Dean Vickers: UAB Medicine is building on rapid growth to achieve lofty goals
Over the past five years, Dr. Selwyn Vickers has seen the UAB medical enterprise build on a powerful growth spurt that began more than a decade ago. It’s a continued evolution that has further lifted UAB’s reputation and thrust it onto the national stage for research, patient care and education.
Matt Might’s personal quest sparks UAB precision medicine revolution
For Dr. Matt Might, director of the Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, the future of medicine revolves around physicians harnessing information on a scale unimagined by patients today.
Universities’ programs tackle health care issues in rural Alabama
In Alabama’s rural communities, a health care crisis is spreading. Local hospitals are straining under economic pressures and slashing services to keep the doors open. In all but a handful of counties, there is a shortage of front-line doctors.
Innovative programs prepare students in Alabama for next-gen careers
The University of Alabama System is playing a lead role in building the state’s next-generation workforce, with a wide array of innovative academic programs and extra-curricular activities that prepare students for today’s most dynamic career paths.
UA System programs prepare students for cybersecurity careers
Protecting the nation’s critical physical and digital assets from cyber attackers is an urgent global priority, and The University of Alabama System is pursuing this critical mission on multiple fronts.