Matt Windsor

Matt Windsor

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Key takeaways on retraining the nose after COVID, a drug that can take away persistent bad smells and more from Do-Yeon Cho, M.D., director of UAB’s Comprehensive Smell and Taste Clinic.

Continuous glucose monitors are “such a useful and impactful behavior modification tool” that half of his patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes now use these devices, said Fernando Ovalle, M.D., director of UAB’s Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Diabetes Clinic. Learn how data leads to better decisions and better control of diabetes.
“Why have I stayed?” Before he is honored March 21 for his five decades of service to UAB, Bob Hernandez, DrPH, Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration, answers this and other questions.
Cori Perdue, Ph.D., director of Collat Professional Education, and Dorothy Ogdon, emerging technologies librarian, talk about how they are using VR and augmented reality and how anyone with a BlazerID can check out a headset to take home.
Biobehavioral Nutrition and Wellness, launched in fall 2021 by the Department of Nutrition Sciences, includes training in health technology, the psychology of eating behavior and effective communication techniques. The Bachelor of Science program prepares graduates for a range of in-demand jobs, leaders say.

Dwayne White, Ph.D., assistant professor in the School of Education, shares how his participation in the national Faculty Success Program paid off with three manuscripts and some crucial time-management tools. Read his top tips, then apply for the 2023 program today.

Greer Dolby, Ph.D., leads an NSF-funded team using geogenomics to uncover new insights on the rules of life in Baja California. The emerging field requires “deep communication” across specialties and datasets — a critical need for 21st century breakthroughs.
The event will explore a future of health care that “is going to be anchored in the metaverse” and be the first such symposium to be held both live and in the metaverse itself, according to Rubin Pillay, M.D., Ph.D., executive director of the Marnix E. Heersink Institute for Biomedical Innovation.

Discoveries led by Casey Weaver, M.D., revealed a new commander of the immune system and a new class of therapies for autoimmune diseases. In 2022, Weaver was elected to the National Academy of Sciences — now he has been selected for the academic medical center’s highest faculty honor.

Jamye Hester, administrative projects specialist in the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, is the 2022 winner of the President’s Award for Excellence in Shared Values. We asked this longtime Blazer for her advice on what every employee should know.
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