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You or your child must be a male or female aged 6 to 17 years of age with an underlying medical condition, positive for COVID-19, and experiencing symptoms. If you qualify for the study, you will be provided the medication to take for 5 days. The entire study will last approximately 1 month, with several clinic and in home visits. Blood samples will be collected throughout the study period. Compensation for participation is available. To learn more, visit covidpillstudy.com or contact the UAB study team: 205-638-2629 or mlpurser@uabmc.edu
Congenital CMV infection is the most common infection passed from the mother to baby during pregnancy. It is also the most common non-hereditary cause of hearing loss and brain damage in children. You or your child will have 3 injections, several months apart. You will have approximately 11 clinic visits over the 18 month study period. Saliva swabs, urine, and blood samples will be required. Compensation for participation is available. To learn more, visit CMVibeTrial.com or contact the UAB study team: 205-638-2629 or mlpurser@uabmc.edu
Effective Oct. 1, 2023, eligible UAB employees who are in their initial six-month probationary period will be allowed to utilize their accrued vacation time and three personal holidays with their supervisor's approval. Additionally, two extra holidays have been added to this year’s holiday calendar for eligible UAB employees — Dec. 26, 2023, and Jan. 2, 2024.
As students begin arriving on campus for the fall semester, UAB Transportation recommends traveling an alternative route to work during times when the most students will be moving into on-campus housing. This map will help you plan.
Amy Chatham, Ph.D., who currently serves as assistant dean for undergraduate education in the School of Public Health, will begin her new role Aug. 18.
To be eligible for an IEP award, an institution must first earn the IEP designation through a rigorous self-study of their economic engagement activities that includes input from external stakeholders.
The first “episode” of a new micro-learning series from Learning & Development drops 11 a.m. July 31. The guest star is UAB Chief Communications Officer Jim Bakken, who will explain how he uses the Schedule Emails tool in Microsoft Outlook to maximum advantage.
The UAB Department of Psychiatry is recruiting healthy adolescent participants for a clinical research study. The study will compare healthy adolescents and adolescents with functional seizures (FS).

To participate in this research, you must:
- be 11 to 18 years old
- have no diagnosed medical conditions
- have a parent/guardian available to participate in lab visits

If you choose to participate in the study, you will be part of the healthy control group. You will come for 2 lab visits 13 weeks apart. The adolescent can be compensated up to $100 total. To find out more about the study, call 205-975-4205 or email pedshealthlab@uabmc.edu.
You may be eligible to participate if you identify as female, White or African American, are aged 35-65, and have a BMI of 30+. Participants will receive $50 as thanks for their participation.

This study is a 5-hour workshop delivered in groups that is based on principles of acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). Participants will learn new skills to facilitate the adoption of healthy lifestyle behaviors, such as eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly. These skills include identifying values, tolerating the discomfort associated with lifestyle change, identifying self-sabotaging thoughts, and more!

For more information, please contact Andrea at andrealdavis@uabmc.edu or 205-206-9434.
The UA System Board of Trustees awarded the rank of Distinguished Professor to Ravi Bhatia, Heith Copes, Craig Elmets, Denise A. Gainey, Jeffrey D. Kerby, Farah D. Lubin, Jean-François Pittet and Martin E. Young and the rank of University Professor to Peter S. Hendricks during its meetings in April and June 2023.
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