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A year into the UAB strategic planning process, UAB President Ray L. Watts reflects on the institution’s influence and the importance and initial success of the vital campuswide effort.
Cynthia J. Brown, M.D., has been named the director of UAB's Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics and Palliative Care and its Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging.
Susan Packa, academic advisor for Health Care Management and Health Information Management programs, received the 2014 Outstanding Advising Award from the National Academic Advising Association.
UAB Medicine is included in Becker’s 2014 "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare," a list of organizations that provide excellent work environments and outstanding benefits to their employees.
CreakyJoints, an online arthritis support community, and UAB are working to gather information directly from patients through smartphones and tablets to find better ways to treat conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis.
The scent of men causes a unique pain-suppressing stress response in rodents that may affect outcomes in laboratory tests in ways that now are not considered in assessing findings, says UAB psychology Professor Robert Sorge, Ph.D., in study results published in Nature Methods.
Alison Chapman, Ph.D., associate professor of English, received the Outstanding Advising Award for Faculty from the National Academic Advising Association, which honors individuals and institutions that make significant contributions to the improvement of academic advising.
Meg Baker, UAB's new director of wellness, brings more than 20 years experience in the field and a broad background of networking, sales strategy and public relations to the position.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are still being served throughout campus, and summer meal plans for the Commons are available. Learn more at uab.edu/dining.
Bring a yoga mat and blanket and feel the connection between your mind and body 5-6:15 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through June 26. Download a flyer. Register at uab.edu/learningsystem.
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