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The UAB Police and Public Safety Department held its first promotional ceremony on Jan. 3, 2024, recognizing officers and employees who have moved up the ranks for their dedication and committed service to the UAB Community.
You may be eligible to participate in a research study: If you are a healthy female, between age of 18-50, still having a regular menstrual cycle & you are NOT on hormonal birth control (birth control pills or shots (i.e. Depo shot) or IUD, like Mirena). And, if you are willing to undergo an endometrial biopsy procedure and blood draw. Participants will be compensated a total of $200. Only requires 2 visits.

For information, call us at 205-934-5498 or email Stephanie Ford at
On May 6, join a virtual 30-minute session exploring the Career Goals feature in LinkedIn Learning, an online learning resource platform available at no cost to all benefit-eligible employees at UAB. Register today.

A Phase 3, Randomized, Multicenter, Open-label Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Retatrutide Once Weekly Compared with Semaglutide Once Weekly in Adult Participants with Type 2 Diabetes and Inadequate Glycemic Control with Metformin with or without SGLT2 Inhibitor (TRANSCEND-T2D-2)

TRANSCEND-T2D-2 is a clinical research study for people with type 2 diabetes.
This study will test if an investigational medicine (the medicine being studied) can
help with blood glucose (sugar) and weight management compared with an existing
treatment for type 2 diabetes.

  • Are aged 18 years or older
  • Have type 2 diabetes
  • Have been taking 1500mg or more of metformin each day for at least 3 months (with or without SGLT2i)
  • Have a BMI of 25 or more
  • Have HbA1c levels of 7.0% to 10.5%

To see if you qualify please contact at 205-996-4015, 205-934-5564 or via mail at or
The Learn to Win challenge is a quarterly event that offers a curated learning path for UAB’s community of benefit-eligible learners. This quarter’s contest, “Learn to Win: Power Skills for Today and Tomorrow,” offers a chance to win prizes by completing a series of videos by May 31.
If you’ve been feeling stuck and longing for relief, you may be eligible to receive dedicated medical attention, an investigational therapeutic and compensation for your involvement in an innovative research study.

We're conducting clinical research in depression to learn how individuals’ brain biology impacts response to treatment, with the goal to help people find relief faster. You do not need to already have a diagnosis to participate.

If you’re currently taking medication, you are likely still eligible for our studies and don’t have to stop your existing treatment regimen.

For more information about this trial and to see if you qualify, please contact Kristine at or 205-975-8542.
Major Depressive Disorder is a mental health condition characterized by periods of low mood, low self-esteem, and loss of interest or pleasure in normally enjoyable activities. The purpose of this clinical research study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational drug for Major Depressive Disorder, also known as Major Depression. Study participation may include several clinic visits over a period of up to 5 months with an opportunity to conduct some visits either virtually or in-clinic. Qualified participants will receive compensation for their time.

For more information about this trial and to see if you qualify, please contact Kristine at or 205-975-8542.
Are you:
• A woman on parole, probation, or recently released from prison or jail?
• A woman who has used drugs?
• Interested in learning about a way to protect yourself against HIV?

You may qualify for a paid research study at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, in partnership with Yale University.
• Participate in confidential study interviews at our research office.
• Earn $50 for each interview, up to $225 for participating in the study.

Fill out our contact survey at:

Or you may call: (205) 934-2851 or Email:
Participants aged 18 to 35 years old are needed for a research project at the UAB School of Optometry. The study aims to evaluate the effects of optical defocus and wavelengths of light on the axial length and choroidal thickness of the eye. Eligible participants will attend two visits, each of approximately one-and-a-half-hour duration, and wear spectacle or soft contact lenses during the experiments. Even if you have normal vision and do not wear glasses you are still eligible to participate as a control. When the study is complete, participants will receive a $100 ClinCard gift voucher as compensation for their time and participation.

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Safal Khanal at (205) 934-4558 or Ms. Tiara Plymouth at (205) 975-3881.
UAB Human Resources is hosting the third annual Meet HR & Friends on the Green on Friday, April 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., on the Campus Green. The annual come-and-go event is free and open to faculty, staff, students and members of the UAB community, and features outdoor fun, giveaways, games and prizes, music and more.
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