzes, plus a tour-guide function.

The Honors College Faculty Fellows program and the Summer Course Development Grant enable faculty to provide stimulating academic enrichment opportunities for honors students and enhance community within the college.

You may be eligible to participate in a research study about the effects of Exercise and Metoprolol (a blood pressure pill) on a protein in your blood. This protein is related to heart disease. Eligible participants must be Healthy men and women, African American or Caucasians, and have no history of diabetes, heart problems, or kidney problems. The study involves performing the exercise, taking metoprolol, consuming prepared meals, and collecting blood samples. Participants will be compensated $350 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at exercisebetastudy@uabmc.edu or call us at 205-934-7173 if you are interested.
DAY or NIGHT when is the right time to take blood pressure medication?? Help us to find out by joining our study. You may be eligible to participate in a research study about the effects of Sacubitril/Valsartan or Valsartan on your body’s 24-hour rhythm of a hormone in your blood called natriuretic peptides. This hormone and the study medications are related to the heart. Eligible participants must be obese (BMI: 30-45 kg/m2) men and women, have high blood pressure, and have no history of heart problems or kidney problems. The study involves wearing a blood pressure monitor for 24-hours, 24-hour inpatient visits, taking medications, and collecting blood and urine samples. Meals will be provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated $560 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at PRECISION-BPSTUDY@uabmc.edu if you are interested.
Women 18 years and older who are currently experiencing any vaginal symptoms are invited to participate in a research study evaluation a new diagnostic test for bacterial vaginosis and vaginal yeast infection. Please call the UAB Sexual Health Research Clinic at 205-934-8166. Compensation will be provided.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: • You are 18- to 35-years-old. • You are currently wearing glasses/contact lenses. • You know how to use soft contact lenses. • You have had an eye exam within the last 2 years This study includes four to six visits, which will happen over ten weeks. If eligible, you will be compensated $20 to $40/visit with a maximum of $140 for your participation in the study. If interested, please contact Keyur Savla at 205-212-0355 or ksavla@uab.edu for additional information.

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