Please help me celebrate Dr. Kristi Crowe-White’s latest achievement. She was recently inducted into the National Academy of Inventors. She received a patent after she developed antioxidant-infused chewing gums to deliver spice-derived antioxidant polyphenols to reduce oral oxidative stress and inflammation – mechanisms underpinning poor oral health and cardiovascular disease. WOW! She’s continuing the legacy of innovation and excellence of this Department. Congrats, Dr. Kristi Crowe-White’s!
Please join me in congratulating Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon on her recognition as one of the premier researchers on campus. The annual Faculty Research Day on April 19 will honor members of The University of Alabama faculty for their research, scholarship and creative contributions. Sponsored by the offices of the President and Vice President for Research and Economic Development, the awards go to outstanding faculty researchers from across UA’s colleges and schools. https://news.ua.edu/2023/04/ua-to-honor-8-faculty-for-research-creativity/
The African Caribbean Cancer Consortium Team is being recognized for their collective contributions to addressing cancer and health inequities by furthering the study of viral, genetic, environmental, and lifestyle risk factors for cancer in patient populations of African descent that have demonstrated far-reaching implications for the improvement of cancer etiology, detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention in Black patient populations worldwide. The full press release can be found here.
The Alabama Research Institute on Aging (ARIA) is sponsoring a half-day grant workshop on Friday, March 24, 2023 to provide feedback to investigators on aging-related grant applications they are preparing for submission. The session will feature brief presentations by investigators, followed by comments and advice from an expert “review panel” as well as other attendees. Our goal is to help investigators hone both substance and “strategy” of their proposals to help ensure a successful review outcome. Interested investigators should submit […]
On February 3rd we officially brought back the ARIA seminar series. We hosted three researchers from Mississippi State, Drs. Antonio Gardner, Mary Dozier, and Carolyn Adams-Price made the hour and a half journey east to spend a half a day on the UA campus meeting with ARIA members and students to discuss their research and potential future collaborations. A recording of the lunch presentation can be found in the Seminar Series section of this website. 2.3.23 ARIA Speaker Series
The following ARIA members were active at GSA this year: Shot on the Spot Vaccination Community Outreach (Poster) First Author: Alissa McIntyre, B.A., University of Alabama Second Author: Rebecca Allen, PhD, ABPP, The University of Alabama Third Author: Brian Cox, B.S., Alabama Research Institute of Aging Fourth Author: Loretta Wilson, MBA, HCM, Rural Alabama Prevention Center Fifth Author: Pamela Payne-Foster, MD, MPH, Rural Health Institute/Community Rural Medicine Sixth Author: JoAnn S. Oliver, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, Capstone College of Nursing […]
We had over 70 people attend our recent welcome back event where we discussed what ARIA has been, what we are currently up to, and where we would like to see ourselves go in the future. If you weren’t able to attend, the recording can be accessed here: https://ua-edu.zoom.us/rec/share/Xqo0eoGmx38fcCIzkgQPMogm9SWxfOhm4PCpWncqbsPAf1QC1h9B5mFgD8ODhksq.DDA1LN0f0QTIwptZ Passcode: a&#sR8LW There is also a Qualtrics survey about what you would like to see from ARIA in the future that we would appreciate you taking the time to complete. https://universityofalabama.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_ebq7uWA5pMyBmK2
A desire to help others is the foundation of a person’s pursuit of a career in the medical field. For Dr. Pamela Payne-Foster, this core value and drive to be an advocate for those in difficult medical situations, especially women of color, have helped forge her nearly 30 years in health care. Read the full story in the UA News
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