UAB Safe streamJust one bleeding-control kit could make all the difference in the event of a mass shooting, explosion or car accident, trauma surgeons say. Learn to use a kit and buy them for your unit or donate kits to the Division of Acute Care Surgery to provide more training at UAB and in the community.

A new textbook by Randy Cron, M.D., Ph.D., the first of its kind, can help physicians diagnose and treat an often-puzzling condition with a host of causes.

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.    

Assistant Professor Kannatassen Appavoo was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Nationwide, the cost of health care is rising, and UAB is working to reduce the impact of these costs on its employees and the organization. Here are some things you can do to reduce your out-of-pocket expenses.

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.

His newest book explores historical and cultural contexts and constitutional and legal frameworks for science education and offers advice for engaging families, administrators, policy-makers and faith communities.

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

Professor Brenda Bertrand was one of 12 faculty selected to receive the 2019 UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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

An experimental PET scan developed by new radiology faculty member Ben Larimer, Ph.D., captures T cells in the act of destroying tumors. A first-in-humans clinical trial is set to start at UAB this fall.

One key reason UAB’s master’s program in health administration is ranked No. 1 in the nation: Every student works 10 hours a week with leaders in the UAB Health System, contributing to initiatives that are setting the standard for care across the country.

Sandra Cooper, environmental services specialist, is UAB’s Employee of the Year. Cooper was chosen from the Employee of the Month award-winners during a 13-month period ending in August 2019.

During the past year, 11 faculty from varied disciplines developed ideas for service-learning to promote active and ethical citizenship, social responsibility and engagement.

Special contact lenses or eye drops can reduce a patient’s final prescription by half in the School of Optometry’s Myopia Control Clinic. That means thinner lenses and also a much lower risk of serious eye problems, including glaucoma and cataracts.

Barbara Gower, professor and vice chair for Research in the Department of Nutrition Sciences, is the winner of the 2019 Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award for her interdisciplinary, collaborative efforts across campus.

Edward Hook, Virginia Wadley Bradley and Mark Prichard were honored as emeritus professors for exceptional service to the university and their profession.

Monica Baskin, professor of preventive medicine, is the winner of the 2019 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award for her work to influence change in the field of health disparities action and research.

Gustavo “Tavo” Heudebert, M.D., interim dean of the UAB School of Medicine Montgomery Regional Medical Campus, is the recipient of the highest award for teaching presented by UAB. He will be recognized during the Faculty Convocation Sept. 10.

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.

For the past six years, pathology Professor Upender Manne, Ph.D., has provided students a chance for a summer of “total immersion” in research as part of a major, multi-pronged effort to tackle the profound cancer disparities seen in African-American populations and build a cancer-fighting pipeline.

Joe Talty, program manager in the Collat School of Business Graduate School of Management, is the Employee of the Month for August.

The process for filing and resolving disability-related grievances demonstrates UAB’s commitment to promoting integrity, respect, diversity and inclusiveness and accountability on campus.

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.

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