Laura Gilmour quit her job in medical sales to pursue a passion to help others. Now, with help from faculty mentors and coursework in the Global Health Studies and MBA programs, she will be providing equipment and training to medical facilities in need around the world.
What’s it really like to work in a refugee camp? Is there a place for me? An elective course in the Graduate Certificate in Global Health Studies offers practical advice for students with an eye on working overseas.

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

The Alabama HOPE Project, a Grand Challenge finalist, would bring change through education, health and economic opportunity, starting in Birmingham and Marengo County.

The project, a finalist in the Grand Challenge, promotes clinical intervention, education and research to prevent opioid overdoses.

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.

The proposals, which support new approaches to instruction and learning in a team environment, reflect the "incredible diversity of creative scholarship" at UAB.

UAB Safe streamBetween spring break, St. Patrick’s Day and warmer weekend weather, springtime is full of opportunities for fun with friends — and for many, that means pouring a cold alcoholic beverage. But knowing the safe is an important part of having a good time.

By creating online assets in Canvas, using rental textbooks or older editions and seeking out free online resources, 17 UAB faculty, powered by AIM grants, have saved students more than $1.1 million on instructional materials.

The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Seven awarded endowed professorship; four are inaugural holders

Barnes’ expertise in mass spectrometry and soy has ­had a lasting effect nationally, internationally and with students

The School of Public Health presented its 2012 Lou Wooster Public Health Award to VF Corporation April 4

Twenty professors from 17 departments received the 2012 Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentorship.

Trigg latest from UAB family to be memorialized on the Hill University Center's Wall of Honor.

Two new undergraduate Public Health courses focus on environmental exposures and their impact on human health.

Bennett’s commitment faculty, staff and students and his community outreach endeavors, has earned him the Employee of the Month honor.

Traveler's Health Clinic Director David Freedman says concerns the Germany strain of E. Coli will spread in America are minimal.

Seafood from the Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida coastlines is safe for consumption according to federal testing.

UAB faculty, staff and students responded to those in need in the aftermath of the April 27 tornadoes, and they know more work will need to be done in the coming months.

Julia Gohlke investigates the link between coal consumption, electricity use and health to weigh the implications for energy policy.
UAB is Alabama’s first university to employ the total TAH license giving unlimited use of MATLAB in both teaching and research activities.
Dori Pekmezi recently discovered the state’s first Turner’s syndrome support group and now is promoting an upcoming April meeting.
Connie Kohler has mentored students for the past 15 years and she admits to possessing an affinity for explaining things to other people.
The Institute of Medicine’s Expert Committee has pointed to five areas to address in the Gulf oil spill disaster.
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