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  1. UAB professor recognized for achievements in nutrition research
    August 19, 2016
     
  2. Advancements in aging research target multiple age-related diseases
    August 17, 2016
     
  3. ‘Sit less, move more’ - Research shows sedentary behavior is associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in adults
    August 15, 2016
     
  4. Pavela named Secretary in the Ethics Section of the APHA
    August 11, 2016
     
  5. Kinsey to attend PAPH Course on Research Directions and Strategies
    August 9, 2016
     
  6. Kroeger receives Career Enhancement Award
    August 3, 2016
     
  7. UAB NORC Senior Scientist awarded M. Powell Lawton Award for research in gerontology
    August 2, 2016
     
  8. Plaisance chosen as 17th Named New Investigator for UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center
    July 11, 2016
     
  9. B-Metro: B Yourself - Barbara A. Gower, PhD (B-Metro)
    July 5, 2016
     
  10. Eating for wellness: Can a change in diet improve your health?
    June 30, 2016
     
  11. Putting Breast Cancer on a Diet (The New York Times)
    June 27, 2016
     
  12. Goldsby named Rising Star of Health Care for 2016 by BBJ
    June 23, 2016
     
  13. UAB alumna Cardel named Chair-Elect for the ASN’s Obesity Research Interest Section
    June 21, 2016
     
  14. In human clinical trial, UAB to test diet’s effect on ovarian cancer patients
    June 15, 2016
     
  15. Why do women live longer than men?
    June 14, 2016
     
  16. Smith is recipient of GSA’s Nathan Shock New Investigator Award
    June 14, 2016
     
  17. Chen earns high honor for research from Veterans Affairs (UAB News)
    June 07, 2016
     
  18. Former NORC member Dulin Keita honored with endowed chair at Brown University
    June 6, 2016
     
  19. SHP names Bertrand Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Research
    June 2, 2016
     
  20. UAB/Lakeshore Foundation Collaborative awarded more than $10 million for research
    June 2, 2016
     
  21. Study shows that black men with more West African genes have lower risk of obesity
    June 1, 2016
     
  22. Fobian receives funding to study effects of sleep and media on adolescent’s weight and diabetes risk
    May 31, 2016
     
  23. Study aims to teach future doctors how to help patients manage their weight
    May 31, 2016
     
  24. New study to address issue of low physical activity in African-Americans
    May 24, 2016
     
  25. NORC Scientist, Olivia Affuso, PhD, featured in StyleBlueprint
    May 22, 2016
     
  26. Basic Science Boom: Fundamental scientific discoveries with major therapeutic potential
    May 16, 2016
     
  27. Gibbs wins travel award to attend American Aging Association’s Annual Conference
    May 2, 2016
     
  28. Fontaine and colleagues review effect of placebo-related factors in trials
    April 28, 2016
     
  29. Kinsey accepted into ACSM Leadership & Diversity Training Program
    April 27, 2016
     
  30. NORC and Office of Energetics researchers win at Public Health Research and Practice Day
    April 18, 2016
     
  31. Goldsby is recipient of NMRI Travel Award
    April 11, 2016
     
  32. Researchers from NORC and Departments of Nutrition Sciences and Environmental Health Sciences take top honors at 2016 Graduate Student Research Day competition
    March 30, 2016
     
  33. Ten major errors in obesity research discussed (UAB News)
    March 30, 2016
     
  34. Dowla is recipient of Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
    March 25, 2016
     
  35. Allison, Brown, George, and Kaiser comment on difficulties involved in correcting errors in peer-reviewed literature
    March 18, 2016
     
  36. HEAL, Inc., founder Christy Swaid named 2016 Outstanding Woman in the Community
    March 17, 2016
     
  37. Locher named 2016 Becky Trigg Outstanding Woman UAB Faculty Member
    March 17, 2016
     
  38. Chusyd named 2016 Outstanding Woman Graduate Student
    March 17, 2016
     
  39. NORC and Office of Energetics investigators take top prizes at 2016 Postdoctoral Research Day
    March 9, 2016
     
  40. HEART Matters program aims to improve heart health among African American men through coaching and mentoring (UAB News)
    March 8, 2016
     
  41. Flagg named Associate Service Fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics
    March 7, 2016
     
  42. Oparil one of three doctors to receive national clinical excellence award (UAB News)
    March 7, 2016
     
  43. RPCGB partners with UAB faculty to acquire grant to promote health equity
    March 2, 2016
     
  44. Heart damage can be prevented by overexpression of heme oxygenase-1 (UAB News)
    February 25, 2016
     
  45. UAB study on increasing participation of minorities in clinical trials hailed among best in cancer research (UAB News)
    February 23, 2016
     
  46. Testosterone treatment improves sexual activity, physical function and mood in men over 65, study says (UAB News)
    February 18, 2016
     
  47. Chusyd is Co-PI on Smithsonian Scholarly Studies Award for Science
    February 9, 2016
     
  48. Chusyd is the recipient of the 2016 President’s Diversity Award in the Graduate Student Category
    February 8, 2016
     
  49. Ejima awarded Grant-in-Aid for Epidemiological Research from St. Luke’s International University
    February 2, 2016
     
  50. Dutton chosen to participate in Society of Behavioral Medicine Leadership Institute
    February 2, 2016
     
  51. Singleton awarded USDA AFRI Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship grant
    February 1, 2016
     
  52. Collaborative UA-UAB research funded by AHA Mentored Clinical and Population Research Award
    January 13, 2016
     
  1. Fobian is recipient of NCRP Summer 2015 Mentored Clinical & Population Research Award
    December, 2015
     
  2. UAB studying impact of ketogenic diet on cognition in older adults with HIV (UAB News)
    December, 2015
     
  3. Goss wins Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Award
    December, 2015
     
  4. Fisher elected Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
    December, 2015
     
  5. Bernhard chosen for Society of Toxicology Graduate Student Travel Support Award
    December, 2015
     
  6. Kroeger wins TOS George A. Bray Doctoral Dissertation Award
    November, 2015
     
  7. Research conducted by UAB and UA wins award in eHealth/mHealth Section of TOS Abstract Competition
    November, 2015
     
  8. Allison named Fellow of the American Heart Association
    November, 2015
     
  9. Schneider’s abstract scores in top 10 in TOS Special Interest Sections competition
    November, 2015
     
  10. Yarar-Fisher honored with KL2 Scholar in Translational Research Award
    November, 2015
     
  11. Bernhard’s poster wins first place in Public Health Session at 2015 Graduate Student Research Exchange
    November, 2015
     
  12. Low-carb diet could help adults with spinal cord injury (UAB News)
    October, 2015
     
  13. Kroeger recipient of OPE Postdoctoral Scholars Award that supplements NIH grant
    October, 2015
     
  14. Ma wins 2nd place Student Investigator Award in AICR Abstract Competition
    September, 2015
     
  15. Gibbs is abstract winner for CCHA Oral Presentation Competition
    September, 2015
     
  16. Fernández is inaugural winner of diversity award from the Obesity Society (UAB News)
    September, 2015
     
  17. Brown and Allison appear on major network morning shows to discuss the effects of eating versus skipping breakfast
    August, 2015
     
  18. Gibbs appointed Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Junior Representative to GSA Publications Committee
    August, 2015
     
  19. Brown named APHA Ethics Section Councilor
    August, 2015
     
  20. UAB NORC 2015 "Creativity is a Decision" Award
    August, 2015
     
  21. Southern-style eating strikes again: Study finds diet pattern increases heart disease risk (UAB News)
    August, 2015
     
  22. Study: Warmer Office Temperatures Linked To Lower Food Intake (CBS Atlanta)
    August, 2015
     
  23. Carson elected secretary/treasurer of TOS’s Bio-Behavioral Research Section
    August, 2015
     
  24. Riddle chosen as 16th Named New Investigator for UAB Nutrition Obesity Research Center
    July, 2015
     
  25. Former UAB visiting scholar presents research concerning pregnancy weight’s influence on infant metabolism at 2015 ADA Scientific Sessions
    July, 2015
     
  26. A researcher in motion, chasing trials and trails
    June, 2015
     
  27. Dutton is granted R01 to study improving long-term weight loss outcomes
    June, 2015
     
  28. Sweatt recognized by ASN with place on leadership team and travel award
    June, 2015
     
  29. Will coffee shorten your life? (AL.com)
    June, 2015
     
  30. "Creativity is a Decision" Prize Fifth Annual Competition
    May, 2015
     
  31. Grantee Spotlight: Monica Baskin, Ph.D. - Studying Weight Loss for Cancer Prevention in African-American Women (National Cancer Institute)
    May, 2015
     
  32. Tiffany Carson to attend UCSF Research in Implementation Sciences for Equity Summer Institute
    May, 2015
     
  33. Schneider is awarded Ireland Research Travel Scholarship
    May, 2015
     
  34. Flagg named UAB 2015 Outstanding Doctoral Student
    May, 2015
     
  35. NORC Senior Scientist Jennifer Pollock, PhD Awarded American Physiological Society Award (The American Physiological Society)
    April, 2015
     
  36. Chusyd winner of Ireland Research Travel Award
    April, 2015
     
  37. Capers wins first place post-doctoral award at 2015 Annual Public Health Research And Practice Day
    April, 2015
     
  38. NORC and DNS scientists take top honors at 2015 Graduate Student Research Day competition
    March, 2015
     
  39. Goldsby and Brown are honored with national training awards
    March, 2015
     
  40. Former UAB trainee Cardel named finalist in ASN Young Minority Investigator Oral Competition
    March, 2015
     
  41. Allison recipient of F1000 Diabetes & Endocrinology Faculty Member of the Year Award
    March, 2015
     
  42. Gower and Smith recognized with American Society for Nutrition awards
    March, 2015
     
  43. UAB faculty, staff, and alumnus featured on PBS’s NewsHour
    March, 2015
     
  44. Carter earns physiology postdoctoral research award (UAB News)
    February, 2015
     
  45. Ejima awarded Research Fellowship for Young Scientists from JSPS
    February, 2015
     
  46. NORC and Office of Energetics scientists take top honors at the 2015 Postdoctoral Research Day
    February, 2015
     
  47. Carter wins APS Partnership for Clean Competition New Investigator Award
    February, 2015
     
  48. Milner’s Walking Bus Program wins NASPA Silver Award
    February, 2015
     
  49. The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol
    (The Washington Post) 
    February, 2015
     
  50. Wende honored as one of inaugural Pittman Scholars
    February, 2015
     
  51. Allison, Dutton, and Fontaine lead team investigating influence of researchers’ expectations on accuracy of weight loss trial data
    January, 2015
     
  1. Change agent: Creating new scans to track brain diseases
    December, 2014
     
  2. Former UAB postdoc Frazier-Wood recipient of AHA’s Mark Bieber Award
    December, 2014
     
  3. Alumnus Yang honored with Alfred W. Sangster Award for Outstanding International Student
    December, 2014
     
  4. Handbook of Clinical Nutrition, co-edited by Locher, recently released
    December, 2014
     
  5. Pavela and Allison offer new insight into cause-and-effect relationships among variables
    December, 2014
     
  6. Kaiser and colleagues investigate individual participant characteristics and dropout rates in RCTs
    December, 2014
     
  7. Dhurandhar explores using prediction accuracy of genomic models toward establishing personalized medicine
    December, 2014
     
  8. NORC researchers find behavioral response to health interventions leads to less weight change than often predicted (UAB News)
    November, 2014
     
  9. UAB investigators and international team argue against use of self-reported intake and activity
    November, 2014
     
  10. Archer explores the evolutionary consequences of maternal inactivity and childhood obesity
    November, 2014
     
  11. Howard Awarded the Lowell Reed Lectureship
    November, 2014
     
  12. Carson investigates the association of HbA1c with CAC progression
    November, 2014
     
  13. Affuso named Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine
    November, 2014
     
  14. First Short Course on Strengthening Causal Inference in Behavioral Obesity Research (July 20-24, 2015)
    November, 2014
     
  15. Ejima receives research grant from TANITA Healthy Weight Community Trust
    November, 2014
     
  16. Lewis determines physical characteristics associated with weight misperception among overweight and obese men
    November, 2014
     
  17. Hidalgo named Chair of ACE Minority Affairs Committee
    November, 2014
     
  18. Allison and Austad lead team to identify top aging and energetics research categories
    November, 2014
     
  19. Jeffrey Allison named Chair-elect of COCA
    October, 2014
     
  20. Hidalgo wins B-Metro “Rising Star” Fusion Award
    October, 2014
     
  21. Carter wins Poster Award at Center for Exercise Medicine Second Annual Symposium
    October, 2014
     
  22. Brown and Allison use crowdsourcing to evaluate published scientific literature
    October, 2014
     
  23. NORC Associate Scientist Emily Dhurandhar, PhD on NPR
    September, 2014
     
  24. Hidalgo awarded RWJF grant through New Connections program
    September, 2014
     
  25. Arnett appointed to Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee
    August, 2014
     
  26. Demark-Wahnefried named Chair-Elect for TOS Obesity & Cancer Section
    August, 2014
     
  27. Goldsby receives Postdoctoral Scholars Award from OPE to augment NCI diversity supplement
    August, 2014
     
  28. UAB NORC 2014 "Creativity is a Decision" Award
    August, 2014
     
  29. Pavela wins second place in Social Sciences Poster Competition at Alabama Academy of Sciences annual meeting
    August, 2014
     
  30. UAB researchers receive NIH grant for a short course on applying innovative methodologies in behavioral and social sciences to obesity research. (UAB News)
    August, 2014
     
  31. Research questioning sodium intake guidelines supported in New England Journal of Medicine editorial (UAB News)
    August, 2014
     
  32. Howard studies racial differences regarding insulin resistance and stroke risk
    August, 2014
     
  33. UAB and Purdue team evaluate link between fruit and vegetable intake and weight loss
    August, 2014
     
  34. Archer chosen to attend National Academies Keck Futures Initiative conference
    August, 2014
     
  35. Brown and Allison use crowdsourcing to evaluate published scientific literature
    July, 2014
     
  36. Mehta chosen as Named New Investigator for UAB NORC
    July, 2014
     
  37. Intern Sbarra wins 2nd place award at 8th Annual Summer Research Expo
    July, 2014
     
  38. Allison is elected Fellow of New York Academy of Medicine
    July, 2014
     
  39. Daniel and Soleymani named Fellows in The Obesity Society
    July, 2014
     
  40. Epigenome-wide association study conducted by Irvin and team
    July, 2014
     
  41. Does this trunk make me look fat? Overweight zoo elephants no laughing matter (UAB News)
    July, 2014
     
  42. Allison honored for his work in aging
    July, 2014
     
  43. Allison and Gower named to American Society of Nutrition’s Research Interest Sections
    July, 2014
     
  44. Mehta and colleagues review obesity and related mortality risks
    July, 2014
     
  45. Dhurandhar and team discover that eating or skipping breakfast has no impact on weight loss
    June, 2014
     
  46. UAB NORC 2014 "Creativity is a Decision" Prize Competition
    June, 2014
     
  47. Gohlke wins new investigator award for research into birth defects
    June, 2014
     
  48. Carson and team study declines in CHD among adults with and without diabetes
    June, 2014
     
  49. No evidence eating breakfast promotes weight-loss
    June, 2014
     
  50. Allison is Chair-Elect of ASN Obesity Research Interest Section
    June, 2014
     
  51. Lewis analyzes the data concerning the relationship between health and nut consumption
    June, 2014
     
  52. Gibbs selected to attend NIA Butler-Williams Scholars Program
    June, 2014
     
  53. New test measuring bioenergetic health of cells could advance personalized medicine
    June, 2014
     
  54. Oparil, UAB earn high marks for treatment of hypertension
    June, 2014
     
  55. Mehta selected for Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health
    May, 2014
     
  56. UAB well represented at ASN awards ceremony
    May, 2014
     
  57. Young Supporters funds young researcher studying cancer disparities (UAB News)
    May, 2014
     
  58. UAB recognizes clinical nutrition pioneer Weinsier (UAB School of Health Professions Current News, The Campaign for UAB)
    April, 2014
     
  59. David Allison picks up new honors in 2014 (UAB News)
    April, 2014
     
  60. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, NORC Senior Scientist, develops intervention for improving health after cancer (American Cancer Society)
    April, 2014
     
  61. Goldsby accepted in to ACSM Leadership & Diversity Training Program
    April, 2014
     
  62. Brewer’s abstract selected as top winner at ASN competition
    April, 2014
     
  63. Diet Myth: Cut or Burn 3,500 Cals, Lose a Pound? (Cooking Light)
    April, 2014
     
  64. Panel led by UAB’s Garvey sets framework to combat obesity epidemic (UAB News)
    March, 2014
     
  65. Debunking water myths: weight loss, calorie burn and more (UAB News)
    March, 2014
     
  66. NORC, Office of Energetics, and SSG scientists take top honors at 2014 Research Day competitions
    March, 2014
     
  67. Former NORC scientist awarded 3-year NRSA grant
    March, 2014
     
  68. Archer investigates PAR protocol to evaluate average physical activity among U.S. adults
    March, 2014
     
  69. Fernández to participate in Dannon Institute’s Academic Mid-Career Nutrition Leadership Institute
    March, 2014
     
  70. NORC Senior Scientist Mona Fouad, MD named UAB School of Medicine Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion (Al.com)
    March, 2014
     
  71. NORC Senior Scientist named to President's Council on Fitness
    March, 2014
     
  72. Hunter named Distinguished Professor in Exercise Physiology
    March, 2014
     
  73. Safford honored with SBM Alere Wellbeing Research to Practice Award
    February, 2014
     
  74. Dhurandhar honored as UAB Outstanding Woman in the student category
    February, 2014
     
  75. NORC scientists are recognized for their contributions toward diversity
    February, 2014
     
  76. NORC Scientist, Krista Casazza, comments on the newest “Biggest Loser” of the NBC television show.
    February, 2014
     
  77. Fighting fat in Alabama. UAB channels resources to battle obesity (Al.com)
    January, 2014
     
  78. Six NORC investigators and mentorees win prizes with New Energetic Ideas session
    January, 2014
     
  79. European scientist tells UAB audience about the promise of the ballyhooed Human Brain Project (Al.com)
    January, 2014
     
  80. Eating Well, Eating Right
    January, 2014
     
  81. Andrea Cherrington etal win Research Awards to Study Social Determinants of Obesity and Related Chronic Diseases
    January, 2014
     
  1. Losing It (B-Metro)
    December, 2013
     
  2. UAB scientists and mentorees receive recognition for their outstanding work at TOS Annual Meeting
    December, 2013
     
  3. Howard becomes first non-physician to receive prestigious award
    November, 2013
     
  4. 50 years after Birmingham Campaign, race, neighborhood condition create health inequities, study finds (AL.com)
    October, 2013
     
  5. Yongbin Yang wins TOS Poster of Excellence Award
    October, 2013
     
  6. NORC staff’s son finds success in the music studio
    October, 2013
     
  7. Kenneth Kell selected as a winner of the first annual Poster of Excellence Award in the Pediatric Obesity Section of The Obesity Society
    September, 2013
     
  8. Patrice Capers and Chelsea Singleton win travel award to Institute on Teaching and Mentoring
    September, 2013
     
  9. Andrew Brown wins first place in Nutritional Epidemiology competition at ASN meetings
    August, 2013
     
  10. UAB co-recipient of $13.5M grant for health disparities study
    August, 2013
     
  11. John Dawson is finalist for TOS Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award
    August, 2013
     
  12. Dr. Yarar-Fisher is awarded Mary Switzer Merit Research Fellowship
    August, 2013
     
  13. UAB sea urchins make debut on Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods America July 29
    July, 2013
     
  14. UAB NORC 2013 "Creativity is a Decision" Award
    July, 2013
     
  15. Science Unbound Foundation Recognizes Outstanding Investigators
    July, 2013
     
  16. Dr. Dawson is awarded American Statistical Association SSPA Conference Grant to attend JSM 2013
    July, 2013
     
  17. Dr. Resuehr wins Outstanding Abstract Award at ENDO 2013
    July, 2013
     
  18. UAB’s Allman wins prestigious aging award
    June, 2013
     
  19. Frankie D. Heyward honored with NIDDK's Network of Minority Health Research Investigators “Excellence in Research” award
    June, 2013
     
  20. Mehta wins IHIS Student Research Award by unanimous selection
    June, 2013
     
  21. Dr. Locher awarded GSA Fellow status by unanimous vote
    June, 2013
     
  22. "Creativity is a Decision" Prize Competition
    June, 2013
     
  23. In Memoriam - E. Michael Foster, PhD
    May, 2013
     
  24. Two NORC members selected to attend Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections Seventh Annual Symposium
    April, 2013
     
  25. Suzanne Oparil, MD, UAB NORC Senior Scientist, receives honor
    April, 2013
     
  26. Dr. Keita awarded grant through the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    April, 2013
     
  27. Dr. Watts recognized by EMSAP seniors with Outstanding Professor Award
    April, 2013
     
  28. Postdocs name UAB top university in recent web survey
    April, 2013
     
  29. Dr. Levitan has been chosen as the recipient of the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
    April, 2013
     
  30. Kenneth Kell awarded at the 90th annual meeting of Alabama Academy of Science (AAS)
    April, 2013
     
  31. Wendy Demark-Wahnefried, Ph.D. elected president of national organization
    March, 2013
     
  32. UAB Ballroom Dance Class and Club get recognition in B-Metro Magazine
    March, 2013
     
  33. UAB biologist appointed editor of epigenetics series from Elsevier
    March, 2013
     
  34. Three NORC Ph.D. Students placed in UAB Graduate Student Research Days 2013 Competition
    March, 2013
     
  35. Dr. Hunter's research was noted by The New York Times blog post
    March, 2013
     
  36. Center for Exercise Medicine names Distinguished Lecture series after researcher Gary Hunter
    March, 2013
     
  37. Long time UAB NORC Senior Scientist Seng-jaw Soong suddenly passed away
    March, 2013
     
  38. Two NORC and DNS mentorees selected for 2013 Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute
    March, 2013
     
  39. NORC scientists take top honors at 2013 Postdoctoral Research Day
    February, 2013
     
  40. Dr. Tamilane Blaudeau - The face of Women's Health & Fitness
    January, 2013
     
  41. Barbara A. Gower, Ph.D. recipient - Outstanding Women award
    January, 2013
     
  42. Dr. Allison elected to Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars
    January, 2013
     
  1. Dr. Gohlke selected to receive the ILSI North America 2013 Future Leader Award
    December, 2012
     
  2. Dr. Frazier-Wood selected as one of the recipients of the Scott Grundy Award for Excellence in Metabolism Research
    November, 2012
     
  3. Dr. Ceren Yarar was featured in the Pushin' On Newsletter
    November, 2012
     
  4. Tapan has been chosen to be on the ENAR Graduate Student and Recent Graduate Council (GSRGC)
    October, 2012
     
  5. Dr. Allison elected as a new member of Institute of Medicine (IOM) of National Academies
    October, 2012
     
  6. Allison team gets UAB’s first Transformative Research Award
    UAB News, October, 2012
     
  7. Barnes selected 2012 UAB Distinguished Faculty Lecturer
    UAB News, October, 2012
     
  8. Dr. Julie Locher receives an exciting new grant on the intersection of nutrition and aging from the National Institute on Aging
    October, 2012
     
  9. UAB NORC “Creativity is a Decision” contest winners selected
    September, 2012
     
  10. John L Hartman IV, MD awarded systems biology grant from National Institute on Aging
    August, 2012
     
  11. Smith named New Scholar in Aging by the Ellison Medical Foundation
    August, 2012
     
  12. Dr. Gordon Fisher promoted to Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Studies
    August, 2012
     
  13. Tapan Mehta selected as one of the top 3 outstanding student posters at the 2012 National Conference on Health Statistics
    August, 2012
     
  14. Chandler-Laney chosen as Named New Investigator for NORC
    August, 2012
     
  15. Dr. Ceren Yarar awarded UAB's OPE Career Enhancement Award for Fall 2012
    July, 2012
     
  16. Dr. Emily Dhurandhar awarded UAB's OPE Career Enhancement Award for Fall 2012
    July, 2012
     
  17. UAB to study if breakfast choice helps or hinders fat burning
    UAB News, July, 2012
     
  18. UAB's Donna Arnett becomes first epidemiologist to lead AHA
    July, 2012
     
  19. Lee Anne Flagg received Add Health Travel Award
    June, 2012
     
  20. "Creativity is a Decision" Prize Competition
    June, 2012
     
  21. Michelle Cardel - a finalist for the Ethan Sims Young Investigator Award
    May, 2012
     
  22. Allison elected to prestigious fellowship
    May, 2012
     
  23. Tapan Mehta Awarded 2012 Summer Research Conference Travel Grant
    May, 2012
     
  24. Drs. Affuso, Sen and Yoder are recipients of the 2011 Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship
    April, 2012
     
  25. Wyss wins top honor from Alabama Academy of Science
    March, 2012
     
  26. Dr. Barnes elected as a member of the ASN Fellows Class of 2012
    March, 2012
     
  27. Two NORC T32 Ph.D. Students placed in UAB Graduate Student Research Days 2012 Competition.
    March, 2012
     
  28. Drs. Dhurandhar, Wood & Fisher – Winners, 9th Annual Postdoctoral Research day
    February, 2012
     
  29. UAB Music Tech Major Kevin Peek Wins 1st Place at Regional Kennedy Center competition
    February, 2012
     
  30. Dr. Allison named to endowed professorship in public health
    February, 2012
     
  31. Drs. Akilah Dulin Keita and Gordon Fisher recipients - OPE Spring 2012 Travel Awards
    February, 2012
     
  32. Michelle Cardel honored with UAB President's Diversity Award
    January, 2012
     
  1. Drs. Nir Menachemi and Kathryn Kaiser receive 2011 Back of the Envelope Awards from UAB School of Public Health
    December, 2011
     
  2. Cardiology's Bittner earns national award for clinical excellence
    November, 2011
     
  3. Drs. Mohammed Khaled and W. Timothy Garvey receive Grand Challenges Explorations funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
    November, 2011
     
  4. Drs. Michael Miller and Bradley Yoder receive inaugural Exceptional Innovation Awards
    October, 2011
     
  5. Drs. Andrea Cherrington and Wendy Demark-Wahnefried win 2011 Charles Barkley Excellence in Mentoring Awards
    October, 2011
     
  6. Dr. Frazier-Wood elected to the editorial board of Psychological Medicine
    October, 2011
     
  7. Gordon Fisher, Ph.D. selected for new award at The Obesity Society (TOS) Diversity Tour.
    September, 2011
     
  8. Julie Locher, Ph.D. selected for the 2011 UAB Center for Aging Service Award
    September, 2011
     
  9. David Allison receives medical center's top faculty award
    September, 2011
     
  10. Drs. Dorothy Pekmezi and Gareth Dutton win Charles Barkley-sponsored award
    September, 2011
     
  11. Science Unbound Foundation Recognizes Outstanding Investigators
    September, 2011
     
  12. Dr. Emily Dhurandhar Appointed to The Obesity Society (TOC) Advocacy Committee
    September, 2011
     
  13. The Obesity Society Early Career Research Grant goes to Dr. Daniel Smith
    August, 2011
     
  14. New scale could help predict obese patients' risk of death
    August, 2011
     
  15. UAB NORC "Creativity is a Decision" contest winners selected
    July, 2011
     
  16. Three UAB employees have received a Pat Simons Travel Award from The Obesity Society
    July, 2011
     
  17. UAB professor named president-elect of the American Heart Association
    June, 2011
     
  18. The NORC "Creativity is a Decision" Prize Competition
    June, 2011
     
  19. Dr. Julie Locher Appointed to Institute Of Medicine (IOM) Committee
    June, 2011
     
  20. Drs Ingram & Kaiser receive 2011 Spring Career Enhancement Awards
    February, 2011
     
  21. Graduate Deans Award for Excellence in Mentoring goes to Dr. Julie Locher, Dr. Nengjun Yi and Dr. Amjad Javed
    February, 2011
     
  22. Dr. Gordon Fisher receives 2011 UAB Postdoctoral Education Travel Award
    February, 2011
     
  23. Dannon Institute, Nutrition Leadership Institute chooses Krista Casazza and Anna Thalacker-Mercer for Inclusion
    February, 2011
     
  24. Graduate Deans Award for Excellence in Mentoring goes to Dr. Timothy Garvey, Dr. Tim Nagy and Dr. Barbara Gower
    February, 2011
     
  25. 2011 Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award presented to Dr. Tamilene Blaudeau
    February, 2011
     
  1. University of Alabama at Birmingham Professor Receives $75,000 Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
    Grant will support examination of childhood obesity interventions

    November, 2010
     
  2. Jong-Eun Kim, PhD: Research Associate Professor, NORC's Named New Investigator
    September, 2010
     
  3. UAB School of Public Health Awarded 2010 Pfizer Visiting Professorship in Obesity Award
    June, 2010
     
  4. Link between obesity and depression confirmed.
    June, 2010
     
  5. Developmental Origins of Obesity Conference announced April 22, 2010.
    March, 2010
     
  6. Congratulations to David W. Krauss, PhD, recipient of the 2010 McCormick Science Institute Award.
    December, 2009
     
  7. David B Allison, Ph.D. has been elected to the rank of AAAS Fellow.
    December, 2009
     
  8. Congratulations to Dr. Olivia Thomas on being awarded the 2009 Back of the Envelope awards
    December, 2009
     
  9. Congratulations to Mr. Matt Giddings on being awarded a grant from the Alzheimer’s of Central Alabama
    December, 2009
     
  10. UAB Public Health student cookbook shows world food, society connections
    October, 2009
     
  11. Congratulations to Dr. Chandrika J Piyathilake, who is now the Editor-in-Chief of Nutrition and Dietary Supplements!
    October, 2009
     
  12. Congratulations to Ms. Amy Ellis on receiving the NIH National Research Service Award!
    Sept, 2009
     
  13. Congratulations to Daniel Smith, Ph.D., on receiving a poster award at the Center for Aging annual meeting
    September, 2009
     
  14. Drs. David Allison and T. Mark Beasley in a front page article in the New York Times, congratulations!
    July, 2009
     
  15. Congratulations to Daniel Smith and Paula Chandler-Laney, recipients of the Fall 2009 Career Enhancement Awards
    July, 2009
     
  16. Jessica Alvarez wins Presidential Poster Competition at the Endocrine Society Annual Meeting.
    June, 2009
     
  17. UAB student, Felix Kishinevsky, presenting research on obesity in D.C.
    May, 2009
     
  18. Dr. Dana-Marie Thomas wins the Coca-Cola Company Research Award
    May, 2009
     
  19. Dr. Jamie Ard named as new medical director for the OPTIFAST Program, a division of Nestlé HealthCare Nutrition (NHN).
    April, 2009
     
  20. Congratulations to Daniel Smith for winning Honorable Mention at the 2009 Annual Botanicals Symposium Poster Session
    April, 2009
     
  21. David B. Allison, PhD elected to Fellowship in the Society of Behavioral Medicine
    Mar, 2009
     
  22. Congratulations to our 2009 Postdoctoral Research Day Winners: Anna Thalacker-Mercer, Daniel L. Smith, Jr., and Paula Chandler-Laney!
    March, 2009
     
  23. Article by UAB’s Drs. Janie Gilliland and Frank Franklin recognized by Robert Wood Johnson as the second most influential child obesity research paper of the year
    February, 2009
     
  24. Dr. Barbara Gower and Amy S. Thomas make the news
    January, 2009
     
  25. Dr. Allison, recipient of the Centrum Center for Nutrition Science Award
    January, 2009
     
  26. Dr. Tamilane Blaudeau selected as one of the 12 top Pro/Am dancers in the US
    Nov, 2008
     
  27. Matthew Giddings Wins Prize for Top Student Poster in our CFA Annual Meeting
    Sept, 2008
     
  28. Congratulations to Andrea Cherrington, MD, on receiving a Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Scholar award in July, 2008.
    July, 2008
     
  29. Congratulations to Krista Casazza, PhD and Anna Thalacker-Mercer, PhD, winners of the 2008 Spring Career Enhancement Award
    July, 2008
     
  30. Dr. Jose R Fernandez gains mention in the Birmingham News for his efforts on recruiting Hispanic students
    June, 2008
     
  31. Classic Weinsier-Krumdieck article reviewed as Pivotal Paper
    June, 2008
     
  32. Derek M Huffman's paper on aging gains mention in Science Daily
    May, 2008
     
  33. Congratulations to Matt Giddings, recipient of 3rd place at the 2008 UAB Graduate Student Research Days
    Apr, 2008
     
  34. Congratulations to Andrea L. Cherrington, MD, MPH, who has been selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Faculty Scholar’s program
    Apr, 2008
     
  35. Congratulations to Dr. Krista Casazza for receiving a pilot award from the UAB Center for Women's Reproductive Health
    Apr, 2008
     
  36. Congratulations to Dr. Jeanette N Keith on her nomination for the Argus Awards as Best Nutrition Lecturer
    Apr, 2008
     
  37. Congratulations to Dr. Douglas C Heimburger on his nomination for the Argus Awards as Best Nutrition Lecturer and Best Coursemaster
    Apr, 2008
     
  38. Dana-Marie Thomas named "Scholar" for the 2008 Health Disparities Research Training Award Program
    Apr, 2008
     
  39. Congratulations to Paula Chandler-Laney on her recent grant award
    Mar, 2008
     
  40. The New Genetics Workshop announced, Feb 15, 2008
    Feb, 2008
     
  41. Dr. Mohammad Khaled of UAB’s CNRC delivers invited lecture on the “Role of Nutrition on Human Health and Diseases” on the Indian Subcontinent.
    Dec, 2007
     
  42. Congratulations to Sarah Morgan and Doug Heimburger, both named for Best Doctors in America
    Dec, 2007
     
  43. Congratulations to Dr. Doug Heimburger, named Health Care Educator of the Year
    Dec, 2007
     
  44. Dr. David B. Allison recognized in the 2007 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring
    Nov, 2007
     
  45. Dr. Olivia Thomas received a travel award of up to $1,000 to attend the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s first New Connections Research and Coaching Clinic
    Oct, 2007
     
  46. UAB research identifies two genes linked to insulin resistance
    Oct, 2007
     
  47. UAB Partnership Wins National Award For Effort to Fight Childhood Obesity
    Oct, 2007
     
  48. Congratulations to Dr. Cristina Lara-Castro, Dr. Mai Elobeid, and Dr. Marcus Guyton on being accepted as members of the NIH-sponsored Network of Minority Research Investigators (NMRI).
    Sept, 2007
     
  49. Book now available for download - Ingestive Behavior Protocols edited by Wellman & Hoebel
    Sept, 2007
     
  50. Congratulations to Dr. Jasmine Gaines, awarded 2nd Prize on the Poster Competition in the 2007 Summer Institute of the Morehouse School of Medicine/ Tuskegee University/ UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center Partnership meeting in Atlanta
    Aug, 2007
     
  51. Tim Nagy, Ph.D. discusses calorie intake-cancer risk relationship in CBS News article
    Apr, 2007
     
  52. UAB Weight-Loss Surgery Program Earns Highest Accreditation
    Mar, 2007
     
  53. Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Shriner, recipient of the Spring 2007 Career Enhancement Award
    Mar, 2007
     
  54. Postdoctoral Research Day Winners Announced - Congratulations to David Kump
    Mar, 2007
     
  55. Congratulations to Scott Butsch, Dannon Institute 2007 Nutrition Leader
    Feb, 2007
     
  56. Trimming The Fat- Nutrition Program Targets Middle School Kids
    Nov, 2006
     
  57. Don't Gain a Pound this Holiday Season - Dr. Jamy Ard cited in the Washington Post
    Nov, 2006
     
  58. CNRC paper on obesity gets positive press
    July, 2006
     
  59. Garvey Named Butterworth Professor at UAB
    Apr, 2006
     
  60. Our post-docs awarded in UAB Postdoctoral Research Day
    Mar, 2006
     
  61. "Obesity and Mental Disorders" Edited by: Susan L. McElroy, David B. Allison, George A. Bray Published
    Mar, 2006
     
  62. "How Fat Works" by Philip A. Wood Published
    Mar, 2006
     
  63. Dr. Jamy Ard wins ILSI North America Future Leader Award
    Feb, 2006
     
  64. Dr. Ard receives International Life Science Institute's Future Leaders Award
    Dec, 2005
     
  65. 10th Edition of the Classic and Preeminent Text of Clinical Nutrition Published
    Oct, 2005
     
  66. Dr. Nagy Appointed Editor in Chief for IJBCR
    Oct, 2005
     
  67. Dr. George Howard in New York Times' article Health Mystery in New York: Heart Disease
    Oct, 2005
     
  68. Expanding Weight Shortens Life Span 5-20 Years
    Oct, 2005
     
  69. Drs. Jamy Ard and Cristina Lara-Castro wins Dannon Institute's 2005 Nutrition Leadership Institute Award
    Oct, 2005
     
  70. Eat Less, Lose Weight, Live Longer
    Oct, 2005
     
  71. Fat Study Falls Flat
    Oct, 2005
     
  72. UAB’s St-Onge Named Future Leader
    Oct, 2005
     
  73. Paula C. Chandler - Winner of Samuel B. Barker Award
    Oct, 2005
     
  74. Dannon Institute Award Renamed for Roland L. Weinsier Award
    dec, 2004
     
  75. Fresh food cost may be linked to obesity
    Sept, 2004
     
  76. Dr. Xuxia Wu wins the Best Abstract Competition at the Annual Meeting of UAB's Center for Aging
    Aug, 2004
     
  77. Poor Nutrition a Threat to Elderly Adults
    Aug, 2004
     
  78. Recent Obesity Studies Deflate Earlier Finding
    July, 2004
     
  79. An Irish intern - Marianne Walsh's success story
    June, 2004
     
  80. Dr. Chenxi Wang - Winner of 2004 Samuel B. Barker Award
    Sept, 2005
     
  81. NAASO NEWS - Dr. Weinsier Remembered
    June, 2003
     
  82. Southern Bell is really a 'steel magnolia'
    Nov, 2003