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VitAL, State Create On-Demand Digital Learning Program 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama partnered with several state agencies to launch a digital platform and on-demand learning program designed to offer essential education and training to physicians and healthcare professionals.  VitAL On-Demand signifies a milestone in standardizing content delivery and promoting professional development for healthcare professionals across Alabama.  “Through our partnership with the state of Alabama and other key agencies in developing VitAL On-Demand, providers will be equipped with the knowledge they need to excel in their […]

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UA Professor Awarded $4 Million PCORI Grant  

Desktop News | April 2023 Dr. Susan White, a professor and Doddridge Saxon Chair in Clinical Psychology at The University of Alabama, is a Principal Investigator on a research project who has been awarded a $4 million grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).   The grant will fund a study aimed at testing the effectiveness of a psychosocial treatment designed to target emotion dysregulation in autistic adolescents and adults. The study will compare this treatment against a well-established transdiagnostic […]

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UA Expedition Seeks New Invertebrate Species in Eastern Antarctica

Desktop News | March 2023 A team of scientists from the Kocot lab in the Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama will be embarking on an exciting journey to the Eastern Antarctic from March 7 – May 4, 2023. The expedition, funded by the National Science Foundation, is aimed at documenting and describing the region’s invertebrate animal biodiversity and studying their evolutionary history.  “Most of the participants on this cruise are students or postdocs and for most, […]

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