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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.

Mona Fouad, M.D., a pioneer whose landmark research helped create the UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center and pave the way for millions of dollars in health disparities research in the Southeast, will receive the highest honor of the Academic Health Center.

Richard Davis, M.D., came to UAB in 1973 as a resident. Now, he’s being honored March 1 for 45 years of service — in the same unit.

Four individuals and one student organization were honored with the President’s Diversity Champion awards, and UAB was recognized for excellence in diversity among higher education institutions by INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine.

More than 300 employees with 20-plus years of service to UAB will be honored March 1.

retro art streamJoaquin Aldrete, M.D., led the team that performed the first liver transplant at University Hospital. In May of this past year, UAB’s Comprehensive Transplant Institute celebrated its 50th anniversary and a record of more than 14,000 organ transplants.

50thShieldONLY COLORAfter a $20 million renovation and rebranding, the new Hilton at UAB features conference and event facilities named for prominent figures in UAB’s history.

Hear from students and faculty in UAB's Undergraduate Immunology Program
The UAB Diabetes Research Center is part of nationwide study on benefits and risks of four widely used diabetes drugs in combination with metformin.
Effective Oct. 1, 2013, the newly formed Department of Neurosurgery will increase the profile of an internationally renowned program.
Curtis is co-director of the UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics of Musculoskeletal Disorders and associate scientist in the UAB Center for Metabolic Bone Disease.
Pittet joined the faculty in 2010 in the Division of Critical Care and Perioperative Medicine.
Additional funding has enabled Cell, Developmental and Integrative Biology to provide more science learning opportunities to area schools
Administrative support specialist considered a role model by her co-workers
World’s largest psychiatric organization awards professor for his mentorship of students and promotion of novel research-oriented training activities
Diligence, experience help Persad earn September Employee of the Month award
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

UAB will promote teaching skills and showcase research findings in medical education during Medical Education Week Sept. 24-28

In a new preventive medicine study, Gareth Dutton hopes to determine what types of long-term programs help people manage weight loss over time.

More than 150 area middle-school girls will come to campus April 21 for the second Girls in Science & Engineering Day.

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

Researchers are working on a drug-delivery method specially designed to target cancer tumors.

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

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