Ashton Kornbrust, a hematology/oncology nurse in The Kirklin Clinic, is UAB’s Employee of the Month for April.

Programs at UAB teach people on the autism spectrum the social skills they need to succeed in the workplace, give teens with ASD crucial job experience and help all employees learn to communicate with colleagues on the autism spectrum.

Each year the UAB Commission on the Status of Women presents these awards during Women’s History Month to honor women in the UAB and Birmingham communities who have mentored or served other women, taken a courageous stance or overcome adversity to achieve a goal. They will be honored during a special ceremony March 20.

Sign up by March 20 to “Win As One” when the annual Birmingham Corporate Challenge returns to Railroad Park April 13. This year, UAB and UAB Medicine employees will compete as one team for the first time against teams from more than 25 area corporations.

UAB has collaborated with Medscape to produce two online courses that respond to concerns about the use of tPA to resolve blood clots that lead to stroke.

Baptist Medical Center East was recognized by Truven Health Analytics on its 100 Top Hospitals list for 2013.
Jones will be responsible for management of UAB Hospital, Ambulatory Services (the clinical component of UAB Medicine) and Health System Information Services, as well as a new revenue cycle function, funds flow operations and support services.
The award cites Polhill’s work in developing and implementing employee blood collections beginning in 2007.
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the newly formed Department of Neurosurgery will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.
Walters, Bleich provide services for employees who have lost a special patient, and provide training for residents
UAB Wellness’ Green Screens initiative cited as an example of giving employees power to improve their health

UAB Osteoporosis Prevention & Treatment Clinic impacting practice on broad scale

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

Nurse practitioner details physical, emotional toll of disease in A Place I Didn't Want to Go: My Victory Over Cancer.

Diligence, experience help Persad earn September Employee of the Month award

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

Program enables employees to spend six hours of work time per week attending GED preparation classes
Pharmacist responsible for managing machines that administer 90 to 95 percent of all medications used in hospital
UAB will promote teaching skills and showcase research findings in medical education during Medical Education Week Sept. 24-28

Long-term study seeks people ages 30-65 who never have been diagnosed with cancer

A two-way exchange program will help the School of Nursing prepare health-care professionals to address disparities in care for people in Zambia, Malawi and the United States

UAB's David Sweatt will be the first molecular neurobiologist in the U.S. to investigate Pitt- Hopkins syndrome, a disorder characterized by intellectual disability and developmental delays, which can range from moderate to severe.

UAB's Office of Public Relations and Marketing honored for tornado coverage.

Lynne Vining is a “dirt sailor,” a Navy nurse in Afghanistan who cares for fallen comrades.

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.

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