The winning proposal is a comprehensive approach to fixing Alabama’s complex health problems and includes 90 partners from government, business, education and more.

Grand Challenge finalist plans to make Alabama a model of healthy living by expanding proven innovations and changing policies, neighborhoods, schools and workplaces.

50thShieldONLY COLORFrom traveling to Antarctica to publishing children’s books, from taking biology educational tools to India to planting pollinator gardens on campus, women have been integral to shaping UAB’s reputation its 50-year history. As part of its annual coverage of Women’s History Month, the UAB Reporter has gathered examples of its more recent coverage of women at UAB.

Mona Fouad, M.D., a pioneer whose landmark research helped create the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and pave the way for millions of dollars in health disparities research in the Southeast, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

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

UAB, the City of Birmingham, the YMCA of Greater Birmingham and the American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation team to educate area citizens on diabetes management and prevention.

Area girls learn nuances of business and importance of good health as part of the Girls & Business Roundtable.