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Reframing New Year’s Resolutions

UA associate professor offers insight for New Year's resolutions, and how to achieve goals realistically.

December 20, 2021

UA Professor Honored with Prestigious International Research Award

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Dr. Ravi Kumar was chosen for the distinguished Humboldt Research Award.

December 6, 2021

UA, UAB Partner with NIH to Study Healthy Child Brain Development

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A diverse and multidisciplinary team of researchers at The University of Alabama at Birmingham and The University of Alabama was awarded a $7.1 million grant over five years to conduct a comprehensive study of...

November 12, 2021

Despite Lingering Pandemic, State Businesses Remain Optimistic

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While not as confident in the economic outlook as they were earlier this year, state business leaders remain optimistic in growth through year’s end, according to the latest quarterly survey by The University of...

October 12, 2021

UA Programs Welcome Students Studying Rural Health Care

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UA's College of Community Health Sciences recently welcomed the 2021-2022 class of its Rural Medical Scholars and Rural Community Health Scholars programs.

October 5, 2021

UA Center to Spur Convergent Drug Innovation, Delivery

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Drawing upon expertise from across campus, a new center at The University of Alabama will help overcome obstacles keeping drug therapies that show promise in the lab from translating to an effective treatment for...

October 4, 2021

Vaccine Access, Hesitancy Remain Barriers Among Black Alabamians

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Research from The University of Alabama found that addressing both hesitancy and access at the community level is important to increasing vaccination rates, particularly in African American communities.

September 17, 2021

Free Flu Shots on Campus Start This Month

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UA will provide free flu shots to students, faculty and staff beginning Sept. 8 and continuing through mid-November across campus.

September 2, 2021

UMC Opens Carrollton Location

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University Medical Center recently opened a location in Carrollton, Alabama, to provide primary health care services to the rural Pickens County community.

August 13, 2021

UA Leading Effort to Increase Vaccinations in Rural Alabama

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In a partnership with community organizations, The University of Alabama is spearheading a project to get 70% of eligible people in the state’s Black Belt vaccinated against COVID-19 over the next year.

August 12, 2021

UMC to Offer Saturday Vaccine Clinics in August

Student Quin Kelly receiving his Covid Vaccine

Members of the UA community will have three opportunities to do their part to Protect Our Herd when University Medical Center offers Saturday COVID-19 vaccine clinics starting Aug. 7.

August 5, 2021

UMC to Host COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Church Food Bank

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UMC will host a community COVID-19 vaccine clinic in conjunction with the monthly food bank at Grace Presbyterian Church in Tuscaloosa July 13.

July 7, 2021

UA Offers Rural Students Insight to Health Care Profession

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High school students and recent graduates from rural Alabama are participating in annual programs this summer at UA where they learn about the need rural communities have for more doctors and other health care...

June 21, 2021

NIH Grant Supports UA Study of Acute Kidney Injury Treatment

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Researchers at The University of Alabama will study a novel nanomedicine treatment for acute kidney injury, a common disease with no federally-approved medication.

June 1, 2021

Building Bama: Student Health Center Addition

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A new addition to the Student Health Center will increase clinical services provided to students and boost research through a new MRI suite.

May 26, 2021