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News: Bariatric surgery is effective under the right circumstances

July 16, 2018
UAB News by Adam Pope

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Obesity is a medical problem that can have wide-ranging mental and physical effects on a person. Pamela Bass knows that firsthand, but thanks to University of Alabama at Birmingham surgeons, she has a new lifestyle and a new state of mind.

News: Shima Dowla Honored With P.E.O. Scholar Award

June 25 2018

Shima Dowla, a M.D./Ph.D. student at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, is one of 100 doctoral students in the U. S. and Canada selected to receive a $15,000 Scholar Award from the P.E.O. Sisterhood. She was sponsored by the Alabama State Chapter.

News: Local radio host loses 100 pounds with help from UAB Weight Loss Medicine

May 17, 2018
Written by Savannah Koplon , UAB News

David Sears

David Sears — before and after his participation at the UAB Weight Loss Clinic.

News: Nutrition therapy guidelines will help people living with HIV stay healthy

April 11, 2018
by Savannah Koplon, UAB News

Mafe (Sweet Potato Stew)

Servings: 4
Total time: 30 minutes
Recipe creditOldways


News: eTRF improves blood sugar control and blood pressure, pilot study says

May 10, 2018
by Adam Pope

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Courtney Peterson, Ph.D.

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers are trying to find out whether changing a person’s eating schedule can help them lose weight and burn fat.

NORC News: Arora serving as Circulation section editor

March 5, 2018
Written by Adam Pope

Pankaj Arora, M.D

Pankaj Arora, M.D., assistant professor in the UAB Division of Cardiovascular Disease, has been selected to serve as section editor for Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine.

News: NORC Senior Scientist, Beth Lewis, MD, MSPH, named Chair of the UAB Department of Epidemiology

April 3, 2018


UAB’s School of Public Health welcomes Cora Elizabeth (Beth) Lewis, MD, MSPH, as the new Chair of the Department of Epidemiology beginning April 1, 2018.